News & Features

New UTSC Cluster preparing for workforce of the future

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) Clusters of Scholarly Prominence Program has awarded funding to a new cluster: Education and Training for the 21st Century Workforce. 

U of T ranks second globally among universities for health sciences research: The Globe and Mail

The University of Toronto has been ranked the second most prolific health sciences research university in the world by scientific journal Nature, the Globe and Mail reports.

Magazine uses fiction to explore the toll taken by climate change – and our response

A new publication launched by the Environmental Governance Lab (EGL) in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts & Science is using speculative fiction to examine the toll climate change may…

Irena Creed attends UN’s high-level political forum on sustainable development

In 2015, the United Nations established 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) for member nations to reach by 2030, such as taking urgent steps to combat climate change and using clean energy. Then…

Hilary Brown receives CIHR Project grant on pregnancy outcomes and care of women with physical-mental multimorbidity

Hilary Brown has been awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project grant that will support her work investigating the pregnancy outcomes and care of women who have two or more long…

Video games are popping up across academia, and this resource is a new kind of tutorial

Video games aren’t so different than books, and a new resource is proving they can be studied the same way. 

‘An Itsy Bitsy Audience’: Babies find live music more engaging

You don't have to be an adult to feel the power of live opera – even babies prefer to attend in person, a new study suggests. When infants watched a live performance of a baby opera, their heart…

New research institutes hosted at U of T Scarborough will tackle important global challenges

The Executive Committee of U of T’s Governing Council has confirmed the establishment of a new, tri-campus extra-departmental unit (EDU:C) that will be hosted at U of T Scarborough. 

Here’s how U of T Scarborough celebrated Pride Month

Throughout the month of June members of the UTSC community joined together in creating a colourful flower mural to help celebrate Pride Month. Each colour of flower symbolized a specific emotion.…

Grad wins prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship to study neuroscience at McGill

When she heads to McGill University this fall to pursue her master’s degree in neuroscience, Abigail Ralph (BSc 2023 UTSC) says she hopes it’ll be the first step toward ensuring rare neurological…

U of T ranked 21st globally, second among North American public universities: QS World University Rankings

The University of Toronto has been ranked 21st among universities globally – and second among public universities in North America – in the latest QS World University Rankings. U of T climbed 13…

Toronto’s net zero carbon plan needs young people — researchers are helping get them involved

The City of Toronto plans to reduce city-wide carbon emissions to net zero by 2040, and U of T researchers are helping make sure young people play a key role in reaching its goal.