New webinar series explores innovation and the human element of the 'new normal'

Innovation York has partnered with the City of Markham’s Small Business Centre to develop the “COVID-19 Innovators Series” to help the community gain the necessary tools and support needed during the pandemic. The webinar series aims to foster positive conversations and provide helpful insights to support communities with adjusting to the new realities of social distancing and virtual connectivity.

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Simulations, virtual reality and serious gaming offer important advantages in remote learning

As postsecondary institutions turn to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, SimXSpace, a new player in the education space, is sharpening the focus on experiential education in online learning through the power of simulations. SimXSpace brings together Virtual Reality, Simulated Person Methodology and Serious Gaming into a single online resource and it has the potential to dramatically transform learning.

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Coronavirus super-spreaders: Who -- or where -- are they?

For the first time in several weeks since the global pandemic was declared, citizens are able to enter certain retailers, visit their dentist, have their homes cleaned – but is there data to tell us what locations are the most risky in terms of exposure to the virus? Paul McDonald, dean of the Faculty of Health, discusses whether locations can be super-spreaders of disease.

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