Research and Innovation

Research & Innovation

The University of Toronto is a leader in research and innovation, with significant impact both locally and globally. Our outstanding research scholars are committed to understanding and solving the challenges that face us today - and look forward to what is possible for the future.


The genes necessary for the growth and survival of stem cells are influenced by the biomaterials on which they’re cultured, researchers at the University of Toronto have found.

The study by researchers at the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research found that different substrates, used to coat the surface of the lab dish for the cells to adhere to, can change the cells’ molecular states – and potentially their behavior – and should be considered in future research.

The University of Toronto Scarborough and Centennial College are teaming up to establish the EaRTH District – an initiative aimed at advancing the

Leading experts from the University of Toronto, McMaster University and York University are working together to improve –and future-proof – how go


Geoffrey Hinton, U of T's Godfather of Deep Learning