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Adults with disabilities face barriers accessing food, leading to food insecurity: U of T study

August 19, 2021

During an ice storm, Cynthia, a woman in her 50s who lives in downtown Toronto and uses a walker, didn't know where she would get her next meal.

Breaking Research, Our Community Food Security, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga
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Time to care about care: U of T project measures care work’s importance to the global economy

August 19, 2021

Care work is difficult, undervalued – and essential. Indeed, it has been described as “the work that makes all other work possible.”

Breaking Research Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Sociology, SSHRC

U of T moves up one spot to 22nd globally in latest Shanghai university rankings

August 19, 2021

The University of Toronto has climbed one spot to 22nd in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities, achieving its highest position globally since the ranking began in 2003.

Global Lens, Our Community Global, Provost, Rankings, Shanghai Ranking Consultancy
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Can green infrastructure keep microplastics out of the environment?

August 18, 2021

You may have heard of the Great Pacific garbage patch, a large collection of ocean debris, but the majority of plastic waste in the environment is subtler: tiny particles... Breaking Research, Our Community Earth Sciences, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough


Researchers call for Afrocentric approach to boost vaccine uptake among Black communities

August 17, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine say an Afrocentric approach centred on respecting patients’ values and perspectives can help increase vaccination rates among Black people who are at high risk of contracting ... Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Black, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vaccines

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Moderna gives bigger antibody boost than Pfizer in elderly: U of T researchers

August 17, 2021

Early results from a new study led by researchers from the University of Toronto and Sinai Health reveals subtle differences between the immune responses of long-term care residents receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.

Breaking Research, Our Community Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty & Staff, Mount Sinai Hospital, Vaccines
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U of T researcher examines damaging effects of teeth-whitening products on dental cells

August 17, 2021

A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto highlights the extensive damage that can be caused by common tooth-whitening agents.  

Our Community Faculty of Dentistry, Research & Innovation
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Smartphones and privacy: U of T researchers on why we give access to apps

August 16, 2021

If you hesitate when an app on your phone asks to access your location you’re not alone.

That’s according to a new study from University of Toronto researchers that was conducted in four languages and across five continents.

Breaking Research Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Law, Privacy, Research & Innovation