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Powering up: U of T startup brings portable, renewable electricity to rural areas

March 11, 2021

Only two years after its creation, University of Toronto startup Reeddi is well on its way to fulfilling its mission to bring sustainable, affordable electricity to places where reliable power is hard to come by.

Global Lens, Our Community Alumni, Entrepreneneurship, Entrepreneurship Hatchery, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Global, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Startups, ThisIsThePlace
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Meet five U of T researchers awarded 2021 RBC Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships

March 11, 2021

Five University of Toronto researchers – working on artificial intelligence, anti-cancer therapies, pandemic prevention and international learning – were awarded RBC Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships at this week’s... Our Community Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Information, Startups, ThisIsThePlace, Vector Institute

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 16): Alexandra Gillespie on binding myths

March 11, 2021

Did the printing press transform the world and lead to freedom of information – or is that a myth promoted by white, Western society?

City & Culture, Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Coronavirus, COVID-19 New Normal, English, U of T Mississauga
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Lab upgrade allows U of T engineers to design 'resilient cities of the future'

March 10, 2021

An upgraded facility at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering – unlike any other in the world – will let engineers test next-generation infrastructure designed to be resilient in the face of natural disasters,... Our Community Cities, Earthquakes, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Global, Research & Innovation

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Through Reach Alliance, U of T students explore struggle for women’s economic equality in Mexico

March 10, 2021

Student researchers from the University of Toronto’s Reach Alliance have released an in-depth study of Mexico’s Co-Meta Initiative, which aims to support the economic empowerment of women.

Global Lens, Our Community Reach Alliance, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global, Mexico, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Undergraduate Students, Women
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U of T startup helps local restaurants cope with COVID-19

March 10, 2021

A new app developed by University of Toronto students and alumni is helping match potential customers with local, independently owned restaurants.

Our Community Alumni, Cities, Entrepreneneurship, Management, Startups, ThisIsThePlace, U of T Scarborough
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U of T Entrepreneurship Week: Six startups working on COVID-19 innovations

March 9, 2021

From speeding up diagnostic testing to streamlining communications between health-care facilities and promoting hand-washing, University of Toronto startups are finding a number of ways to contribute to the fight against COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Information, Health Innovation Hub, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Startups, ThisIsThePlace, U of T Scarborough, University Health Network, UTEST
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With nearly $2 million in support, U of T astronomer to upgrade telescope in hunt for dark matter

March 9, 2021

An innovative, ground-breaking telescope named Dragonfly is about to undergo a major transformation thanks to nearly $2-million in support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Our Community Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, Space

Pollution disrupts water fleas' 'chemical conversations,' disrupts food chain: U of T study

March 9, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto have shown that pollution can disrupt the “chemical conversations” water fleas rely on to communicate with other species.

Breaking Research, Our Community Physical and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Science, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough
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U of T plans for fall semester with most courses and activities offered in person

March 8, 2021

With mass vaccinations underway in Canada, the University of Toronto is preparing for a safe return to in-person courses and other activities across its three campuses this fall.

Our Community UTogether, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Cheryl Regehr, Meric Gertler, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough

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