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rotting corn in a field caused by disease

Sophisticated genomics could give food crops an edge in the arms race against pathogens

November 23, 2022

In every farmer’s field, there’s a war going on between crops and a host of bacterial and fungal invaders that cost the global economy more than $220 billion annually.

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With a focus on the connectedness of cultures, researchers aim to revitalize the global humanities

November 23, 2022

Two University of Toronto Mississauga professors are uniting scholars across the globe in an effort to answer the question: What should humanistic research look like in a post-pandemic world?

Our Community Connaught Global Challenge Award, Humanities, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga

U of T pharmacy and public health faculties partner to strengthen pharmacists’ role in health system

November 22, 2022

The University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, along with Shoppers Drug Mart, have announced a new collaboration to study how pharmacists

Our Community Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Health, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Research & Innovation
a woman rubs pink powder on a man during a party celebrating the holi Indian festival

A big, boxy part of Canada's heritage: The untold story of Toronto's suburban banquet halls

November 21, 2022

In the Greater Toronto Area, the phrase “heritage building” might bring to mind a Georgian mansion or a pre-Confederation church. But as Sneha Mandhan’s work reveals, it may be time to add banquet hall to the list. 

City & Culture, Our Community Cities, Faculty of Arts & Science, Geography and Planning, Graduate Students

Flu, COVID-19 and more: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy expert on the importance of getting vaccinated

November 21, 2022

With the arrival of respiratory virus season and ongoing circulation of the virus that causes COVID-19, a University of Toronto expert says getting vaccinated is one of the best things people can do to protect themselves and others who may be... Our Community COVID-19, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Vaccines

aerial view of the inside of the World Cup stadium in Doha, Qatar

Beyond the pitch: U of T's Simon Darnell on the controversies swirling around the World Cup in Qatar

November 21, 2022

FIFA’s World Cup, the greatest show in soccer and one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, kicked off Sunday in Qatar.

Global Lens, Our Community Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Global, Sport
overhead view of a waabit self-driving truck on a highway

Waabi’s self-driving technology set to be road-tested, Raquel Urtasun tells Globe and Mail, Forbes

November 18, 2022

The University of Toronto’s Raquel Urtasun, a leading expert in machine learning and computer vision, is taking her startup’s self-driving technology for long-haul trucks out for a spin, with several autonomous vehicles ready to hit the roa

Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Arts & Science, Self-Driving Cars, Startups, Vector Institute

Startup's tech could put an end to unsightly screen 'notches' on smartphones

November 18, 2022

OTI Lumionics, a Toronto-based company that was spun out of research from the University of Toronto, recently raised more than $75 million to expand its line of organic LED technology solutions – including screens that are uninterrupted by “... Our Community Alumni, Entrepreneneurship, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Startups