Journalists’ resources for covering COVID-19

We are compiling resources to help you cover the COVID-19 pandemic and the rapidly changing information that is emerging on this topic.

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For your reference: Canadian COVID-19 academic experts

We’ve compiled this list of Canadian experts to help facilitate your coverage of the pandemic and related, emerging research.

April 13, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Wildfire carbon loss | Northward-moving warbler | Prioritizing vaccinations | April 13, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

April 6, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Contact tracing | Egg-hunting bears | Cannabis accidents | April 6, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

March 30, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Bacon bites back | COVID-variant targets & tests | March 30, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

March 23, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Food-industry pressure | Sick salmon | COVID-19 control modelling | March 23, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

March 16, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Sharing fake news | Ocean protection | Digging dino | March 16, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

March 9, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Road-salt rivers | Cold-water oil spill | COVID travel protocols | March 9, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

March 2, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

COVID CO2 reductions | Salmon-starved orca | Inside the Matrix | March 2, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

February 23, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Bears need blubber | COVID costs | Harmful “eco-friendly” chemical | February 23, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

February 16, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Hot, parched frogs | Small cod | Kids know COVID kills | February 16, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

February 9, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Stress & COVID compliance | COVID transfusion treatment | February 9, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

February 2, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Noisy ocean | COVID vaccine | Junk-food neighbourhoods | February 2, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

January 26, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Tick geography | COVID school testing | January 26, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

January 19, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Greener pastures vs caribou | COVID spit tests | January 19, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

January 12, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Plastic-polluted western rivers | Fleece fibres choke Arctic | January 12, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

January 5, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Maximizing vaccine benefits | Last Ice Area in peril | Climate-warming threshold | January 5, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

December 22, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Nature-benefit map | Subsea permafrost melt | December 22, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

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