Why ring-tailed lemurs raise a ‘stink’ when they flirt with potential mates

Friday, November 17 - 2017
A U of T Scarborough study finds that a unique ritual performed by male ring-tailed lemurs may come at a significant physical cost, but it could help their chances in securing a mate. “Stink-…

Using old cookbooks to explore the history of Chinese food

Monday, November 13 - 2017
In a recent Culinaria Research Centre collaboration, students had the opportunity to examine the global history of Chinese food through cooking and academic discussion. “This event is part of an…

U of T Scarborough expert 'somewhat optimistic' about UN climate summit

Wednesday, November 8 - 2017
The UN climate change conference, otherwise known as COP23, kicked off in Bonn, Germany today with governments working toward a “rule book” to guide the implementation of the Paris Agreement, even as…

Professor David Fleet one of six U of T researchers joining the Vector Institute

Thursday, November 2 - 2017
Six researchers at the University of Toronto with expertise in areas such as machine learning, medicine, engineering and statistics are joining the Vector Institute. They’re joining a highly…

#supportthereport: A call to action

Friday, October 27 - 2017
The clock is ticking on Canada’s Fundamental Science Review. But it’s not too late to act and #supportthereport. A new campaign is asking that you send a letter, tweet, or call a member of Parliament…

Citizen science project looks to the public for help in gathering data on much maligned spider

Friday, October 13 - 2017
A new citizen science project co-founded by a U of T Scarborough researcher is harnessing the power of social media to dispel some common myths about a much-maligned spider. “We’re looking for…

U of T Scarborough launches research excellence lecture series

Thursday, October 12 - 2017
The University of Toronto is known as one of the world’s top research universities and just recently was ranked Canada’s Most Innovative University by media giant Reuters’ Top 100. On the University’…

Startup founded by U of T Scarborough student takes top prize in entrepreneurship competition

Friday, September 29 - 2017
A company started by a U of T Scarborough student that converts food waste into bioplastics has won another major prize. Genecis, started by environmental science student Luna Yu, took top prize at…

U of T named Canada’s most innovative university

Thursday, September 28 - 2017
The University of Toronto is Canada’s most innovative university, according to an independent survey of top global post-secondary institutions by media giant Reuters. Known as the Reuters Top…

Is climate change driving this year’s intense hurricane season?

Friday, September 22 - 2017
In a recent Washington Post story, U. S. Air Force General Joseph L. Lengyel, said he believes the world’s climate is changing and becoming more severe—with storms becoming bigger, larger and more…

Motivation may be less limited than we think

Wednesday, September 20 - 2017
After a long day of work and carefully watching what you eat, you might expect your self-control to slip a little by kicking back and cracking open a bag of potato chips. But according to new U of T…

Health humanities: The expert behind the multidisciplinary program

Tuesday, September 19 - 2017
University of Toronto Scarborough's Andrea Charise is the lead developer of Canada’s first undergraduate program in health humanities, which looks at the impact of the humanities and critical social…