Impact Stories


As COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the economy, speculation about the future of work abounds.

Dr. Doug Mahoney, PhD, has spent a lifetime working with viruses.

As the world prepares for future waves of COVID-19, the ability to predict mutations in the novel coronavirus even before they emerge will

COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery face increased risks of pulmonary complications or even death when compared to those not suffering from the dis

A student’s idea – brought from concept to testing by a host of Western experts – has the potential to reduce exposure to COVID-19 and lead to a safe

Professor Samira Rahimi is using real-time AI technology to track, monitor and predict COVID-19 symptoms among high-risk seniors in Montreal and Tor

This story is part of the “Making a difference” series, in which we shine a spotlight on the many ways—both big and small—that UBC communit

New AI algorithms that provide information about physical distancing, the isolation measures that a person who tested positive for C

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

Researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are leading a study to learn more about what factors may predict or prevent stress during and foll