Webinars

UCalgary webinars with researchers and experts that focus on topics we can use during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We add more webinars regularly. 

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Canadian Agriculture Roots: A Look Back at the Last 140 Years in Canada

Take a journey with us as we get back to our roots. What was Canadian agriculture like and how has it changed over the past 140 years? You will also enjoy a Bannock cooking demonstration. 

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Webinar: Up Close and Personal With Stampede Horses 

Hear about the research and scientific expertise that goes into caring for horses at the Stampede, as well as personal stories about what these magnificent animals are capable of — and how. 

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Virtual Reverse Trade Show: Rapid Solutions for COVID-19 in Continuing Care 

COVID-19 has hit continuing care facilities hard. A (virtual) Reverse Trade Show on July 7 aimed to identify rapid technical solutions to help prepare continuing care for the next wave and future. 

Webinar: Sustainable finance in a post-pandemic world

Prior to COVID-19, green investment was accelerating, but how will the trend change now? Three expert panelists will debate and discuss the current state and future possibilities of sustainable finance. Video coming soon. 

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KE Conversations: Moving services and events from in-person to online

Join Laura Whitton, Program & Community Development Specialist at the Hunter Hub, for a discussion about what makes virtual engagement different from in-person interactions and how we can humanize these digital experiences. This online event is part of a series of conversations hosted by the Knowledge Engagement (KE) team in Research Services.

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Campfire Chats

How have Indigenous communities navigated the COVID-19 crisis, and how can we use Indigenous ways of knowing to move forward together with strength and hope? Join us for Campfire Chats to honour National Indigenous Peoples Day. 

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Webinar: Senior care – What needs to change?

As the COVID-19 pandemic has escalated, long-term care settings and older adults have been particularly affected. Dr. Lorraine Venturato, PhD, discusses pre-pandemic long-term care, explores why this sector has been hit so hard, and considers the future of long-term care post-COVID-19

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Webinar: Anatomy of a pandemic - Policy implications of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has policy implications that will affect Canadians well into the future. Learn about changes to health care policy, and how this crisis is impacting youth with disabilities. 

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KE Conversations: Offering support for COVID-19 related grief and loss

How has COVID-19 changed our understandings of grief? In addition to grieving the loss of loved ones during these difficult times, we are also experiencing the loss of social activities and major milestones as a result of social distancing measures. Join the Knowledge Engagement (KE) team and Dr. Heather Boynton, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, for a candid conversation around grief and loss in the age of COVID-19. Video coming soon.

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Webinar: Anatomy of a Pandemic - COVID-19 and the Internet | hoaxes, misinformation and fake news

At the Anatomy of a Pandemic digital forum on June 11, Drs. Cheryl Peters, PhD, Christen Rachul, PhD, and Gordon Pennycook, PhD, will discuss the phenomena of hoaxes, misinformation and fake news circulating on the Internet, and what it means for the pandemic response. Video coming soon.

Webinar: Anatomy of a Pandemic - How COVID-19 is Impacting Children's Health and Mental Wellbeing

Find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting younger generations, and learn strategies to support kids and youth during this crisis during an Anatomy of a Pandemic digital forum.

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Webinar: Managing ADHD during isolation

Our experts share resources for parents of children with ADHD, as well as for adults with ADHD, including tools and tips for home-schooling, navigating emotions, staying focused, managing distractions and setting boundaries for daily life while working from home

Webinar: Business as (Un)usual – The Economic Impact of COVID-19 

Join industry leaders and members of the Premier’s Economic Recovery Council Jack Mintz and Mac Van Wielingen, LLD'14,  for this Idea Exchange webinar about the local and global impacts of COVID-19 on our economy. Video coming soon.
 

Idea Exchange webinar: Public Health Lessons of COVID-19

Public health systems are adapting to the changing landscape of COVID-19 through research, treatment, planning and response. Join President McCauley and a panel of experts for a discussion on the public health lessons we have learned so far. 

Webinar: Canada’s energy transition

What does Canada’s energy sector look like in the era of cheap oil, how can it continue to compete, and what is the role of universities in fostering innovation for Canada’s energy future? Our expert weighs in.

Enbridge Research in Action webinar: Adjusting to post-COVID-19 reality

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the survival and longevity of almost every business across the western world. Learn how your company can find its place in this new world. 

Webinar: The elusive pandemic peak

We talk to two experts in infectious disease about why the COVID-19 peak may take longer than projected, why the infection rate is still growing, and what a return to normal — whatever that may be — might look like

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Webinar: Anatomy of a pandemic - planning, response, & the human toll

This digital forum will provide a first-hand account of how the health care system is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic from physicians on the front-lines. 

Webinar: Giving when it matters most

We talk to two community leaders about the innovative ways they're lending a hand during the coronavirus pandemic — both to frontline health-care workers and to people who've been hit hard by prevention measures.

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Webinar: Anatomy of a pandemic - Current status of the COVID-19 emergency

Explore the current status of COVID-19 with respect to its biology, its transmissibility, and the public health measures needed to flatten the curve. It also touched on the future, long-term consequences of this global pandemic on public health and health systems. Featuring presenters Dr. John Conly and Dr. Richelle Schindler.

Webinar: Could a drug originally used as a treatment for malaria prove to be a treatment for COVID-19?

Dr. Luanne Metz, MD, and Dr. Michael Hill, MD, discuss the exploration of a possible treatment for COVID-19 via a clinical trial, targeting people who have tested positive for the virus and are at highest risk of developing a severe illness. 

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Webinar: Keys to Getting Through it All

Registered psychologist Dr. Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen, PhD, discusses how mindfulness and self-compassion are more important than ever as people find themselves managing impossible situations. 

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Webinar: Mental wellness: Coping through the crisis 

Many of us are experiencing increased anxiety, fear and stress related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In this webinar, UCalgary’s Dr. Keith Dobson will share expert advice on coping and thriving during this challenging time.

Webinar: COVID-19 Questions and answers

If you missed the webinar, The faces of COVID-19, or want more, watch the sequel. Our scholars are back in another on-demand event to address your most pressing questions on the truth about the virus. 

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Webinar: Keeping a grip on fitness

With gyms and parks closed, how do we maintain our physical health? Dr. Patricia Doyle-Baker reviews the key attributes of fitness and how to stay strong while keeping your distance. 

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Webinar: Parenting in a time of physical distancing

Our scholars discuss strategies for promoting parent and child well-being during COVID-19. Watch the on-demand webinar for expert tips to recognize stress, manage routines and balance daily activities. 

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Webinar: Tips for parents during school closures

With schools closed, parents are challenged to facilitate children’s continued learning at home while balancing family health and well-being. Hear advice from a UCalgary teaching and learning expert. 

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Webinar: The faces of COVID-19

Our scholars discuss the truth about viruses and address pressing questions about COVID-19, including its origins, implications for other viruses, public health measures being taken, and why the global impact is so big. 

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