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Tag: COVID-19

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Connectivity in the COVID era and beyond by Dean Waverman
April 12, 2021

The state of Canada’s telecommunications

The pandemic highlighted that reliable telecommunications infrastructure is essential for work and education for millions of Canadians.

Kellogg Case Competition
February 11, 2021

DeGroote MBA students place third in Kellogg Healthcare Case Competition

The DeGroote MBA team placed third overall in the 2021 Kellogg Healthcare Case Competition, which focused on COVID-19 vaccination rates.

Man working from home with no dress pants
December 8, 2020

Dress pants optional

How retailers are dealing with changing consumer habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Young woman shopping online
December 1, 2020

How the pandemic is affecting consumer behaviour

Assistant Professor Chris Ling explains how the pandemic has affected consumer behaviour.

Medical technology concept. Remote medicine. Electronic medical record.
November 12, 2020

COVID-19 drives digital transformation in health care

Driven by COVID-19 disruption, our EMBA candidates in the medical field have been propelled into a space of digital transformation.

DeGroote COVID researchers
November 8, 2020

Researchers advance our understanding of the implications of COVID-19

DeGroote's world-leading experts are researching the impact of the global coronavirus outbreak.

Female entrepreneur in front of desk in home office
November 6, 2020

Virtual incubator trains entrepreneurs to bounce back from COVID

An innovative virtual incubator is helping women whose careers have suffered during the pandemic.

Truck carrying pipes
October 22, 2020

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

DeGroote professor Elkafi Hassini and colleagues from U of T and York U receive $3.1M to study the community impact of home delivery.

Medical technology
October 16, 2020

How the eHealth program put Kieran Kwok on the leading edge of health care innovation

eHealth graduate Kieran Kwok predicts that digital technologies will help build resilient health care systems after the pandemic.

Tal Dehtiar headshot
October 9, 2020

Oliberté pivots from manufacturing shoes to masks

Alumnus Tal Dehtiar's (MBA'04) entrepreneurial journey from manufacturing shoes to masks during COVID-19 times.

Hospital quarantining COVID-19 patient
October 7, 2020

Data-driven pandemic solutions for hospitals

Using data to find ways to help maxed-out hospitals and patients cope with the pandemic and other crises.

Woman wearing mask at airport
September 25, 2020

Using AI to protect air passengers in a pandemic

How do you know if it’s safe to fly? Using AI to minimize the risk of spreading disease in airplanes and airports.