Wikipedia 'Edit-a-thon' helps fill information gaps about Black history in Canada

Monday, February 10 - 2020
When it comes to information about Black history in Canada there are significant gaps on Wikipedia, which is a familiar entry point for many doing research on the topic. It’s something that a group…

U of T takes steps to protect and inform community members during coronavirus outbreak

Saturday, February 1 - 2020
The University of Toronto is working to keep members of the community safe and informed as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak unfolds. In addition to monitoring the situation closely, U of T is…

U of T named among Canada’s 10 best employers by Forbes magazine

Friday, January 31 - 2020
The University of Toronto is once again listed as one of Canada's top employers according to Forbes magazine. The global media company's annual list of Canada's Best Employers …

Researchers turn waste cooking oil from McDonald’s into high-end 3D printing resin

Thursday, January 30 - 2020
Researchers at U of T Scarborough have for the first time turned waste cooking oil from a deep fryer into a high-resolution, biodegradable resin for 3D printing. Using waste cooking oil has…

Five mental health and wellness developments U of T students need to know

Wednesday, January 29 - 2020
Over the past year, the University of Toronto has taken several significant steps to support mental health and wellness on campus – incorporating feedback from students, staff and faculty…

Online therapy for lingering depression symptoms offers greater access to those in need

Wednesday, January 29 - 2020
An online version of a pioneering therapy aimed at reducing the lingering symptoms of depression can offer additional benefits for patients receiving care, according to a new U of T Scarborough study…

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’…