What does it mean to be ready for a pandemic?

Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, founder and director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, has been preparing for COVID-19 his whole career. Learn how he and other university researchers are already responding to the global crisis.

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COVID-19 Research and Emergency Student Support

We are facing both a historic public health crisis and a profound economic challenge. With your generosity, students who need emergency assistance can get it, and researchers can accelerate their work into vaccines and treatments for COVID-19.

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Participate in Critical Research

U of A researchers are conducting surveys to explore how the pandemic is affecting our lives and the lives of our family. You can contribute to this valuable research in minutes from the safety of your home.

Communicating with family & friends during COVID-19

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Movement Behaviours among Canadian Toddlers and Preschoolers: Before, During, and After COVID-19

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Be the Cure

Health research is an important part of care in Alberta. With our province facing the challenges of COVID-19, health research needs your help more than ever. A number of COVID-19 studies are currently underway in Alberta. To find out how you can participate, visit BeTheCure.ca »