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Gas measured by ACT+Planck (orange-red) superimposed over two galaxies observed by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. A filament of the cosmic web connects them

U of T astronomers are helping find the missing universe

July 12, 2022

Astronomers at the University of Toronto have spotted some of the most elusive stuff in our universe by taking a deep look at the cosmic web, the network of filaments and knots that trace the large-scale distribution of galaxies.

Breaking Research, Our Community Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Research & Innovation, Space
a man picks up litter on a Toronto beach

Canadians are not nearly as divided about environmental issues as we may think: Study

July 12, 2022

Canadians are not nearly as divided about many important environmental issues as we may think – and that lack of division could offer common ground in drafting national environmental policies, according to a new study.

Breaking Research, Our Community Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough

International team of astronomers discovers two rare binary star systems

July 11, 2022

An international team of astronomers has identified only the second and third examples of a rare type of star system comprising two central stars orbiting each other, encompassed by a remarkable disk of gas and dust.

Breaking Research, Our Community Astronomy, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation, Space
Federal court house in Toronto

U of T researcher examines how COVID-19 shifted public access to Canada's courtrooms online

July 11, 2022

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 upended the operations and practices of industries and institutions around the world almost overnight – and, in the realm of law, that includes the concept of open courts.

Our Community Faculty of Law, Graduate Students

With 14,000 titles, U of T Mississauga's Syd Bolton Collection takes video game studies to the next level

July 11, 2022

From Space Invaders to Super Mario, video games are one of the most influential forms of media on the planet.

Our Community U of T Libraries, U of T Mississauga, Video Games

Family caregivers traumatized by COVID-19 lockdowns that limited access to those in long-term care: study

July 8, 2022

Essential family caregivers suffered “collective trauma” due to COVID-19 lockdowns that hampered their ability to see and care for loved ones in long-term care settings, new research co-authored by the University of Toronto's Charlene Chu

Our Community COVID-19, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Research and Innovation

Academic-industry partnership aims to lower the cost of cultivated meat

July 8, 2022

When the University of Toronto’s Michael Garton got a call from Myo Palate – a company that is producing meat without raising whole animals – he knew it was the opportunity he’d been waiting for.

Our Community Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, Sustainability
A lab technician look at samples under a fume hood in U of Ts CL3 lab

U of T and Toronto hospitals mount research response to monkeypox

July 7, 2022

The University of Toronto and its partner hospitals, including Sunnybrook Research Institute, Unity Health Toronto and the University Health Network, are leading a rapid research response to the global monkeypox outbreak to better understand... Our Community Institutional Strategic Initiative, Sinai Health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Unity Health, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Global, Hospital for Sick Children, Research and Innovation, St. Michael's Hospital, University Health Network


U of T's Urban Data Centre to help 'wrangle' the data needed to build smarter cities

July 7, 2022

With the advent of the Internet of Things and other technologies, Toronto and other urban areas are looking to be “smarter cities” when tackling critical issues – from climate change to affordable housing.

There's just one problem.

Our Community School of Cities, Big Data, Cities, Computer Science, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Smart Cities
Ian McCallum's canoe in the Thames River in Ontario

Canoe trip inspires PhD student to write book to revitalize Indigenous language: CBC

July 6, 2022

Ian McCallum took a canoe trip on Ontario’s Thames River to better understand his Indig

Our Community Graduate Students, Indigenous, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education