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To err is not just human: U of T researchers develop AI that plays chess like a person

January 27, 2021

For more than a decade, advances in artificial intelligence have made computers capable of consistently defeating humans in chess. But despite their clever moves, they've made relatively lousy teachers – until now.

Breaking Research, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Faculty of Arts & Science
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How U of T students helped build a peer support program at the university

January 27, 2021

As co-presidents of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work’s Graduate Student Association, Simon Lam and Egag Egag were quick to spot an opportunity to create an easy, trusted way for University Toronto stude

Our Community Alumni, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Graduate Students, Mental Health, Student Life
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With province's support, U of T researchers to explore key questions about masks and COVID-19

January 26, 2021

University of Toronto researchers are breaking new ground in determining the effectiveness of face masks against COVID-19.

Our Community Coronavirus, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Research & Innovation
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U of T students help keep youth, seniors and special needs groups active during lockdown

January 26, 2021

When Ontario went into its second COVID-19 lockdown last fall, Premier Doug Ford emphasized that heading out for exercise would be encouraged since it’s essential for maintaining physical and mental health.

Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Fitness, Mental Health, Undergraduate Students
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How quantum is it? U of T physicist Aaron Goldberg may have the answer

January 26, 2021

A team of physicists have developed a way to mathematically describe the “quantumness” of different objects or systems – that is, the degree to which they behave in a quantum manner.

Breaking Research, Our Community Faculty of Arts & Science, Physics, Quantum, Research & Innovation
Myra Arshad and Avneet Ghotra (bottom row), co-founders of ICUBE startup Alt Tex, take questions from competition judges and organizers of the Adams Sustainability Innovation Prize

‘Waste-to-wardrobe’ startup wins U of T's top Adams Sustainability Innovation Prize

January 25, 2021

A startup at the University of Toronto that’s developing a sustainable polyester alternative for fashion brands has snagged the Adams Sustainability Innovation Prize’s top spot.

ICUBE, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga
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Juan Du named dean of U of T’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

January 25, 2021

Professor Juan Du, an internationally renowned architectural scholar whose work focuses on urban development and marginalized groups, has been named dean of the University of Toronto’s John H.

Our Community Cities, Global, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture
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Pen-pal Project connects U of T medical students with people experiencing homelessness

January 25, 2021

A new initiative at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine is giving a voice to people from marginalized backgrounds and helping students deepen their understanding of future patients.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Homelessness
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Using a borrowed 3D printer, U of T prof prints dozens of skulls for students in his virtual class

January 22, 2021

Dave Mazierski spent the holiday break focused on an un-seasonal task: printing 3D models of bat-eared fox skulls.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Biology, U of T Mississauga

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