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Cheryl Regehr re-appointed U of T’s vice-president and provost

Cheryl Regehr, the vice-president and provost of the University of Toronto, has been appointed to a second term. 

Approved Thursday by U of T’s Governing Council, Regehr is being re-appointed for a four-year term that begins July 1, 2020.

“Under Professor Regehr’s leadership the university has made significant progress on a number of key priorities covering a wide range of areas,” said President Meric Gertler, pointing to areas like undergraduate and graduate education, diversity and leadership. 

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Does sugar raise blood pressure? It depends where it comes from, U of T researchers say

Combined data from over two dozen nutrition studies show that while sugar-sweetened drinks are linked to elevated blood pressure, healthier foods that contain some sugars do not share the same relationship – and in fact may have a protective association when it comes to high blood pressure, according to University of Toronto researchers.

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Halting climate change means a world without fossil fuels – not merely curbing emissions: U of T researchers

A new study by two University of Toronto researchers is proposing a different way to think about tackling climate change – one that shifts focus away from emissions reductions in favour of eliminating fossil fuel energy altogether.

The research is published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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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).