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Iron deficiency affects half of pregnancies, yet many women aren’t screened: U of T study

August 31, 2021

One in two women in Ontario have low iron levels during pregnancy, but more than one-third of pregnant women are not tested for iron deficiency, University of Toronto researchers have found.

Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Pregnancy, Research & Innovation
Odel Jaji

U of T student's internship highlights importance of cross-cultural teaching and learning

August 31, 2021

As part of a University of Toronto internship program, undergraduate student Odel Jaji recently taught a group of children at a local Montessori Jewish Day School – discovering connections to her own Assyrian background in the pro

Our Community Department of Germanic languages and literatures, Faculty of Arts & Science, Humanities, Undergraduate Students, University College
Li Quan

U of T researchers develop new quantum 'fingerprinting' protocol to improve information exchange

August 31, 2021

Suppose you and your cousin are about to inherit some money and you each have a version of the will on your computer. What is the least amount of information your computers must share to determine whether the versions are the same?

Breaking Research, Our Community Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Physics, Research & Innovation
Lisa Richardson and Andrew Boozary

There is a need for reconciliation in Canadian health care: U of T researchers

August 30, 2021

Two University of Toronto researchers are highlighting the systemic racism faced by Indigenous Peoples in Canadian health care – and urging action be taken to address the problem.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Indigenous
Sharks swimming by coral reef in Florida

U of T statistics students analyze oceans of data to understand how water temperature affects sharks

August 30, 2021

If you’ve ever watched Shark Week, you might think the life of a shark researcher is full of adventure involving near-death encounters with sharp teeth and snapping jaws.

Breaking Research, Our Community Alumni, Climate Change, Faculty of Arts & Science, Statistical Sciences, Sustainability, Trinity College, Undergraduate Students
Exterior view of the new addition to the Morrison Pavilion at Robarts Library

While you were away… U of T was busy building for the future

August 27, 2021

While many University of Toronto students, staff, faculty and librarians studied, taught and worked from home over the past year, U of T’s three campuses remained a hub of activity as construction forged ahead on several transformational projects... Our Community Robarts Library, Scott Mabury, Indigenous, Landmark, St. George, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, University College

Kaley McLean uses a rowing machine at U of T

Paralympian Kaley McLean found support to chase her dreams at U of T Scarborough

August 27, 2021

If anyone knows about the positive role sport can play, it’s University of Toronto Scarborough alumna and former Paralympian Kaley McLean. 

Our Community Accessibility, Paralympic Games, U of T Scarborough
Bilal Habib and Jathiban (Jay) Panchalingam

Rotman students champion MBA scholarship for Black students: Toronto Star, CBC News

August 26, 2021

A group of MBA students at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management are leading a drive to fund a scholarship to support Black students in the school’s morning and evening MBA programs.

Our Community Anti-Black Racism, Diversity and Inclusion, Rotman School of Management

U of T to require proof of vaccination for all community members coming to campus

August 26, 2021

The University of Toronto will require students, faculty, staff and librarians to submit proof of immunization against COVID-19 before coming to campus this fall.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Vaccines