NGOs and governments need to fix barriers to nutrition programs in Africa, UTSC study finds

Wednesday, April 14 - 2021
Lack of political will and under-resourcing are just two barriers faced by vital nutrition programs in Africa, a new U of T Scarborough study has found. “Malnutrition is a complex issue and there’s…

UPPERCASE vs lowercase: Why using one or the other in a name can send a message to consumers

Wednesday, April 7 - 2021
Brand names are often written using a combination of upper and lowercase letters. Others defy convention by using all lowercase (amazon or ebay) or all uppercase (IKEA or IBM).  

Tiny amounts of pollution can disrupt important ‘chemical conversations’ between species

Thursday, March 4 - 2021
Researchers at U of T Scarborough have for the first time shown that pollution can disrupt the ‘chemical conversations’ water fleas rely on to communicate with other species.

Popular agricultural pesticide may be slowing down hummingbirds

Wednesday, February 17 - 2021
Hummingbirds need an incredible amount of energy to flap their wings 50 times per second to maintain hovering flight. Their metabolism is so supercharged, that if they were human-sized, they would…

Professor Ruby Sullan named Cottrell Scholar

Thursday, February 11 - 2021
Professor Ruby Sullan from the department of physical & environmental science at U of T Scarborough has been named as one of this year's Cottrell Scholars.

‘It needs to change’: Study highlights the significant health-care barriers women with disabilities face during pregnancy

Monday, February 8 - 2021
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that women with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or maternal death compared to their peers.  

Republican Party needs to wage ‘internal war’ on conspiracy theories: UTSC's Ryan Hurl

Wednesday, January 13 - 2021
As U.S. President Donald Trump’s term draws to a close, many are wondering what the future holds for him and for the Republican Party in the wake of last week’s violent pro-Trump riots at the Capitol…

What the Zebrafish Can Tell Us

Tuesday, January 12 - 2021
How this tiny animal is helping scientists investigate disorders of the human brain They’re only an inch long, but the humble zebrafish – a freshwater fish native to south Asia – is allowing…

U of T Scarborough expert calls Capitol Hill violence an ‘extremely disturbing challenge to American democracy’

Wednesday, January 6 - 2021
Hundreds of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, halting a joint session of Congress in which votes cast by the Electoral College…

Gay men may be at a greater risk of poor bone health, U of T Scarborough study finds

Friday, December 11 - 2020
A new study by a U of T researcher has found disparities in bone health associated with sexual orientation, with gay men in particular being at a greater risk.   “We found that gay men, and to a…

U of T Scarborough researchers play key role in identifying toxic chemical likely killing wild salmon

Monday, December 7 - 2020
Researchers at U of T Scarborough have played an important role in discovering a chemical by-product in tires that may be responsible for killing wild salmon.

Who will win ... and when? U of T political scientist unpacks a nail-biting U.S. election

Friday, November 6 - 2020
While the outcome of the U.S. presidential election remains unclear, the results so far suggest a shift in the political geography of the United States and raise questions about the future direction…