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COVID-19 self-assessment
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If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine…

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UHN Patient COVID-19 Info
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UHN’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page has the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19 for patients and visitors to UHN as well as the general public.…

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UHN Research Intranet
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Stay updated with the latest guidelines and updates for UHN Researchers concerning COVID-19. A UHN Login or internal connection is required. UHN Research Intranet Page

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UHN IPAC Preparedness
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Check the intranet for the most up-to-date information and guidance on UHN’s COVID-19 response. UHN Login or internal connection required. UHN IPAC Preparedness Page

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WORK FROM HOME RESOURCES
Individual Development Plans
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myIDP – You have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing your PhD degree.  Now it’s time to focus on how to leverage your…

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Video Conferencing Do’s/Don’ts
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As more and more workplaces transition to being remote, we’re learning how to navigate all the aspects of working digitally. Meetings are moving entirely online,…

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What to do while you #WFH
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Trying to figure out what to do? Maybe you won’t get to all 10 things, but you’ll feel far more productive while you’re working from…

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5 Tips for #WFH
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Not used to working from home? Here are 5 tips to maximize productivity while you’re away from the office. 5 Tips for Working from Home

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Host a Virtual Meeting
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Virtual meetings – even impromptu ones – can be run more effectively, using basic meeting best practices and easy-to-use, inexpensive technology. How to Host a…

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Scan a Document
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Need to scan a document at home but don’t have access to a scanner? Here are some instructions kindly provided by Cathy Chau at TGHRI –…

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Remote Network Access
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Most of the commonly used research applications are now available through the research Intranet. Use of ‘VPN’ to connect off-site is the new preferred standard…

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Journal Article Access
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Follow the above link for infomraiton on how to access journal articles via the University of Toronto or UHN Libraries. If you have any issues,…

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WEBINARS
edX
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Open Enrollment – edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million…

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Coping with Anything
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Three steps to coping with anything (including COVID-19) – Drs. Bob Maunder and Jon Hunter made this video to help their hospital colleagues to cope…

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Identify, Assist, Refer
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Identify, Assist, Refer – This online module was created to strengthen the University of Toronto’s systems of support for student mental health. Check it out here.

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Introduction to R
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Online Now –  R is rapidly becoming the most important scripting language for both experimental and computational biologists. It is well designed, efficient, widely adopted…

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Outbreak Research
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Starts March 30th – 11AM EST Infectious Disease Outbreak Research: Insights and Trends Over the past two decades, the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks.…

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COVID-19 and Epidemiology
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Starts March 31st – Fighting COVID-19 with Epidemiology: A Johns Hopkins Teach-Out This free Teach-Out is for anyone who has been curious about how we…

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Spatial Genomics
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Starts March 30th | 12PM EST – Join us for the first-ever Spatial Genomics Webinar Week to see exclusive content presented at the pre- Advances in…

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Best Practice in Education
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April 14th | 12PM – Best Practice in Education Rounds – Something old, something new: paradigms and practices of academic leadership in the health sciences.…

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Connect:Science
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Starts March 23rd | 12PM – The Connect:Science seminar series offers remote participation via Zoom to pull our community of faculty, trainees, and lab staff…

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Coursera
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Open Enrollment – Start streaming on-demand lectures today from top instructors at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, Google, IBM, and more. Many topics including Data…

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FUNDING
Award Explorer
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Explore Awards at U of T – Interested in awards at the University of Toronto? Whether you’re thinking of coming to U of T –…

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Your budget is a mess!
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University Affairs Magazine – Working on a grant while you #WFH? Well, your grant budget might be a mess! University Affairs Magazine has some tips for you. Click…

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Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Deadline May 22nd – Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists supports the future generation of Canadian Cancer researchers. Click here for info

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Graduate Scholarships
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Deadline April 30th – TD Bank funds scholarships at TRI to support graduate students with disabilities at KITE, the research arm at Toronto Rehab. Click here for…

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Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Deadline April 9th – This award will fund high calibre postdoc candidates at UofT and its affiliated hospitals w in the regenerative medicine field. Click here for…

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CRI Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Deadline April 15th – The CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship provides support and career training to young scientists in basic and tumor immunology. Find out more

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Postdoctoral Fellowships
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Rolling Deadline – CANSSI Ontario offers postdoctoral fellowship opportunities for trainees pursuing multidisciplinary, data-driven research. Info & Registration

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Funding Databases
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Funding Databases – There are free lists of grants and fellowships around the world available online. Check out the article from Nature Careers. Read article

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Pivot Funding Database
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Pivot Funding Database – Access the Pivot funding database. Grad Students use UTORid@mail.utoronto.ca; PDFs use UHNlogin@uhnres.utoronto.ca Access here

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SUPPORT
Coping with Anything
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Three steps to coping with anything (including COVID-19) – Drs. Bob Maunder and Jon Hunter made this video to help their hospital colleagues to cope…

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Mental Health + COVID19
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Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic – The situation is stressful for everyone and it is normal to be anxious and worried. This site is…

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COVID19 + your wellbeing
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Coronavirus and your wellbeing – This time might feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try that could help your…

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Identify, Assist, Refer
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Identify, Assist, Refer – This online module was created to strengthen the University of Toronto’s systems of support for student mental health. Check it out here.

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MySSP
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MySSP – My Student Support Program (MySSP) provides post-secondary students with confidential, 24-hour support from an easy-to-use app. Learn more here.

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Coping with Stress
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Coping with Stress – The World Health Organization has a one-pager with tips on coping with stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Check it out here.

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Emergency Funds
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Emergency Funds – Graduate Students: If you are experiencing immediate financial hardship, you can apply for an SGS emergency loan or grant.

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Mental Health Support
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Be There – jack.org – Here are some tips on how to Be There for others during difficult times and how to Be There for…

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Crisis Text Line
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CRISIS TEXT LINE – www.crisistextline.ca. The Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 686868 from anywhere in Canada to text…

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2-1-1 Toronto
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Phone 211 or www.211toronto.ca. – Free and confidential- providing 24/7 access to resources including support services for a medical crisis, mental health and addictions.

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Good2Talk
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Call 1-866-925-5454 or Good2talk.ca – Good2Talk is a free, confidential helpline providing professional counselling, information and referrals for students in Ontario.

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408-HELP LINE
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Call 408-4357 or Text 45645 – Toronto Distress Centre provides free 24/7 access to trained volunteers supporting people in distress or in need of support.

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RECHARGE
#WatchSomething
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The Metropolitan Opera – During this extraordinary and difficult time, the Met hopes to brighten the lives of our audience members even while our stage is dark. Each day, a…

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#Explore
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10 Top Museums You Can Explore Right Here, Right Now – Did you know that you can take a virtual tour of some of the world’s most spectacular museums from…

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#LOL
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PhD Comics – A hilarious comic exploring life (or the lack thereof) in academia. The comic strip by Jorge Cham, a fellow Ph.D. who clearly knows that academic life has…

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#StayFit
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GOLD’S AMP™ DIGITAL PERSONAL TRAINER – GOLD’S AMP™ offers over 600 audio and video workouts and hundreds of DJ mixes to keep you moving in the gym, outside, or at…

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#LearnSomething
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#FTCMusicClass – Tune in at 1PM EST daily for a Music Lesson from the Arkells. Bring your guitar, your dancing shoes, and your good vibes. Link below, Enjoy! Follow along…

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#StaySocial
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Netflix Party – Netflix Party syncs video playback and adds group chat to Netflix. Stay connected while you stay home and #flattenthecurve. Click here to download.

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#StayFit
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Fitness Blender – Hundreds of professional workouts, you’ll have everything you need to reach your personal fitness goals while you #WFH – all free! Click here for all videos.

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#ReadSomething
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Toronto Public Library – Got a library card? Here’s a quick guide to all of the online services you can use including eBooks and AudioBooks Click here for the complete…

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#WFH Lunches
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BON APPÉTIT – 40 Quick Lunch Ideas That Will Sustain You All Day while you #WFH. These lunches are fast to make and oh so nourishing. View Recipes

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#WFH Ideas
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HIGHSNOBIETY – All the content you need to see you through this period of self-isolation. Continually updated with ideas to keep you going. View Article

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#WFH Podcast
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Behind the Breakthrough – Looking for something to listen to? Try the Behind the Breakthrough podcast. It’s a great listen and been and award nominee! All Episodes

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#WFH Fitness
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Yoga with Adriene – Adriene hosts the YouTube channel, Yoga with Adriene. She is a mission to get the tools of yoga into schools and homes everywhere! View Videos

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FUN FOR KIDS
Ripley’s Aquarium at Home
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Ripley’s Aquarium at Home – Explore Ripley’s Aquarium at home and learn all about the amazing animals of our world waters! Use the calendar below to…

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Children’s Museum
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DISCOVER SOMETHING NEW…FROM HOME! – The mission of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is to foster a welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive environment where all are invited to…

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Free Audible Stories
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Audible Stories for Kids – Audible is bringing the power of stories to kids while schools are closed. Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible…

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