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U of T researchers discover mechanism linking gum disease to heart disease, other conditions

October 22, 2020

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found evidence that neutrophil immune cell activity is the missing link connecting periodontal disease with heart disease, cancer and other inflammatory conditions – possibly including COVID-19.

Breaking Research, Our Community Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Faculty of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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Researchers from U of T, Western help launch national survey on workplace sexual harassment

October 22, 2020

Researchers from the University of Toronto are helping to launch a national survey to collect comprehensive data on sexual harassment and violence in workplaces across Canada.

Sexual Harassment, Faculty of Arts & Science, Sociology
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Author and alumnus Cody Caetano says Indigenous Voices Award win signals he's 'on the right path'

October 22, 2020

Cody Caetano’s debut memoir won’t hit bookstores until spring 2022 – but it’s already getting noticed.

City & Culture, Our Community Alumni, English, Faculty of Arts & Science, Indigenous, Literature, U of T Mississauga
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U of T among universities given green light to welcome international students to Canada

October 21, 2020

More international students enrolled at the University of Toronto will now be able to enter Canada after changes to COVID-19 travel restrictions that took effect Tuesday.

Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, Global, Joseph Wong, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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U of T ranks 17th globally, up one spot, in U.S. News & World Report university rankings

October 21, 2020

The University of Toronto has climbed one spot to 17th globally in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Global Lens, Our Community Global, Meric Gertler, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, U.S. News & World Report
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No more nasal swabs? U of T researchers are developing an accurate, five-minute COVID-19 test

October 21, 2020

Amid a rise in positive COVID-19 cases – and a reported backlog to book tests and receive results in Ontario – Health Canada has approved four rapid-testing devices that could return results within 15 minutes.

Our Community Coronavirus, Chemistry, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Research & Innovation
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With a passion for STEM, U of T recipients of the Schulich Leader Scholarships are flying high

October 20, 2020

Adele Crete-Laurence remembers the moment when she really started to feel like a leader. “In air cadets, I worked my way up to second-in-command of the whole squadron,” she says.

Our Community Computer Science, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Meric Gertler, Schulich Leader Scholarships, St. Michael's College, Trinity College, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, University College
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U of T alumni design AI platform to gauge student understanding in virtual classrooms

October 20, 2020

A new software platform, created by two University of Toronto alumni, aims to make virtual classrooms more functional by providing real-time feedback and specific insights into how student understanding of mathematics is changing. 

Our Community Coronavirus, Alumni, Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
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'Making uncertainty visible': U of T researcher says AI could help avoid improper denial of refugee claims

October 20, 2020

Avi Goldfarb is an economist and data scientist specializing in marketing. So how is it that he came to publish a paper on reducing false denials of refugee claims through artificial intelligence?

Our Community Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, Alumni, Artificial Intelligence, Refugees, Rotman School of Management
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U of T Mississauga researcher uncovers evidence of earliest known dairy production in India

October 19, 2020

In the fertile river valley along the border of modern-day India and Pakistan, the Indus Valley Civilization built some of the largest cities in the ancient world. Feeding such a large population would have been a significant challenge.

Breaking Research, Our Community Anthropology, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga

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