All News at CHE

Here is a list of news items associated with CHE (reverse chronological order):

News Item – Attracting top talent: How one U of T Engineering search committee redesigned its hiring process

August 31, 2022

News Item – Timothy Chan named U of T’s associate vice-president and vice-provost, strategic initiatives

August 5, 2022

News Item – Drone-delivered defibrillators could save lives

May 10, 2022

News Item – Sanjeev Chandra, Mark Chignell and Craig Simmons among nine U of T Engineering faculty to receive 2022 Connaught Innovation Awards

March 31, 2022

News Item – How data science could enhance water practices and equity in India

February 22, 2022

Podcast – Drones and defibrillators: Saving minutes to save lives

February 3, 2022

Audio Recordings – Lessons learned by hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic

February 3, 2022

News Item – City of Toronto to distribute COVID-19 rapid tests to child care centres

January 19, 2022

News Item – World first: Drone delivers defibrillator that saves man in cardiac arrest

January 5, 2022

News Item – Omicron is poised to overtake Delta in Ontario: What you need to know

December 13, 2021

News Item – Rising COVID-19 cases on campus prompt several universities to cancel in-person exams

December 13, 2021

Press Release – Meet U of T Engineering’s new Associate Dean, Cross-Disciplinary Programs

November 15, 2021

News Item – Ontario to lift capacity limits starting Monday

October 29, 2021

Event – Skule Lunch & Learn presents Healthcare Engineering: Models to Support Healthcare Decision Making (Oct. 13)

October 1, 2021

Press Release – Optimizing patient prioritization for admission to rehab among four projects powered by Connaught New Researcher awards

August 27, 2021

News Item – Good news: The spread of COVID-19 has slowed. Bad news: It probably won’t last

August 27, 2021

News Item – Mayor of Niagara Falls hopes for ‘more meaningful step’ to allow for vaccinated U.S. tourists

July 22, 2021

Podcast – COVID-19 and the U.S. border, Not many Canadians want an election & There is a good reason why the Blue Origin rocket looks like that

July 21, 2021

News Item – ‘The world is watching us’: Pressure mounts for Canada to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines

June 3, 2021

News Item – U.S. unveils COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan, Canada is a priority

June 3, 2021

News Item – Help from above

May 20, 2021

News Item – How modelling informs tough ICU decisions during COVID-19: U of T Engineering researchers explain

May 17, 2021

Event – 2021 Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference (June 7-10)

May 9, 2021

News Item – Pandemic modelling: U of T Engineering expert explains

May 6, 2021

News Item – Congratulations 2020-2021 Capstone project winners!

May 3, 2021

News Item – Professor Michael Carter receives U of T President’s Impact Award

March 31, 2021

News Item – Tight lockdown coming soon for Toronto, predicts member of Ontario’s science advisory table

March 30, 2021

News Item – Ontario gave out a record 72,451 vaccine doses Tuesday — but experts say the goal should be more than double that

March 24, 2021

News Item – Canada now vaccinating over 100K per day. Here’s what it will take to hit September target

March 22, 2021

News Item – A Year of COVID-19: An Interview with Dr. Aleman

March 18, 2021

News Item – Pandemic bike lanes increase accessibility of Canadian cities

March 18, 2021

Event – Research Spotlight: A Fast and Granular Agent-Based Simulation Model of COVID-19 (Apr. 1)

March 11, 2021

News Item – Canada could see more vaccine hurdles while at mercy of other nations, experts warn

March 11, 2021

News Item – Ontario vaccine rollout plan

March 10, 2021

News Item – Is a single dose of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine enough?

March 4, 2021

News Item – Some Torontonians 80 and up can start preregistering for COVID-19 vaccines

March 2, 2021

News Item – Booking a shot across the GTA causing some confusion

March 2, 2021

News Item – 2,250 front-line Toronto police officers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting this week

March 1, 2021

News Item – ActiveTO, bike lanes, and low-stress cycling

February 25, 2021

News Item – New Grad Profile: IndE Alumna Tammi Hawa’s role in the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

February 25, 2021

News Item – COVID-19: Mass-vaccination clinics being established in municipalities, but province mum on details

February 21, 2021

News Item – Toronto’s COVID-19 bike lane expansion boosted access to jobs, retail: U of T study

February 19, 2021

News Item – There are now 18 confirmed cases of the UK COVID variant in Durham

February 14, 2021

News Item – Ontario could be on course for nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases daily if lockdowns lift and variant digs in

February 12, 2021

News Item – ‘Significant underestimation’: Canada’s COVID-19 case count likely much higher than reported

February 12, 2021

News Item – Peel, York and Toronto see rapid growth of variant that started in U.K. Here’s how the aggressive strain of COVID-19 is moving across the province

February 11, 2021

News Item – A third wave of COVID-19 is ‘inevitable.’ Inside the looming fight other countries have already waged

February 11, 2021

News Item – Canada’s pandemic ‘finish line’ is not a given: experts

January 28, 2021

News Item – Ontario’s second wave of COVID-19 hit a grim milestone Friday

January 22, 2021

Ontario’s new lockdown is confusing. A big question remains: Will it work?

January 15, 2021

Podcast – Fight back with Libby Znaimer: Ontario’s latest COVID-19 modelling – January 12 2021

January 12, 2021

News Item – ‘Around the clock’: Experts weigh in on speeding up Canada’s vaccination rollout

January 6, 2021

News Item – Doctors point to staffing issues as second wave of COVID-19 rips through Ontario’s nursing homes

January 4, 2021

News Item – Delayed lockdown could result in 10,000 additional COVID-19 cases in Ontario

December 23, 2020

Event – Webinar: Data and decision sciences to support health system planning in Ontario (Jan. 15)

December 22, 2020

News Item – How will the holidays affect COVID-19 case counts? Three charts that dive into grim prospects, at home and abroad

December 14, 2020

News Item – As a southwest Ontario hospital postpones some surgeries, experts warn more delays could be coming. These 4 charts sum up COVID-19 right now

December 7, 2020

News Item – Toronto pandemic expert says holiday travelling of any kind shouldn’t happen this year

November 24, 2020

News Item – Why this lockdown might not work, plus the growing battle inside Ontario long-term-care homes: 5 charts that show the state of the pandemic

November 23, 2020

News Item – COVID-19 data explained: Which numbers matter most — and when

November 23, 2020

News Item – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Black Canadians

November 20, 2020

Opinion – The puzzle of a riddle in a conundrum

November 15, 2020

News Item – Where exactly are Canadians catching COVID-19? Authorities are not totally sure

November 14, 2020

Press Release – How an optimization algorithm can help Ontario detect opportunities for better cancer care

November 13, 2020

News Item – COVID-19: What we know about the second wave and a targeted approach for protecting Canadians

October 29, 2020

News Item – Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 834 cases, 5 deaths; France imposes new national lockdown; Bank of Canada holds rate steady

October 28, 2020

News Item – How low testing on the weekend may be making it harder to control Ontario’s second wave

October 28, 2020

News Item – Coronavirus: More testing needed for a true depiction of COVID-19 spread, expert says

October 26, 2020

News Item – Guelph reports 17 new coronavirus cases from weekend, active cases at 42

October 26, 2020

News Item – COVID-19 outbreak with 19 cases at Wilfrid Laurier University over: public health

October 26, 2020

News Item – Do we really have a handle on COVID-19 spread in Ontario? Testing problems are leading many to question if anyone actually knows what’s happening

October 20, 2020

News Item – Contact tracing as a strategy to combat spread of COVID-19

October 19, 2020

News Item – Expert in contact tracing blames provincial leadership, not health units, for shortfalls

October 14, 2020

News Item – Expert suggests skipping holidays this year as COVID-19 looms over Thanksgiving dinner

October 10, 2020

News Item – Hundreds of federal staff now helping provinces do contact tracing

October 5, 2020

Press Release – Connaught Global Challenge: How big data can help athletes and sports teams play smarter

October 5, 2020

News Item – Confusion around the second COVID-19 wave

October 1, 2020

News Item – Toronto officials push province for new restrictions as rate of new COVID-19 infections soars to highest ever

October 1, 2020

News Item – Stuck in lockdown limbo? Here’s what to expect in the second wave

September 30, 2020

News Item – A little engineering, a lot of customer service: What it will take to fix COVID-19 test lineups

September 27, 2020

News Item – Canada’s death toll could hit 16,000 by the end of 2020, new modelling warns

September 26, 2020

News Item – ‘Community spread’ is driving Ontario’s second wave — here’s why that leaves more questions than answers

September 23, 2020

Press Release – U of T researchers receive federal funding for research on social, cultural, economic impacts of COVID-19

September 21, 2020

Press Release – Connaught New Researcher awards boost data-driven decision making and machine learning research

September 17, 2020

Press Release – U of T Engineering community rallies together to record messages of support for Back to Skule™

September 10, 2020

News Item – Will my kids be safe?

September 7, 2020

News Item – Where are you most likely to encounter COVID-19 in Toronto? Check our interactive map

September 3, 2020

News Item – Are U of T’s fall reopening plans safe? No, say some community members

August 28, 2020

Academic publication – Modelling resource requirements and physician staffing to provide virtual urgent medical care for residents of long-term care homes: a cross-sectional study

August 20, 2020

News Item – Ontario optometrists are redirecting patients to ERs to protest underfunding

August 10, 2020

Press Release – Five MIE professors receive promotions this summer

August 7, 2020

News Item – What Doug Ford and Ontario got right – and wrong – in four months of fighting COVID-19. We asked seven experts to weigh in

July 18, 2020

News Item – COVID-19: A second wave?

July 10, 2020

News Item – MIE students and Prof. Scott Sanner collaborate with LG Sciencepark and win Continual Learning competition at international conference

July 8, 2020

News Item – Why Canada must stand on guard for possible second wave

June 26, 2020

News Item – Will Canada see a second wave of COVID-19? This is what other countries are seeing

June 25, 2020

News Item – Is Toronto really ready to reopen? These 4 charts explain why some experts are urging caution

June 22, 2020

Opinion – Why is Ontario still locked down?

June 20, 2020

News Item – After months of criticism, Ontario is overhauling COVID-19 data collection. Here’s why some say it could be a game-changer

June 18, 2020

News Item – Data collecting method called ‘among worst’ in country

June 1, 2020

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