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To address iron deficiency in Africa, researcher develops fortified version of popular hibiscus drink

October 19, 2022

Folake Oyewole’s doctoral thesis project was inspired, in part, by the potential health benefits of a refreshing drink: Zobo, a hibiscus-based beverage that is popular in Oyewole’s home country of Nigeria.   

Global Lens, Our Community Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Food, Global, Graduate Students, Nutrition, Research & Innovation

National climate science satellite mission co-led by U of T secures more than $200 million

October 18, 2022

Scientists across Canada will be able to better predict and mitigate extreme weather events in the face of climate change thanks to a new satellite mission that’s received more than $200 million in federal funding.

Our Community Climate Change, Faculty of Arts & Science, Physics, Research & Innovation, Space

Study finds lethality of air pollution in India may be overestimated

October 18, 2022

High levels of exposure to air pollution in India have a smaller effect on mortality than previously estimated, according to a study that covered the entire country.

Breaking Research, Global Lens Unity Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global, India, Research & Innovation, St. Michael's Hospital
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Researchers shrink brain tumours with gold nanoparticles, develop ‘mini brains’ to study psychiatric disorders

October 18, 2022

Researchers at the University of Toronto are inching closer to realizing a life-saving brain cancer treatment by using gold nanoparticles to make radiation therapy more effective and less toxic for patients. 

Our Community Groundbreakers, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, PRiME, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Chemistry, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Medicine by Design
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U of T researcher sheds new light on accusations against medieval poet Chaucer: New York Times

October 17, 2022

Long-held assumption about 14th-century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer are being challenged by new research co-led by the University of Toronto’s Sebastian Sobecki and... Breaking Research, Our Community English, Global, Humanities, Literature, Research & Innovation


Researcher combines AI and microelectronics to create neural implants that fight brain disorders

October 17, 2022

Neural implants can help treat brain disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy by directly modulating abnormal activities – and the University of Toronto’s Xilin Liu is working with microelectronics and artificial intelli

Breaking Research, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Brain, Deep Learning, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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Startup lands federal contract to plant one million trees across Canada using drones

October 17, 2022

A Mississauga-based startup with ties to the University of Toronto Mississauga has received a federal contract under the 2 Billion Trees program to help boost reforestation... Our Community ICUBE, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga

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Scarborough could have one of the world’s best off-road trail systems, researchers say

October 14, 2022

Every corner of Scarborough could be reached by foot or bike by connecting the many fragmented trails throughout Toronto’s east end – creating potentially the most comprehensive network of off-road paths in the world.

Our Community Cities, Research & Innovation, U of T Scarborough
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Community of Support: How U of T's Temerty Faculty of Medicine is moving the dial on representation

October 14, 2022

Ali Butt was an unlikely future doctor in 2014. A child of immigrants whose family had hit sudden health troubles, he worked three jobs to pay for undergraduate studies in kinesiology at McMaster University.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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U of T to improve how campus safety services respond to mental health crises on its three campuses

October 13, 2022

The University of Toronto is working to improve how campus safety staff respond to students experiencing mental health crises – with improvements planned in key areas ranging from training and after-hours crisis... Our Community Campus Safety, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Mental Health, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough