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overhead view of a waabit self-driving truck on a highway

Waabi’s self-driving technology set to be road-tested, Raquel Urtasun tells Globe and Mail, Forbes

November 18, 2022

The University of Toronto’s Raquel Urtasun, a leading expert in machine learning and computer vision, is taking her startup’s self-driving technology for long-haul trucks out for a spin, with several autonomous vehicles ready to hit the roa

Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Arts & Science, Self-Driving Cars, Startups, Vector Institute

Startup's tech could put an end to unsightly screen 'notches' on smartphones

November 18, 2022

OTI Lumionics, a Toronto-based company that was spun out of research from the University of Toronto, recently raised more than $75 million to expand its line of organic LED technology solutions – including screens that are uninterrupted by “... Our Community Alumni, Entrepreneneurship, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Startups


Future Sound 6ix: Faculty of Music teams up with YWCA, Nick Nurse Foundation to run music workshops for youth

November 17, 2022

When Ellie Hisama was a professor of music at Columbia University, she founded a program called “For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound” that brought together young, racialized w

City & Culture, Our Community Alumni, Cities, Faculty of Music, Music
Bees on a honeycomb that is being used to make raw honey

Study suggests honey reduces cardiometabolic risks

November 17, 2022

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that honey improves key measures of cardiometabolic health, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels – especially if the honey is raw and from a single floral source.

Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Unity Health, Nutritional Sciences, Research & Innovation

Popular 'Cook the Books' course combines literary studies and food

November 17, 2022

It might be the only English class where you put down a pen and pick up a fork.

Our Community Academics, English, Faculty of Arts & Science, Humanities, Trinity College, Woodsworth College

U of T receives $35 million to modernize high containment facility

November 16, 2022

The University of Toronto has received $35 million in critical research infrastructure funding from the federal government to revitalize the Toronto High Containment Facility (THCF), an investment that positions the facility to play a significant... Our Community COVID-19, Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, Leah Cowen, Sinai Health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Unity Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Research & Innovation, University Health Network

people enjoying a rooftop garden on a downtown building

Living Cities: U of T researchers develop framework for green infrastructure

November 15, 2022

It’s a hot day but the tree canopy above your condo is keeping you cool. You go for a stroll through the forest in the nearby public park.

Our Community Cities, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough