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With a health equity lens, U of T researcher leads study focused on diabetes-related vision loss

April 13, 2021

The University of Toronto’s Aleksandra Stanimirovic is currently leading a study that, she says, underscores the reason she chose to become a health researcher as opposed to a physician.

Our Community Insulin 100, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

PhD student wins Three Minute Thesis contest for presentation on medieval Persian poet

April 13, 2021

What do short stories from medieval Persian literature teach us about today’s political discourse?

Faraz Alidina can tell you – in less than three minutes.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Music, Graduate Students, Humanities, Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, School of Graduate Studies
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Is a calorie always a calorie? Not when it comes to almonds, U of T researchers find

April 13, 2021

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that a calorie labelled is not the same as a calorie digested and absorbed when the food source is almonds.

Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Diet, Nutritional Sciences, Research & Innovation
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Excellence is Black award fund to support Black graduate students

April 12, 2021

A new student-led academic award is poised to provide more financial support and mentorship for Black graduate students at the University of Toronto.

Our Community Black Graduate Students Association, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Black, Cheryl Regehr, Faculty of Law, Graduate Students, Rotman School of Management, School of Graduate Studies
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Some assembly required: TA designs at-home lab gear, ships to students around the globe

April 12, 2021

University of Toronto students enrolled in MSE398: Materials Manufacturing and Design Laboratory received a box in the mail a few months ago that included everything they needed to build a mini-mechanical tester machine for their at-home labs.

Our Community Coronavirus, UTogether, Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students
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Insulin100 symposium to draw world experts in diabetes research and care

April 9, 2021

What can pancreas cell transplants do for people living with diabetes today? How are new technologies allowing women to better manage diabetes during pregnancy? Could science soon prevent type 1 diabetes altogether?

Global Lens, Our Community Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Diabetes, Global, Graduate Students, Mount Sinai Hospital
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U of T lowers flags to half-mast in memory of Prince Philip

April 9, 2021

The University of Toronto has lowered its flags to half-mast in memory of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

Global Lens, Our Community Hart House, Massey College, Royalty, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough
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U of T researchers receive federal grants for COVID-19 modelling projects

April 9, 2021

Two University of Toronto researchers will receive federal funding to help advance the country’s ability to better respond to health emergencies like COVID-19 through the Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling Initiative.  

Our Community Coronavirus, Faculty of Arts & Science, Mathematics, Research & Innovation, Statistical Sciences
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UPPERCASE or lowercase? The way brands write their names sends a subtle message to consumers

April 9, 2021

Brand names are often written using a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters. Others defy convention by using all lowercase, such as amazon or ebay, or all uppercase, such as IKEA.

Breaking Research, Our Community Management, Marketing, Research & Innovation, University of Toronto Scarborough

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