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Researchers at U of T's Faculty of Dentistry show effectiveness of flouride-free toothpaste

December 3, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry have shown that new fluoride-free toothpastes with hydroxyapatite can provide equivalent protection to those containing fluoride.

Breaking Research, Our Community Alumni, Faculty of Dentistry, Research & Innovation

Temerty Faculty of Medicine students reach out to Canadian high schools with virtual career fair

December 2, 2021

As high school students, Ikran Ali and Zaky Hassan weren’t even aware they could pursue careers in laboratory medicine and health research.

City & Culture, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Academics, Cities, Graduate Students
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Influx of right-wing users led to much greater Reddit polarization before 2016 U.S. election: U of T study

December 2, 2021

A rise in political polarization on Reddit forums before the election of Donald Trump was driven by new, largely right-wing users, University of Toronto researchers suggest in a new study. 

Global Lens, Our Community Donald Trump, machine learning, U of T Scarborough, US Politics

Varsity Blues goalie serves as Colorado Avalanche’s emergency back-up: Hockey News

December 2, 2021

The University of Toronto’s Jett Alexander marked an exciting milestone this week.

Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Hockey, Varsity Blues
Ayomide Bayowa

U of T Mississauga student aims to inspire as the city's poet laureate

December 1, 2021

Ayomide Bayowa began writing poetry as a hobby – but he now sees it as a force for good. 

City & Culture, Our Community poet laureate, U of T Mississauga
John Polanyi

Prohibition of nuclear weapons the only rational way forward: John Polanyi in the Globe and Mail

December 1, 2021

Nuclear weapons continue to pose a threat to humanity and should be banned if reason is to prevail over might, says the University of Toronto’s John Polanyi. 

Global Lens, Our Community Global, John Polanyi, Nobel Prize
Kameka Morrison

Kameka Morrison, a Scholar-at-Risk, has bold plans for the future of Black education

December 1, 2021

Kameka Morrison was sitting in a classroom watching a teacher explain segregation to elementary school students when she noticed something was wrong.

Global Lens, Our Community Graduate Students, Massey College, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Scholars at Risk, School of Graduate Studies

With his PhD, Brampton Fire Chief Bill Boyes plans to build a brigade that reflects its community

November 30, 2021

Bill Boyes is familiar with juggling multiple tasks. The fire chief for the City of Brampton, Ont.

City & Culture, Our Community Cities, Graduate Students, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Young boy flexes his muscles after getting his first covid-19 vaccination

How to talk to children about getting their vaccine: U of T's Jean Wilson shares advice

November 30, 2021

With kids age five to 11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario, Jean Wilson of the University of Toronto's Lawrence S.

COVID-19, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Vaccines

A historian’s hat trick: U of T’s Lynne Viola receives SSHRC Gold Medal for her work on Stalinist Russia

November 30, 2021

Lynne Viola was forced to contend with what she calls a “Cold War mentality” in Soviet studies after publishing her first book in 1987 – one that explored social support for Stalinism among the Russian working-class.

Awards, Faculty of Arts & Science, History, Humanities, Research & Innovation, Russia