Mapping Ryerson’s COVID-19 research


Explore our interactive map to discover how researchers from across the university have reacted to the pandemic.

Ryerson researchers have been at the forefront of responding to the global health crisis of COVID-19, whether it’s pivoting ongoing research or undertaking entirely new projects. From examining social impacts and the effects on our mental health, to advancing policy, to tracking the virus and developing new technologies, our researchers are meeting the many challenges presented by the pandemic.

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Indigenous Health Health-Care Strategies Social Impact Diagnosis and Treatment Public Health Policy Technology Mental Health Infrastructure Work and Economy Indigenous Health Indigenous Health Investigating impacts on Indigenous health Colonialism of the Curve: Indigenous Communities & Bad Covid Data COVID-19, the Numbered Treaties & the Politics of Life COVID-19 & Indigenous Communities: Information and Resources Close X Health-Care Strategies Health-Care Strategies Evolving health-care strategies in a pandemic Researchers to develop simulation to manage COVID-19 nurse workload Connecting with care: Supporting social well-being in long-term care homes during pandemics and beyond The NIA’s ‘Iron Ring’ Guidance for Protecting Older Canadians in Long-Term Care and Congregate Living Settings Close X Social Impact Social Impact Examining issues affecting communities From SARS to COVID-19: Putting the spotlight on anti-Asian racism Immigrants and migrants face uneven impacts from COVID-19: report Male Identity, Sexuality, Masks and Veils Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks A Culture of Exploitation: “Reconciliation” and the Institutions of Canadian Art Close X Public Health Public Health Tracking and containing the virus How sewage science can be used to fight COVID-19 and future pandemics Ryerson’s Social Media Lab partners with WHO on new initiative to examine COVID-19 fact-checking efforts from around the world Examining emergent school food models during and after COVID-19 Communication and COVID-19 New Expert-Developed Tool Helps Individuals Assess Their Risks Associated with Visiting with Others During COVID-19 Pandemic Close X Diagnosis and Treatment Diagnosis and Treatment Tackling COVID-19 from the lab The “Covidascope” uses machine learning to assess COVID-19 patients remotely How a Ryerson-led team is developing an ultra-sensitive testing technology for COVID-19 and beyond Biomedical Zone graduate uses AI to meet challenges like COVID-19 Grant will fund Ryerson researchers’ efforts to develop COVID-19 immunity test Close X Policy Policy Adapting policies for pandemics The Race to Trace - Security and Privacy of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps COVID-19 Research Taskforce Preparing for food security after COVID-19: Strengthening equity and resiliency in future emergency response in Toronto Pandemic Borders: Examining the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic Researcher and students partner with the City of Toronto to offer insight into COVID-19 PPE supply insecurity Close X Technology Technology Leveraging innovative technology and equipment Taking PPE production from 4 hours to 35 seconds Fashion partners with industry and hospitals to battle mask shortage How Ryerson students are designing drones to fly COVID-19 supplies to remote communities Close X Work and Economy Work and Economy Assessing impacts on the economy and work Journalism professor April Lindgren researches impact of COVID-19 pandemic on local news sector The impact of COVID-19 on the FinTech industry Motor vehicle sales during COVID-19 in Canada Telework during COVID-19 lockdown in Canada Close X Mental Health Mental Health Studying mental health effects of the pandemic Kids will need recess more than ever when returning to school post-coronavirus Dr. Kristine Newman’s research leads to a new video resource for young caregivers What do nurses need to survive the emotional impacts of COVID-19? Close X Infrastructure Infrastructure Exploring the resilience of our cities The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food’s murky supply chains Pandemic preparedness is a multi-disciplinary challenge Mapping Toronto’s Digital Divide Feeding the City: Pandemic and Beyond Close X

To view the complete lists of Mapping Ryerson's COVID-19 Research, visit the OVPRI webpage.