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.


Try as you might, some events cannot be remembered. Known in psychology as memory blocking, the phenomenon has remained elusive since first described more than half a century ago. Now, University of Toronto researchers have found that blocking is not due to problems with forming memories, as previously thought, but with memory recall – in worms at least.

A Canadian semiconductor startup based on technology developed in the lab of the University of Toronto’s Sorin Voinigescu has rai


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