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Astronomers at U of T, other universities propose measures to reduce their carbon footprint

June 24, 2020

In 1960, long before his acclaimed book and television series Cosmos, the astronomer Carl Sagan determined that the inferno-like temperatures on Venus were the result of an atmosphere composed almost entirely of carbon dioxide.

Our Community Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Climate Change, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Sustainability
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Socio-economic status, health disparities should guide efforts to mitigate COVID-19: U of T researchers

June 23, 2020

Policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic must consider the complex interplay between socio-economic status and health disparities, according to a recent analysis led by a team of University of Toronto researchers.

Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global
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U of T student draws on art history, English classes to reach finals of video game design competition

June 23, 2020

Reynold Tsui, a student at the University of Toronto Mississauga, recently won top honours in an international video game design competition, despite having little actual experience in the field – and he credits his English and ar

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3Qs at the U with Science Sam: (Ep. 6) Peter Newman on LGBTQ communities and COVID-19

June 22, 2020

The public health response to the global pandemic has called on everyone to change their lives considerably. But it has had an unequal effect on different communities – including people who are LGBTQ.

Our Community 3Qs at the U, Coronavirus, Alumni, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, LGBTQ
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U of T designs world-class academic experience, offers support to students amid COVID-19

June 22, 2020

The University of Toronto is taking steps to ensure the upcoming fall semester offers a high-quality academic experience while doing everything it can to support domestic and international students affected by COVID-19. 

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CHIME study involving U of T astronomers finds fast radio bursts repeat 'on the time scale of weeks'

June 22, 2020

A Canadian-led team of astronomers, including researchers from the University of Toronto’s Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, has discovered that a repeating fast radio burst (FRB) originating from a nearby galaxy pulses at... Breaking Research, Our Community Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation, Space

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