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Time=Money=Less Happiness, Rotman study finds

February 6, 2012

What does "free time" mean to you? When you're not at work, do you pass the time -- or spend it?

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Rotman

Environmental Science

February 6, 2012

February 7, 2012 marks the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Dickens, whose work is as popular today as it was when he was a celebrity in Victorian England.  U of T Professor Emeritus John Baird discusses just what is it wa

Features, English, Arts

South Slavic Studies

February 6, 2012

In observance of Black History Month, guest curators Sally Frater and Pamela Edmonds have produced, 28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month, an art exhibition at Hart House’s Justina M.

Features, Hart House, Arts

One of U of T’s top teachers thanks his mentor

February 2, 2012

U of T English professor Nick Mount has written a thank-you letter to his teacher.

Teaching, More News, English, Faculty of Arts & Science

Reflections on the Haitian earthquake two years later

February 2, 2012

When Karine Godbout arrived in for a mission in Léogâne, Haiti, two months after the devastating 2010 earthquake hit the city, what she saw left a lasting impression.

Global Lens Student Life, Features, Nursing, Global, Health

University of Toronto student clinches top spot in a national automotive R&D competition

February 2, 2012

A University of Toronto student has won a national automotive competition for his work on developing a new biodegradable material made from shrimp and crab shells that can replace petroleum-based plastics used in auto components.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Student Life, Research, Engineering

U of T breaks ground for high-performance sport centre

February 2, 2012

Nearly 300 guests turned out at the Varsity Centre dome on Jan.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Student Life, Research, Physical Education, Alumni

Improving women’s participation in the public discourse

February 1, 2012

Research shows that female academic experts are seriously under-represented in the media, and this means that readers often lack a broader perspective on an issue, says a former journalist who monitors and studies female representation in the... Breaking Research Research, Features, Social Work, OISE

Canadian police agencies suppressing data on race, says criminology study

February 1, 2012

While only 20 per cent of Canada’s police forces have an explicit policy against reporting the race of victims and accused persons, criminologists from the University of Toronto and Nipissing show that the majority of police depar

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Faculty of Arts & Science, Indigenous