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Map from Serotracker showing locations of seroprevalence studies

Student-built dashboard aims to more accurately track global COVID-19 infections

September 24, 2021

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been tracked closely throughout the pandemic – but they represent only a fraction of the total number of people who have been infected by SARS-CoV-2.

Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, David Naylor

If robots need to persuade humans, they shouldn't resemble authority figures: U of T study

September 24, 2021

In the future, socially interactive robots could help seniors age in place or assist residents of long-term care facilities with daily activities. But will people actually accept advice or instructions from a machine?

Breaking Research, Our Community CIFAR, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Research & Innovation, Robotics, Robots
Broadway at night with a marquee for Hamilton in the foreground

And the nominees are ... U of T student examines whether Tony Award nods boost Broadway ticket sales

September 24, 2021

Fans of Broadway shows have been eagerly anticipating the 2021 Tony Awards ceremony taking place this Sunday.  

Our Community Alumni, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, Statistical Sciences, Trinity College

PhenoTips, a U of T-SickKids genetic software startup, raises $2.5 million: Betakit

September 23, 2021

PhenoTips, a precision medicine software startup that grew out of a research project at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children, has raised $2.5 million as it looks to take its product – billed as the world’s first genomic... Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni, Computer Science, Entrepreneneurship, Faculty of Arts & Science, Hospital for Sick Children, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Startups

Chained up natural gas wellhead with valves, Northern British Columbia, Canada.

Higher levels of organic pollutants found in homes located near natural gas wells: U of T study

September 23, 2021

A University of Toronto study has found that those living close to natural gas wells are exposed to higher levels of certain organic pollutants in their homes.

Breaking Research, Our Community Health, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough
Black woman holding mixed nuts in her hand

Nuts are not linked to weight gain: U of T study

September 22, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that nuts do not contribute to weight gain.

Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni, Nutritional Sciences, Research & Innovation
Toronto City Hall

Urban studies course gives U of T students a peek at Toronto City Hall's inner workings

September 22, 2021

Undergraduate students at the University of Toronto are getting an inside look at how municipal officials are dealing with the pandemic and other issues shaping urban life.

Our Community Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Geography and Planning, Innis College
Joel Rosenbloom

How U of T's Faculty of Dentistry incorporates mental health into the curriculum

September 22, 2021

As fourth-year students in the University of Toronto’s doctor of dental surgery program (DDS) enter their final year on campus, they will be heading to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to complete a day-long clinical rotation.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Faculty of Dentistry, Mental Health