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From electric trucks to 'curbside management,' Smart Freight Centre studies how to improve flow of goods

November 5, 2020

From take-out pizza to online shopping – which nearly doubled in Canada this year – the use of home delivery has greatly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Community Smart Freight Centre, Cities, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, Traffic

What’s Next? COVID-19 podcast: (Ep 31) Vivek Goel answers your questions

November 5, 2020

What will 2021 be like? Will we still need to take preventive measures against COVID-19 once a vaccine is available?

And just how safe is an enclosed patio?

Our Community Coronavirus, COVID-19 Podcast, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Vivek Goel
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Satish Kanwar, Shopify VP and U of T alumnus, on the importance of innovative thinking during a pandemic

November 4, 2020

Still in his early 30s, Satish Kanwar already has a resume that outshines that of most people twice his age.

Our Community Coronavirus, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, U of T Scarborough
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Where the wind blows: U of T study shows how a powerful force sculpts Argentina's landscape

November 4, 2020

Researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga have unearthed new information detailing how powerful winds shape the landscape in a remote part of the Andes mountain range.

Our Community Argentina, Earth Sciences, Graduate Students, Research & Innovation, U of T Mississauga
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U of T ranks first in Canada, among top 20 globally by reputation: Times Higher Education

November 3, 2020

The University of Toronto’s stellar reputation for research and teaching places it among the top 20 schools in the world, according to the latest ranking by Times Higher Education.

Global Lens, Our Community Global, Meric Gertler, Rankings, Times Higher Education
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Resilience and climate change: Archaeologists reveal human adaptability in ancient Turkey

November 3, 2020

An examination of two documented periods of climate change in the greater Middle East, between approximately 4,500 and 3,000 years ago, reveals local evidence of resilience and even of a flourishing ancient society despite the climate changes ... Breaking Research, Global Lens, Our Community Archaeology, Climate Change, Faculty of Arts & Science, Global, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Research & Innovation, Turkey

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'Adorable' cat video featuring U of T student and her prof goes viral on TikTok

November 3, 2020

The University of Toronto’s Adam Hammond has an unusual achievement to add to his resume: co-starring in a viral cat video. 

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Student Experience, English, Faculty of Arts & Science, Social Media, University College
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Pregnant Inuit women exposed to higher levels of chemicals found in consumer products: U of T study

November 2, 2020

Pregnant women living in Nunavik in northern Quebec are increasingly being exposed to potentially harmful chemical compounds commonly found in consumer products.

Breaking Research, Our Community Physical and Environmental Sciences, Inuit, Pollution, Quebec, Research & Innovation, Sustainability, U of T Scarborough

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