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‘The problem is going to get worse’: U of T Scarborough researcher sounds alarm on invasive species

July 23, 2020

Nick Mandrak has just about seen it all over his 30-plus-year career as an invasive aquatic species researcher.

Breaking Research, Our Community Global, Graduate Students, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough
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U of T's Centre for Ethics launches Oxford Handbook of Ethics of AI

July 22, 2020

From smart cities and autonomous vehicles to facial recognition software and digital assistants standing by to answer questions, artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming an important part of everyday life – and it’s only the beginning. ... Global Lens, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Ethics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Global

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Our cultural backgrounds influence how we interpret emojis, U of T study finds

July 22, 2020

For University of Toronto Mississauga undergraduate student Boting Gao, emojis are more than just a way to convey a sentiment.

Our Community Psychology, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga, Undergraduate Students
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Remembering former U of T Scarborough Principal Ron Williams

July 22, 2020

The University of Toronto community is mourning the death of George Ronald (Ron) Williams, former principal of U of T Scarborough and professor emeritus in the department of biochemistry and the Institute for Environmental Studies

Our Community Alumni, Biochemistry, History, Humanities, U of T Scarborough
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With an eye on developing countries, U of T researcher develops low-cost COVID-19 antibody test

July 21, 2020

A researcher at the University of Toronto Mississauga has received funding to develop an inexpensive, easy-to-use COVID-19 antibody detection test.

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga
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With emphasis on safety, U of T takes gradual approach to return of on-campus operations

July 21, 2020

The University of Toronto’s plans for a safe and gradual return to on-campus operations this fall will see most employees continuing to work remotely, the university says.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Human Resources & Equity
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U of T researcher uses social media data to analyze public reaction to the pandemic

July 21, 2020

From the moment news broke of an unknown, potentially deadly virus, the topic lit up social media channels – creating a trove of data for the University of Toronto's Jia Xue, who uses computational approaches to study social justi

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Artificial Intelligence, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Information
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Most polar bear populations likely to collapse by end of century if global warming continues

July 20, 2020

Most polar bear populations will collapse by the end of the century if global warming continues at the current pace, a new University of Toronto Scarborough study has found.

Breaking Research Climate Change, Research & Innovation, University of Toronto Scarborough

3Qs at the U with Science Sam: (Ep. 8) Jeffrey Dvorkin on journalism in a time of global pandemic

July 20, 2020

Stay-at-home orders and physical distancing have made the practice of journalism more challenging. And yet, as one University of Toronto expert argues, good journalism is more important than ever.

Our Community 3Qs at the U, Coronavirus, Alumni, University of Toronto Scarborough

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