UTSC’s Marilyn Smith showed memories can be faulty – with implications for courtrooms everywhere

Tuesday, January 21 - 2020
Marilyn Smith was an expert on cognition and memory whose work at the University of Toronto shed light on bilingualism, hypnosis, trauma and the eyewitness testimony delivered in courtrooms. She also…

Substances that created hole in ozone may account for half of Arctic warming over 50-year period: new study

Monday, January 20 - 2020
A new study finds the substances responsible for creating a massive hole in the ozone layer may account for nearly half of Arctic warming over a 50-year period.   The research, published in Nature…

New writer-in-residence brings lifetime of creative energy to U of T Scarborough

Thursday, January 16 - 2020
Gary Barwin gets a real kick out of uncovering creativity wherever he goes.  

'We heard the call for change': Task force on student mental health issues report and recommendations

Wednesday, January 15 - 2020
After months of consultations with students, faculty and staff, an independent task force on student mental health at the University of Toronto is calling for major changes to mental health services…

How 3D printers supported UTSC grad student's research on perception

Tuesday, January 7 - 2020
How do you select that perfect cookie from a fresh batch? What makes one object more attractive to handle than another? That question of perception is part of what Annabel Wing-Yan Fan set out to…

The ‘perfect nuisance’: UTSC researcher explores the colourful history of Gibraltar’s monkeys

Tuesday, December 17 - 2019
They may only number a few hundred, but there’s no denying the influence macaques have in Gibraltar. Often viewed as a “perfect nuisance” to inhabitants, the monkeys that have lived among Gibraltar’…

Don’t stop with emissions - climate politics needs to embrace a fossil fuel free world

Thursday, December 12 - 2019
A new U of T study is proposing a different way to think about tackling climate change, one that shifts focus away from emissions reductions toward the goal of cutting out fossil fuel energy…

UTSC students team up to solve some mysteries behind celebrated museum collection

Monday, December 9 - 2019
A group of U of T students from two very different disciplines have teamed up to uncover some secrets behind a museum collection that spans from prehistory to the mid-20th Century.    The academic…

UTSC researchers developing early warning system for water pollution using tiny water fleas

Friday, November 29 - 2019
Researchers at U of T Scarborough are developing an early warning system for water quality and pollution that combines tiny water fleas and an instrument so sensitive it’s able to detect changes at…

U of T ranked number one in Canada for graduate employability, first among North American public universities

Tuesday, November 26 - 2019
Recruiters at top companies surveyed by Times Higher Education say University of Toronto graduates are among the best equipped in the world to join the workforce.  U of T was ranked…

U of T recognized as one of Canada’s top employers for 13th consecutive year

Monday, November 25 - 2019
The University of Toronto has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers – the 13th consecutive year that the university has received the award in the national competition. “At U…

From skin care to organic straws, students get seed money to launch their businesses

Friday, November 22 - 2019
It’s a good thing fourth-year student Lynne Corvaglia flew to Toronto from Costa Rica early last week. By the end of the week, she had returned to the Central American nation $5,000 richer, thanks to…