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Sounds from the skies: U of T researcher investigates ways to limit aircraft noise

July 14, 2021

Anyone who lives under a flight path is familiar with the “whishing” and “whooshing” sounds of an aircraft flying above – noise that the University of Toronto’s Philippe Lavoie wants to contain to the immediate area around an airp

Our Community Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, UTIAS
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Some stress-management strategies could pose physical health risks during COVID-19: U of T study

July 14, 2021

“Keep Calm and Carry On” may not be the best mantra when it comes to managing stress in the context of COVID-19.

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Graduate Students, Mental Health, Psychology, Research & Innovation, U of T Scarborough
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U of T alumnus taps forensic biology degree to launch virtual escape room business

July 14, 2021

Nick Lowe never imagined he would use his degree in forensic biology from the University of Toronto to start a business – let alone one that challenges others to solve mysteries.  

Our Community Alumni, U of T Mississauga
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Royal Canadian Mint commemorates insulin discovery at U of T with two-dollar coin

July 13, 2021

The Royal Canadian Mint has released a new two-dollar coin commemorating the discovery of insulin 100 years ago by scientists at the University of Toronto.

Our Community Insulin 100, Charles Best, Diabetes, Frederick Banting, Insulin, Research & Innovation
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University Pension Plan leaders work to deliver ‘pension promise’: The Globe and Mail

July 13, 2021

The University Pension Plan Ontario (UPP) officially took over the pension plans of the University of Toronto, Queen’s University and the University of Guelph on July 1, ushering in a new approach towards public... Our Community University Pension Plan Ontario

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Between Us: U of T alumna Cailleah Scott-Grimes focuses her lens on relationships, difficult conversations

July 13, 2021

Most people snap a picture or take in the panoramic views when in the mountains. Cailleah Scott-Grimes, however, decided to shoot a short film.

City & Culture, Our Community East Asian studies, Alumni, Faculty of Arts & Science, Film, Humanities, Japan, LGBTQ, Visual Studies
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WinTOR’s on its way: U of T partnership to train self-driving cars to handle tough winter conditions

July 12, 2021

Companies around the globe are racing to create fully autonomous vehicles that can handle anything the road throws at them.

Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Dentistry, Self-Driving Cars, UTIAS
Ambika Tenneti

U of T researcher explores ways to make Toronto’s urban forests, ravines more inclusive

July 12, 2021

When it comes to ensuring access to Toronto’s urban forests, Ambika Tenneti says simply living near a tree canopy is insufficient for many city residents.

City & Culture, Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Cities, Forestry, Graduate Students, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, U of T Scarborough
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Can blood be used to predict age-related diseases? U of T researchers bet it can

July 12, 2021

How much can a simple blood sample tell us about a person’s health? Can it give clues about whether a person will develop cardiovascular disease or leukemia? Can it predict how severe a person’s heart disease will be?

Our Community Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Medicine by Design, Molecular Genetics, Research & Innovation, University Health Network

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