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Insects scared to death of fish

October 27, 2011

The mere presence of a predator causes enough stress to kill a dragonfly, even when the predator cannot actually get at its prey to eat it, say biologists at the University of Toronto.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Faculty of Arts & Science

Gender imbalance lingers in varsity sport

October 27, 2011

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that the country has a long way to go in providing equal opportunities for female student-athletes and leaders.

Top Stories, Varsity Blues, Physical Education

Wikipedia goes to university

October 26, 2011

Wikipedia has come a long way from the days when professors would warn students against using it as a reference or citable source. Today, some professors tell their students the populist encyclopedia is a good a place to start their research.

Teaching, Features, UTSC, iSchool, Digital Media

Safeguarding health at restaurants, food stores

October 26, 2011

A high-end Toronto grocery storewas recently ordered shut down temporarily due to public health violations. The event focused attention on food safety.

Top Stories, Medicine, Health

Meet Bant, a diabetes iPhone app

October 25, 2011

Bant, a U of T-designed diabetes management iPhone application, made its formal debut recently at a University of Toronto mobile health symposium.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Nursing, Medicine, Health, Digital Media

Behaviour training, not meds, preferred therapy for preschoolers at risk of ADHD

October 25, 2011

Parents should look towards behavioural interventions, not medication, as the first step in treating preschoolers at risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, says new research from the University of Toronto, the Hospital

Breaking Research Health, Medicine, Research, Top Stories

Olympian Sunohara talks hockey and coaching

October 25, 2011

Vicky Sunohara (PHE 1T0) strapped on her first skates at two years old and hit the ice flying.

Student Life, Our Faculty & Staff, Varsity Blues, Physical Education, Olympics

Education one key to preventing student suicides

October 24, 2011

Eric Windeler vividly remembers high-fiving his teenaged son Jack as Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal to give Team Canada the gold medal at the 2010 Olympics. That’s the last time he saw his son.

Student Life, Features, Health

Harsh discipline fosters dishonesty in young children

October 24, 2011

Young children exposed to a harshly punitive school environment are more inclined to lie to conceal their misbehaviour than are children from non-punitive schools, a study of three- and four-year-old West African children suggests.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research

Dean Receives the Society of Women Engineers’ Highest Honour

October 21, 2011

Professor Cristina Amon, dean of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, has received the 2011 Society of Women Engineers  Achievement Award, the highest award given by the Society, for her outstanding... Awards, Engineering, Our Faculty & Staff