Impact Stories


Research on oral vaccines yields discovery that led to a new kind of protective mask capable of killing viruses and bacteria.

Most scientists and health authorities support wearing cloth face masks in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A team of researchers from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering are developing a new way to coat tiny particles

McMaster University is now home to an established network of engineers, clinicians, local manufacturers and companies dedicated to advancing pe

Evidence shows that cloth masks, particularly those with several layers of cotton cloth, block droplet and aerosol contamination of the environ

A startup from the University of Toronto Scarborough is helping hospitals and health service providers find critical supplies after its original bu

Evidence reviews of masks, goggles and shoe covers suggest individual pieces of personal protective equipment aren’t enough by themselves to protect health worke

Waterloo engineers creating personalized masks for front line workers and patients with autoimmune deficiencies