COVID-19

COVID-19: What Spring Whispered to Winter

9 Sep 2020

A few weeks ago, a group of physicians gathered to discuss and reflect on how the COVID-19 crisis unfolded in Canada this spring. While the population braces for more uncertainty as the season...

Startup Founders Help Each Other Weather the COVID-19 Crisis

21 Aug 2020

Startups and their founders have had to weather especially damaging effects during the pandemic. But, according to a study undertaken by McGill University professors Elena Obukhova and Daphne...

Leading Global Health Sustainably—Now and Beyond COVID-19

10 Aug 2020

While the five-phase project management cycle developed by Duncan is, for many, the gold standard, the long-term commitment among recipient populations, health care professionals, and/or governing...

Coronavirus is Making Clear There Is No Solidarity in the EU

29 Jul 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout the E.U., economically stronger members, such as Germany and the Netherlands, are reluctant to come to the assistance of the weaker—and coincidentally...

How Will Tariff Uncertainty Affect Financial Markets?

20 Jul 2020

Against the backdrop of tariff wars and a pandemic, one question that investors are asking is whether they can trust financial analysts’ earnings projections for their investment decisions. On the...

To Fight the Coronavirus Budget Crisis, Act Like Alexander Hamilton

9 Jul 2020

As the pandemic takes its financial toll on states across the U.S., McGill University’s Professor Patrick Augustin suggests that compromise and unity from the federal government could provide a...

Adapting our Global Supply Chains During a Historic Pandemic

19 Jun 2020

For the last several decades we have been conditioned to assume that necessities like food items and cleaning supplies will be readily available whenever we require them. But the COVID-19 pandemic...

Here’s How to Check in on Your AI System, as COVID-19 Plays Havoc

19 Jun 2020

A number of AI systems are breaking down in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, spotlighting a well-known limitation of AI systems: they do not handle novel situations well. Professor Matissa...

AI Can Help With the COVID-19 Crisis — but the Right Human Input Is Key

15 Jun 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to help us tackle the pressing issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. But, as McGill University’s Matissa Hollister explains, it is not the...

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