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Sustainability research gets boost from DC microgrid at U of T Engineering

December 21, 2020

Researchers and students at the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering now have access to commercial-scale solar arrays and energy storage facilities – with the ability to collect real-time data – thanks to a new, direct-current (DC)... Breaking Research Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, Sustainability

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U of T researchers find clues about COVID-19 virus immunity

December 21, 2020

New findings from Temerty Faculty of Medicine researchers may help explain why SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – can cause more severe inflammation and lung tissue damage than a regular, seasonal influenza virus.

Breaking Research Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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From longer holidays to compassion in the classroom: Supporting U of T students during COVID-19

December 18, 2020

Earning a university degree isn’t easy – and this year the challenge is made more difficult by a global pandemic that has forced students to dramatically alter the way they live, study and socialize.

Our Community UTogether, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Arts & Science, Geography and Planning, Graduate Students, Innis College, Mathematics, Meric Gertler, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students, Urban Studies
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Eight tips to manage your mental health over the holidays

December 18, 2020

The holidays can be a stressful time of year at the best of times. But this year’s festive season is shaping up to be more challenging than usual due to COVID-19.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni, Mental Health, St. George, Sunnybrook Hospital, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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Five tips for staying healthy over the holidays

December 17, 2020

As we head into a season when many people traditionally gather with family and friends, public health advice could be boiled down to one word: don’t.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Vivek Goel
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Early English drama resources offer insights on theatre from Middle Ages, Shakespeare

December 17, 2020

The Records of Early English Drama (REED) research collaboration has pulled back the curtain on two new online resources that bring a vibrant period of historical theatre performance, including the time of Shakespeare, to life.

Global Lens, Our Community Centre for Medieval Studies, English, Faculty of Arts & Science, Shakespeare, Theatre

What’s Next? COVID-19 podcast: (Ep 34) Vivek Goel on year’s end

December 17, 2020

In his final podcast on the COVID-19 pandemic, renowned public health expert Vivek Goel looks back over an extraordinary year.

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 Podcast, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vivek Goel
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Sarah Qidwai, a U of T graduate student, builds online community to promote diversity and accessibility

December 16, 2020

When the global pandemic cut short her research trip to the United Kingdom in March, Sarah Qidwai tweeted an idea about a new online community for scholars feeling isolated and disconnected.

Our Community Coronavirus, Accessibility, Diversity, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Graduate Students
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U of T researchers collaborate with local startup to improve highrise hot water distribution

December 16, 2020

Researchers from the University of Toronto are collaborating with local startup FlowMix to study technology that could improve hot water distribution for the 1.9 million... Our Community Cities, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Highrise, Research & Innovation

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