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Source control: Why face masks remain crucial to the fight against COVID-19

September 16, 2021

Wearing a face mask in public has gone from eyebrow-raising to commonplace in Canada in the span of just 18 months – and, despite the wide availability of vaccines, remains a key tool in the fight against COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, UTogether, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University Health Network
solar panels seen on the roof of the exam centre at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus

Cities need to boost resident knowledge of green infrastructure: U of T study

September 16, 2021

“Green infrastructure” often comes up when talking about climate change. Problem is, few people know what it means. 

Breaking Research, Our Community Climate Change, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga
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Understanding babies' minds: U of T researcher examines how infants learn language

September 15, 2021

For more than 20 years, the University of Toronto’s Elizabeth Johnson has studied the ways babies and children acquire language: How do children begin learning the meaning of words?

Our Community Babies, Language, Psychology, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga
Amelia Eaton

Fresh takes: U of T alumna organizes undergraduate research conference at the Centre for Ethics

September 15, 2021

For 15 years, the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics has served as a nexus for research and discourse on the ethical aspects of virtually every subject imaginable – from artificial intelligence to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Community Centre for Ethics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Undergraduate Students, Woodsworth College
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Dental resident draws on military background to treat complex cases

September 14, 2021

As a dentist in the Canadian Armed Forces, Jesse Barker had to think on his feet – a skill that's coming in handy during graduate dental training in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry.

Our Community Faculty of Dentistry, Graduate Students
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U of T astronomy course gazes at the stars through an Indigenous lens

September 14, 2021

A new course at the University of Toronto offers students the opportunity to learn about astronomy through the lens of Indigenous knowledges – particularly those of Indigenous Peoples from Turtle Island.

Our Community Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Indigenous
Robert Lansdale

The Globe and Mail remembers Robert Lansdale, known on campus as 'the U of T photographer'

September 14, 2021

Robert Lansdale, a press and commercial photographer who often shot pictures for the University of Toronto, died on July 13 at age 90,... Our Community Convocation Hall, U of T Archives, Alumni, Hart House, Marshall McLuhan, St. Michael's College, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, University College, Varsity Blues, Victoria College

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U of T researchers to study effects of genetic variation on health

September 13, 2021

Scientists at the University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research have received $1.9 million to shed light on how variation in our genomes affects disease risk and severity in a bid to improve interpretation of... Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Molecular Genetics

Stephanie Dixon

Stephanie Dixon, a decorated Paralympian, embarks on new journey as U of T grad student

September 13, 2021

When the 2020 Paralympic Games wrapped up earlier this month, Stephanie Dixon, Canada’s chef de mission at the Games in Tokyo, had just enough time to change out of her Team Canada gear before embarking on a new quest: a master’s

Our Community Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Graduate Students, Paralympic Games

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