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U of T student wins 'digital inclusion' challenge with low-bandwidth video conferencing tool

December 10, 2020

Growing up in Thunder Bay, Ont., Euan Pound says he became aware of how sorely lacking mental health services were in northern Ontario communities.

Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Mathematics, Research & Innovation, Undergraduate Students, University College
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Student mentor shares four tips for studying, managing stress

December 10, 2020

With classes gone virtual and social activities shuttered or scaled back, many students may feel as though school has become an all-encompassing endeavor.

Our Community Robert Gillespie Academic Learning Centre, Academic Advising & Career Centre, Graduate Students, St. George, Student Life, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

Short exercise 'snacks' improve blood sugar regulation after meals, U of T study finds

December 10, 2020

Whether you’re working from home or an office, the modern workday often involves spending hours sitting in front of a computer screen.

Not surprisingly, there’s a cost to such sedentary behaviour.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Insulin, Research & Innovation
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Indigenous Landscape design draws on community input, consultations

December 9, 2020

The design proposal for a prominent Indigenous space at the heart of the University of Toronto’s St.

City & Culture, Our Community Indigenous Initiatives, Indigenous, Landmark, St. George

'Good health and happiness': A holiday message from U of T President Meric Gertler

December 9, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, members of the University of Toronto community have much to be proud of, U of T President Meric Gertler says.

Our Community Holidays, Meric Gertler, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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Do no harm? PhD students target pollution from health-care sector

December 9, 2020

If it were a country, the global health-care sector would be the fifth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases – not a great look for a field that promises to “do no harm.”

Our Community Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Climate Change, Dalla School of Public Health, Graduate Students, Sustainability
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Karen Chapple named director of U of T's School of Cities

December 8, 2020

Urban planning and data science academic Karen Chapple has been named the new director of the School of Cities at the University of Toronto, where she will continue to amplify the school’s successes in helping cities and regions g

Our Community School of Cities, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Trinity College
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Researchers at U of T use physics model to study spread of COVID-19 respiratory droplet ‘clouds’

December 8, 2020

After nearly a year of studying COVID-19, scientists are still grappling with fundamental questions – including understanding the dominant modes of transmission and predicting how “superspreading” events arise.

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Global, Research & Innovation, UTIAS
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U of T launches Temerty Centre for AI Research and Education in Medicine

December 8, 2020

Our daily interactions with technology create vast amounts of data and analytics giving rise to what has been dubbed the “artificial intelligence revolution.” Now, a new research centre at the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine... Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Computer Science, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Hospital for Sick Children, St. Michael's Hospital

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