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.

July 27, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Oldest animals | Caterpillars and caribou | COVID science updates this week | July 27, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

July 13, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Early re-opening vs vaccines | Arctic navigation & oil spills | COVID research updates | July 13, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 29, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

2020 sea ice loss explained | Dinos’ long demise | Moon-sized white dwarf | This week’s COVID news | June 29, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 22, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Arctic dino-nests | Iceberg landslides | Anglo-Saxon heritage | COVID-19 updates this week | June 22, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 15, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Dry rivers | COVID travel | Sneaky viruses | Toxic beauty | New science values | June 15, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 8, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Flu vaccine, pregnancy & kids’ health outcomes | Himalaya disaster | Postpartum pandemic effects | June 8, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 1, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Nature climate solutions | Vitamin D COVID | Smaller right whales | June 1, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

May 25, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Pandemic ER visits | Salmon-virus source | Sea lice pesticide resistance | Electric walking | COVID research this week | May 25, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

May 18, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Arctic zombie fires | Old gold mine poison | Vaccine clots | May 18, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

May 11, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Delayed COVID shutdown costs | Ancient poo microbes | May 11, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

May 4, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Sea level rise | Hybrid salmon | Early burial | May 4, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

April 27, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Glaciers’ shrinking race | COVID & crowded homes | Bird needs better boreal | April 27, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

April 20, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up

Bowheads’ Arctic winters | COVID suicide risk | COVID aerosols | April 20, 2021 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

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.

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