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COVID-19 Research

Addressing COVID-19 Gaps and Challenges

  • This news release discusses the Canadian government's commitment to learning which areas of COVID-19 research require the most investment and the importance of strengthening our domestic capabilities in preparation for future health crises.
  • This pronouncement reveals the funding provided by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to support projects under the Pandemic Response Challenge program, which address the gaps in COVID-19 knowledge, and to support pr

COVID-19 Research Investments

  • This report discloses the results of the Canadian Government's COVID-19 rapid research funding competition developed in April 2020 in collaboration with the Canadian Institute of Health Research.
  • This page discusses the details of the competition, the purpose of this research, how this program helps to inform government decision-making, and how this has beneficial international implications.

Canada's Research Response to COVID-19

  • This document developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada was crafted to address the Government of Canada's efforts to mobilize research to properly address COVID-19.
  • Research is a fundamental aspect in identifying and preventing the spread of COVID-19 and in developing vaccines and treatments against the virus.
  • This report highlights the Government of Canada's investments

CanCOVID Network

  • This page discloses the details of the CanCOVID Network, which was created by Canada's Chief Science Advisor in collaboration with the other governmental science advisors and research groups.
  • CanCOVID is a nation-wide network of health, science, and policy experts who have come together to collaborate in the research of COVID-19 in order to make the most evidence-based decisions to best address the COVID-19 crises in Canada.

Open Access to COVID-19 Publications

  • This is a call for open access to COVID-19 publications, which was made for members of the Scholarly Publishing Community on behalf of the Chief Science Advisors from 16 countries including Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
  • This address was made in the early days of the pandemic since science and technology advisors from around the world knew the best course of action to address the coronavirus was to urge publishers to make their current and futu