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Snapping turtle in a canoe in Algonquin Park

'Waist-deep in salamanders and turtles': U of T ecology students conduct field research in Algonquin Park

While thousands of visitors to Algonquin Provincial Park were canoeing and camping this summer, a small band of third-year University of Toronto ecology students was hard at work collecting data and conducting experiments with reptiles and amphibians.

Portrait of Choon Chin Liew

'An urgency to contribute': U of T's Choong Chin (C.C.) Liew considered a visionary for work on cardiovascular genetics

Choong Chin Liew was a visionary research scientist whose work on cardiovascular genetics is still paving the way for early detection of a wide variety of diseases from simple blood tests.

Liew, who died in August at the age of 81, was also an enthusiastic mentor to many medical researchers, an entrepreneur and a devoted family man who loved Ontario’s cottage country.

Hubble Space Telescope image

U of T expert on Canada's grand plan to explore the mysteries of the cosmos

There are about the same number of professional astronomers in Canada as there are active Canadian hockey players in the NHL. Hockey players get a lot more press than do the astronomers, and that’s too bad.

U of T is one of Canada’s top employers

We are proudly recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019), Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2019), Canada's Greenest Employers (2019), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2019), Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019) and Canada's Top Employers for Canadians over 40 (2019).