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This podcast series takes a deep dive into a variety of topics relating to COVID-19. Hosted by prominent members of the UCalgary community, COVIDcast invites academics and experts to share their expertise with the broader community.


Episode 29: Escape with STEM

Brennan O'Yeung, founder of Escape with STEM — escape room experiences designed to inspire young Indigenous students to enter STEM fields — talks about moving the program online during the pandemic.  

Episode 28: Student Mental Health

Dr. Kevin Baird, a psychiatrist in our Student Wellness Centre, talks about providing mental health support for students, the issues they're facing, and what supports are available during the pandemic and when they return to campus. 


Episode 27: Kids Living with ADHD

Dr. Emma Climie, PhD, talks about some of the issues faced by kids with ADHD and their parents, managing things like learning, sleep and physical activity, and what a return to school might look like. 


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City and UCalgary students find solutions to improve downtown safety and vibrancy

'9 Block' partnership focuses on making area around City Hall more welcoming...

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How I'm spending my summer: Making cross-cultural connections in health care

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Digital archives of Alberta residential schools may serve educational role

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Vulnerable entrepreneurs find clarity and success through new COVID-19 student initiative

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