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David Shore, globally acclaimed television writer and producer, receives honorary degree

June 18, 2021

Even if you don’t know television writer, showrunner and producer David Shore, chances are you’ve heard of Dr.

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With a PhD in stats, U of T grad Cédric Beaulac plans to teach, do research and explore video game design

June 18, 2021

University of Toronto graduate Cédric Beaulac managed to land his dream job in academia, but he still plans to find a way to pursue “geek stuff” aspirations, including designing video games.

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U of T endocrinologist Lorraine Lipscombe to lead ‘powerhouse’ diabetes research network

June 18, 2021

A noted diabetes researcher and public health advocate from the University of Toronto has been selected to lead a “powerhouse” research network that will focus on the global fight against diabetes and other serious chronic diseases.

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Researchers develop quantum dot smartphone device to diagnose and track COVID-19

June 17, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Public Health Ontario and Mount Sinai Hospital, have developed a COVID-19 antibody test that makes use of a smartphone camera.

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Chandrakant Shah, public health leader and equity champion, receives honorary degree

June 17, 2021

Physician Chandrakant Shah had not been in Canada very long when he volunteered to be a clinician for Indigenous communities near Sioux Lookout in northwestern Ontario.

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‘Black excellence on full display’: Black Grad returns to U of T with virtual event

June 17, 2021

In recent weeks, dozens of Black students graduating from the University of Toronto received a special package in the mail: a kente cloth stole with the words “U of T Black Grad” emblazoned on one end and “Class of 2021” on the other.

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Study by U of T, international researchers finds potentially harmful 'forever chemicals' in makeup: CBC

June 16, 2021

Makeup marketed as wear-resistant or long-lasting often contains synthetic chemicals that could pose a risk to human health and the environment, a new study co-authored by the University of Toronto's Miriam Diamond suggests. 

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