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Jane Austen a polite, safe read? Not according to U of T’s Tom Keymer

March 30, 2021

It’s difficult  to imagine the original manuscript of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice being used as kindling for a fire, tossed into the flames one by one.

Our Community Books, English, Faculty of Arts & Science, Literature
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Rapid genetic testing can help women choose breast cancer treatment: U of T study

March 29, 2021

Women with breast cancer who are offered rapid genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations – and who are able to receive their genetic test results prior to selecting treatment – were more likely to choose to have a bilateral (double)... Breaking Research, Our Community Cancer, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Research & Innovation, Women's College Hospital

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U of T researchers to help form national Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network

March 29, 2021

Canadian scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 – including several at the University of Toronto – have received funding from the federal government to track and test viral variants that are now spreading rapidly across the... Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Genetics, Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network

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U of T responds to independent review of search process for IHRP director

March 29, 2021

External influence played no role in the decision to discontinue the recruitment of a preferred candidate for the role of director of the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law.

Our Community Faculty of Law, Global, IHRP, Meric Gertler
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Rapid COVID-19 screening project led by Creative Destruction Lab expands to U.S.: New York Times

March 27, 2021

A rapid COVID-19 screening program for Canadian companies led by the Creative Destruction Lab aims to replicate its success in the United States.

Global Lens Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Creative Destruction Lab, Rotman School of Management
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U of T and health industry leaders urge investment in biomedical innovation

March 26, 2021

As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, the University of Toronto is joining with health and pharmaceutical industry leaders to stress the need for increased Canadian support of bio-innovation and bio-pharmaceutical research, development... Our Community Coronavirus, Health, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Research & Innovation

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U of T researchers survey Indigenous communities about COVID-19 experiences

March 26, 2021

When Canada shut its borders to stem the flow of COVID-19 last year, people continued to cross freely into Indigenous communities in Ontario and B.C.

Our Community Coronavirus, Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Indigenous
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Event to mark 100th anniversary of U of T's discovery of insulin and map future of diabetes care

March 26, 2021

The University of Toronto will co-host a public celebration this spring on the impact of insulin, one of several Insulin100 events that will mark the centenary year of a discovery that has saved the... Global Lens, Our Community Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Banting & Best, Diabetes, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation, Sir Frederick Banting, St. Michael's Hospital

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Anti-Asian discrimination on the rise in Canada, U of T researchers find

March 25, 2021

Anti-Asian discrimination is on the rise in Canada, with reports of discriminatory incidents more than tripling over the last year.

Breaking Research, Our Community Anti-Asian Racism, Coronavirus, China, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga

The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade (Ep. 18): One year later

March 25, 2021

For some, it was the last time they remember hugging a friend or a colleague, the last time they were with a class, in a crowd or with a group, the last time they took public transit without thinking about risk.

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 New Normal, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Alumni, Joseph Wong, U of T Scarborough, Undergraduate Students

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