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U of T joins national consortium to address talent needs of post-pandemic economy

April 8, 2021

The University of Toronto is partnering with Palette Skills, a national non-profit organization, and other major Canadian academic and business organizations to address the growing skills gap in the... Our Community Coronavirus, Computer Science, Economy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Meric Gertler

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In memoriam: Louis Siminovitch, the father of genetic research in Canada

April 8, 2021

The University of Toronto community is remembering University Professor Louis Siminovitch, a scientific visionary who was the first chair of what

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Molecular Genetics, Mount Sinai Hospital

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 19 part one): Scapegoat

April 8, 2021

Anti-Asian racism and violence in North America have been called a “shadow pandemic” – one that has intensified over the past year and builds on a long history of discrimination.

Our Community Anti-Asian Racism, Coronavirus, COVID-19 New Normal, Faculty of Arts & Science, Sociology, U of T Scarborough
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Diabetes drug could prevent brain damage in children receiving radiation for tumours: U of T study

April 7, 2021

Radiation can be life-saving for a child with a brain tumour. But the therapy can also cause damage to the brain that leaves deficits in cognitive function, including learning and memory challenges.

Breaking Research, Our Community Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Hospital for Sick Children, Medicine by Design, Research & Innovation
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U of T scientist receives Gairdner International Award for metabolism research

April 7, 2021

A scientist at the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionize treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal... Our Community Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Banting & Best, Diabetes, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation, University Health Network

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Researchers find link between apes in Africa and 10-million-year-old ape fossils in Hungary, Spain

April 7, 2021

An analysis of prehistoric ape fossils previously discovered in Hungary and Spain is adding weight to the theory that the ancestors of African apes and humans evolved in Europe before migrating to Africa between nine... Our Community Anthropolgy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Research & Innovation

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From portable solar generators to race cars: U of T student makes the world his classroom

April 6, 2021

Engineering can take you places. Just ask fourth-year University of Toronto student Ben Sprenger, who spent two weeks in the summer of 2019 talking to Mongolian nomads about portable solar generators.

Global Lens, Our Community Reach Alliance, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Undergraduate Students
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Joseph Wong appointed U of T’s vice-president, international

April 6, 2021

Joseph Wong, a leading political scientist and scholar of global affairs who has played a key role in advancing the University of Toronto’s internationalization strategy, has been appointed vice-president, international for a five-year term

Our Community Reach Alliance, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Joseph Wong, Meric Gertler, Political Science

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