Transferable skills: if they work at work, they could also work at home

Thursday, October 29 - 2020
A new U of T Scarborough study has found that people can use certain skills they develop at work to enrich their lives at home as well.         

Anxiety over COVID is negatively impacting Canadian workers, U of T study finds

Friday, October 9 - 2020
There is no shortage of anxiety during this global pandemic, but a new U of T study finds there is a surprising but simple coping mechanism that might just help you feel a little better. “It’s clear…

Innovative technique using nanoparticles show hope in defeating deadly drug-resistant pathogens

Monday, August 24 - 2020
A new therapy developed by U of T Scarborough researchers may bring us one step closer to effectively killing deadly drug-resistant 'super-bugs.'     “The threat posed by pathogens that are…

U of T Scarborough-led project will help fish at risk of going extinct rebound in Lower Great Lakes

Thursday, August 13 - 2020
A research and habitat recovery project led by a U of T Scarborough professor aims to help fish and freshwater mussel species that are currently at risk of going extinct. The project, which…

How the pandemic is affecting the LGBTQ community

Friday, July 31 - 2020
In pretty much every indicator one could imagine, the “queer” community (i.e. lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit) have been hit harder by the pandemic than the general population…

Newest Canada Research Chairs focus on tackling important health, environmental challenges

Friday, July 31 - 2020
One is an environmental chemist whose research looks at fundamental soil processes for ways to solve critical environmental challenges. The other is a perinatal epidemiologist, whose research looks…

Coming to terms with the new normal

Thursday, July 30 - 2020
There’s been a lot of talk about a “new normal” resulting from the global pandemic, but no one knows for sure what that will look like. Analyzing where we are headed is the purview of Psychology…

Researcher tackles food insecurity connected to COVID-19

Wednesday, July 29 - 2020
When the global Pandemic was declared on March 11, Jayeeta Sharma, an associate professor in the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, presciently expected that the disruption would expose…

What makes us generous? It might be the first thing we pay attention to according to new research

Tuesday, July 28 - 2020
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that when it comes to generosity, our basic assumptions about it requiring self-control to overcome our inherent selfishness might be wrong. “With generosity, I…

‘It’s time to do something’: U of T Scarborough invasive species expert calls for action before it’s too late

Wednesday, July 22 - 2020
Nick Mandrak has just about seen it all over his 30 plus-year-career as an aquatic invasive species researcher.   From goldfish infesting local stormwater retention ponds, to pulling a bighead…

Most polar bear populations likely to collapse by end of century if global warming continue

Monday, July 20 - 2020
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that we can expect the collapse of most polar bear populations by the end of the century if global warming continues at the current pace. The study is the first…

How the homeless will be policed in the COVID-19 era

Thursday, July 2 - 2020
Back in April, U of T Scarborough sociology professor Joseph Hermer observed a trend that is now playing out on Toronto's streets: how the spread of COVID-19 would impact the homeless, and the way…