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Woman praying after Sri Lanka attack

U of T President Meric Gertler offers 'deepest condolences' after terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

University of Toronto President Meric Gertler has condemned the string of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 people dead and hundreds more injured.

“The University of Toronto community shares in the shock and sadness felt around the world in response to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka yesterday,” President Gertler said in a statement on Monday.

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Cities and countries aim to slash plastic waste within a decade

If all goes well, 2030 will be quite a special year.

Global and local community leaders from more than 170 countries have pledged to “significantly reduce” the amount of single-use plastic products by 2030. Success would result in significantly less plastic pollution entering our oceans, lakes and rivers.

U of T study reveals large molecular differences between stem cells grown on different biomaterials

The genes necessary for the growth and survival of stem cells are influenced by the biomaterials on which they’re cultured, researchers at the University of Toronto have found.

The study by researchers at the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research found that different substrates, used to coat the surface of the lab dish for the cells to adhere to, can change the cells’ molecular states – and potentially their behavior – and should be considered in future research.

U of T is one of Canada’s top employers

We are proudly recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2018), Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2017), Canada's Greenest Employers (2017), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2017), Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017) and Canada's Top Employers for Canadians over 40 (2017).