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COVID-19 outreach and research News Archive

Melanie MacKinnon and Dr. Marcia Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Transformative work in real time’

March 3, 2021 — 
Long-standing collaborative relationships between a University of Manitoba health institute and Indigenous communities laid the groundwork for UM to support a First Nations-led response to COVID-19, two health leaders said in a recent keynote address.

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Digitizing archives can make information more accessible, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. // Shutterstock

For the record: Digitizing archives can increase access to information but compromise privacy

March 1, 2021 — 
'Given the ubiquity of digital technologies today, creating archives of born-digital records must be our most urgent priority — including records created during the COVID-19 pandemic'

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Research and International

Hip to heparin

March 1, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is emerging as a global leader in COVID-19 anticoagulation trials thanks to their innovative, global trial studying different types of heparin, an anticoagulant (blood thinning) and anti-inflammatory drug

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Research and International

On the wing

March 1, 2021 — 
How birds changed their migrations during lockdowns

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People wearing masks.

Research and International

Pandemic fallout

March 1, 2021 — 
Newcomers and Indigenous people shoulder heavier burden

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Illustration of matches for ResearchLIFE feature.

Preventing unintended disaster

March 1, 2021 — 
A UM team is starting a novel study to see if our cautionary measures are enabling a disaster somewhere else

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Research and International

COVID-19 anxiety in the age of the anthropocene

March 1, 2021 — 
Graduate student Sarah Paradis work will show how traditional learning environments, such as schools and classrooms have become impacted by the pandemic

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Research shows the breast milk of women who have recovered from COVID-19 offers a source of COVID-19 antibodies. // Shutterstock

Breastfeeding research improves lives and advances health, but faces conflicts

February 9, 2021 — 
Breastfeeding and breast milk provide big opportunities to support maternal, infant and population health

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Third year med student Megan Sorokopud-Jones

UM community adapts to face COVID-19 challenges

February 5, 2021 — 
Researchers, alumni, donors, faculty and students respond with leadership

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Older caregivers report unprecedented and unrelenting levels of responsibility, stress and isolation due to COVID-19 and pandemic-related protocols. // Image from Shutterstock

Older caregivers struggling with extra burdens of home care during COVID-19

February 1, 2021 — 
Older caregivers report struggling with increased levels of responsibility, stress and isolation due to COVID-19 and pandemic-related protocols

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