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Meet five innovative U of T professors who are rethinking their classrooms

April 18, 2022

From drawing on Indigenous ways of knowing to making space for diverse voices and perspectives, five University of Toronto professors are being recognized for their efforts to inspire students and make learning more

Our Community Early Career Teaching Award, Hart House Farm, Black, Cheryl Regehr, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Arts & Science, History, Indigenous, Teaching, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, University College
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U of T research linking music to brain function could lead to promising therapies: CNN

April 18, 2022

A University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto study found that listening to songs with special meaning for the listener improves brain function in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment,... Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Music, Research & Innovation


Creative Destruction Lab launches new program focused on innovations that tackle cancer

April 14, 2022

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is partnering with the Canadian Cancer Society to launch a new program called CDL Cancer that will support efforts to commercialize cancer... Our Community Cancer, Creative Destruction Lab, Entrepreneurship, Research & Entrepreneurship, Rotman School of Management

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Docs got talent: Choir made up of physicians impresses in TV singing debut

April 14, 2022

As doctors, Chetana Kulkarni, Sarah Kim and Susan Thouin are used to high-pressure situations. But they nevertheless felt an adrenaline rush while auditioning for Canada's Got Talent, sin

City & Culture, Our Community COVID-19, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Music
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To support students from Ukraine, Innis College hosts event with director of ‘Winter on Fire’ documentary

April 14, 2022

The University of Toronto’s Innis College is hosting a special event next week to support students displaced by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Film, Innis College, Ukraine
a crane lifts a body out of a mass grave in Bucha, Ukraine

Amassing evidence of war crimes in real time ‘critically important,’ U of T expert says

April 13, 2022

As war rages in Ukraine, investigators are compiling evidence to determine whether war crimes have been committed in cities like Bucha,... Global Lens, Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Ukraine


From biogas to vaccines, U of T students collaborate across time zones through ‘Global Classrooms’ initiative

April 13, 2022

Every Friday, four students from the University of Toronto hop on a Zoom call with students in Nigeria to share updates on their joint mission: building a low-cost biogas generator for remote communities in Africa’s... Global Lens, Our Community Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Academics, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

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More developed countries dumping toxic e-waste in Global South, U of T researchers find

April 13, 2022

People in mainland China and the Global South suffer the brunt of emissions of toxic chemicals from consumer goods used in more-developed countries, according to a new study. 

Breaking Research, Our Community Environment, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough

Erica Walker, an expert in math education, appointed dean of OISE

April 12, 2022

Erica Walker, an award-winning researcher, educator and professor of mathematics education at Columbia University’s Teachers College, has been appointed dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies i

Our Community Cheryl Regehr, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education