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‘Not just part of the past’: U of T’s Jennifer Brant on teaching the subject of residential schools in Canada

July 6, 2021

For many Canadians, the recent discovery of remains of 215 children at a former residential school in British Columbia – followed by the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval Indian... Our Community Indigenous, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Truth and Reconciliation

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U of T researchers to explore impact of gender and body image on post-surgery pain

July 5, 2021

A diverse team of researchers from the University of Toronto is exploring the impact of sociocultural and psychological factors on post-surgical pain – specifically how changes to gender identity and body image contribute to an individual’s pain... Our Community Faculty of Dentistry, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, LGBTQ, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga, Women's College Hospital

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Pilot program embeds ethics into U of T undergraduate technology courses

July 5, 2021

A new pilot program at the University of Toronto will embed ethics modules into existing undergraduate computer science courses in a bid to ensure future technologies designed and deployed in ways that consider their broader societal impact.

Our Community Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Ethics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Philosophy
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U of T researcher launches group to help detect hidden biases in AI systems

July 5, 2021

A new initiative led by University of Toronto researcher Parham Aarabi aims to measure biases present in artificial intelligence systems as a first step toward fixing them.

Breaking Research, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Equity, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
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Indigenous communities drive Connaught-funded research projects

June 30, 2021

How can traditional knowledge be harnessed to help Indigenous people heal from the trauma of residential schools? Where do Indigenous community organizations want to focus efforts to recover healthy relationships to their lands?

Our Community Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Community Partnership, Connaught Fund, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Indigenous, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Research & Innovation
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Triumph and resilience: U of T’s Black graduates celebrated at virtual Black Grad event

June 30, 2021

Wearing a stole that read “Black Grad Class of 2021” around his neck, Stephane Martin Demers took a deep breath and put his fingers to the piano keys.

Our Community Black Grad, Black Graduation, African Studies, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Music, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Women and Gender Studies
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Chuck O’Reilly takes over from Daren Smith as head of U of T Asset Management Corp.

June 29, 2021

Chuck O’Reilly will become the new president and chief investment officer of University of Toronto Asset Management Corp. (UTAM), which manages more than $13 billion in pension, endowment and other assets on behalf of the university.

Our Community University of Toronto Asset Management Corp., Meric Gertler, Sustainability
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A public health visionary, Vivek Goel leaves a lasting legacy at U of T

June 29, 2021

As he prepares to take on the role of president at the University of Waterloo this week, Vivek Goel will leave behind a lasting legacy at the University of Toronto and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health in particular.

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health, Vivek Goel
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Global view: PhD student and community pharmacist supports migrant farm workers' health

June 29, 2021

Eustace Orleans-Lindsay, a community pharmacist and PhD student in global health at the University of Toronto, is using his education and experiences to improve the health of migrant farm workers in southwestern Ontario.

Our Community Coronavirus, Global, Graduate Students, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

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