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Study suggests link between brain injury and use of mental health and substance-use services

February 9, 2023

Individuals who use mental health or substance use services may be more likely to have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) when compared to the general population, according to a new scoping review led by Lawrence S.

Breaking Research, Our Community Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Mental Health, Research & Innovation
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'Making an impact': U of T to scale sustainability efforts in 2023

February 8, 2023

The University of Toronto has planted the seeds of climate action – and sustainability more broadly – and expects to see them flourish in the year ahead.

Our Community Adams Sustainability Celebration, St. George, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

In a bid to promote global ‘brain circulation,’ U of T expands partnerships with African universities

February 8, 2023

From ChuChu sanitary pads in Ghana to on-demand digital mental health care in Kenya, more than a dozen young entrepreneurs from across Africa recently took part in a virtual “pitch day” to make their cases for a wide... Global Lens, Our Community Wisdom Tettey, Africa, Alumni, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global, Joseph Wong, U of T Scarborough


New research tool tackles deadly mosquito-borne diseases  

February 7, 2023

For most people living in Canada, mosquitoes are nothing more than a summertime nuisance, intruding on nights at the cottage and evenings around the campfire.

Our Community Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Disease, Molecular Genetics
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With zoological illustrations, U of T graphic artist Irene Nosyk brought science to life

February 7, 2023

Today, sophisticated data visualization tools and advanced imaging technology make it easier than ever for scientists and instructors to create their own images for use in research and teaching.

City & Culture, Our Community U of T Archives, Art, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Faculty & Staff, Faculty of Arts & Science

AI used to discover clean energy materials 'faster and more efficiently'

February 7, 2023

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a method of harnessing artificial intelligence to discover new and more efficient materials for clean energy technology.

Breaking Research, Our Community Clean Energy, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough
Child wearing new helmet for Sikh kids

U of T alumna Tina Singh drew on her graduate studies to create helmet for Sikh kids

February 6, 2023

For years, occupational therapist Tina Singh felt frustrated when trying to find helmets that would fit her three active young sons – they wear a patka, or cloth head covering, that is smal

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Diversity and Inclusion, Alumni, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Occupational Therapy

Danny Ramadan is U of T Scarborough’s new writer-in-residence

February 6, 2023

As a gay person growing up in Syria, Danny Ramadan says every day was like taking a paper cut to his mental health. 

City & Culture, Our Community Books, Humanities, LGBTQ, Syria, U of T Scarborough

Creating 'Julia,' the first Muppet on the autism spectrum

February 3, 2023

When most people think of Sesame Street they envision cherished childhood memories of singalongs and fun with Big Bird and Cookie Monster.

Our Community Diversity and Inclusion, Autism, U of T Mississauga, Victoria College, Victoria University