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U of T students team up with Children’s Book Bank to promote reading in Regent Park

May 6, 2021

One story told of a young dinosaur coping with her parents’ divorce, while another followed the trials of a worried mouse named Wemberly.

City & Culture, Our Community Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Mental Health, Student Life, Undergraduate Students
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To speed discoveries, U of T lab launches free library of virtual, AI-calculated organic compounds

May 5, 2021

Alán Aspuru-Guzik’s research group at the University of Toronto has launched an open-access tool that promises to accelerate the discovery of new chemical reactions that underpin the development of everything from smartphones to l

Global Lens, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Chemistry, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Research & Innovation, Vector Institute
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In an effort to overcome hesitancy, U of T physicians lead Black Health Vaccine Initiative

May 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on racialized groups, with Black communities among the hardest hit.

Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Black, Vaccines
scientists in a cleanroom manufacturing vaccines

With vaccines top of mind, U of T brings together experts to address Canada's biomanufacturing gaps

May 4, 2021

The University of Toronto is bringing together researchers, pharmaceutical innovators and government partners to address gaps in Canada’s biomanufacturing ecosystem and discuss solutions for public health challenges such as COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Research & Innovation, Vaccines
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Texting tool built by U of T alumnus helps Canadians find nearest vaccine clinic: Toronto Star

May 4, 2021

Ontario residents can now find the nearest COVID-19 vaccine clinics by typing a short text message.

Our Community Coronavirus, Alumni, Computer Science, Economics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Vaccines
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Social purpose real estate: U of T's Matti Siemiatycki on achieving development without displacement

May 4, 2021

As Toronto real estate becomes increasingly unaffordable, finding new ways to deliver accessible housing and spaces for non-profit organizations to operate and provide quality public services has become a growing challenge across the city.

Our Community School of Cities, Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Geography and Planning
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U of T researchers develop microrobots to conduct minimally invasive brain surgery

May 3, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto are developing microrobots, precisely controlled by magnetic fields, that could one day be used to perform minimally invasive brain surgery on children.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Hospital for Sick Children, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Research & Innovation, Robotics
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U of T dentistry prof volunteers in ICU as hospital grapples with COVID-19 third wave

May 3, 2021

When Humber River Hospital asked for volunteers in the intensive care unit to treat COVID-19 patients, the University of Toronto’s Marco Caminiti jumped at the opportunity.

Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Dentistry, Volunteering
Cherry tree blossoms at UTSC

Thousands support campaign to create chair of Tamil studies at U of T Scarborough

May 3, 2021

A campaign to establish a chair in Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough – the first of its kind in Canada – has reached its $3-million philanthropic goal. 

Global Lens, Our Community Wisdom Tettey, Global, Tamil, U of T Scarborough

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