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Health - Psychology - 26.01.2022
Social contact key to reducing mental health stigma
Social contact-based education helps reduce mental health stigma by bringing individuals living with mental illness into a safe, enabling environment where they can share their stories with others.

Health - Psychology - 26.01.2022
Social contact key to overcoming mental health stigma
Social contact-based education helps reduce mental health stigma by bringing individuals living with mental illness into a safe, enabling environment where they can share their stories with others.

Administration - Economics / Business - 26.01.2022

Health - Psychology - 26.01.2022
Five ways to end the stigma and start a conversation
Returning to in-person experiences in February: for more information. Mental health tips to keep your perspectives positive and clear January is often thought of as a month of new perspectives, fresh starts and hope for what the new year will bring.

Health - 26.01.2022
Research improves equal access to community supports
Returning to in-person experiences in February: for more information.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.01.2022
To beat depression, researchers hunt for perfect brain stimulation therapy 'rhythm'
To beat depression, researchers hunt for perfect brain stimulation therapy ’rhythm’
When it comes to finding a long-lasting treatment for depression, a team of Toronto researchers says it could come down to finding the perfect rhythm.

Social Sciences - 26.01.2022
Culture plays a role in children’s acceptance of gender-diverse peers: University of Toronto study
Shown four images of hypothetical peers - a boy playing with cars and trucks, a girl playing with cars and trucks, a boy playing with a Barbie and dollhouse, and a girl playing with a Barbie and dollhouse - children from Thailand and China were then asked a simple question: Would you want to be their friend? Their answers depended on which country they were from.

Campus - Architecture - 26.01.2022
Researchers use 'virtual slime mould' to design a TTC subway network less prone to disruption
Researchers use ’virtual slime mould’ to design a TTC subway network less prone to disruption
It doesn't have a brain and survives on rotting vegetable matter - but it could offer valuable insights into city planning, according to a team of University of Toronto researchers. Physarum polycephalum is a slime mould, a single-celled amoeboid organism that grows as a greenish-yellow system of veins.

Economics / Business - 25.01.2022

Environment - 25.01.2022
Tornado researchers expand scope to study hail
A large hailstone, about 6 cm in diameter (Photo credit: National Severe Storms Laboratory Collection) The Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP) is changing the way researchers investigate and predict tornadoes and mitigate their damage in Canada.

History / Archeology - 25.01.2022

Social Sciences - Criminology / Forensics - 25.01.2022
More homicides, fewer supports in Toronto’s predominantly Black neighbourhoods: University of Toronto research
Six homicides were recorded in Toronto during the first two weeks of 2022 - a statistic that led some to wonder if Canada's largest city, which typically experiences the highest number of annual homicides in the country, would see more violence than usual in the year ahead.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 25.01.2022
More than 20,000 species of legumes listed by the world's scientists
More than 20,000 species of legumes listed by the world’s scientists
The international scientific community has created a validated list of scientific names for legumes.

Health - Innovation - 24.01.2022
Technology touts VIRTUES of patient-centred care
The VIRTUES platform, developed by the team at CANet, enables health-care providers to monitor and manage patients' conditions remotely.

Health - Social Sciences - 24.01.2022

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.01.2022
Expert insight: Pacific volcanoes and how they can affect the west coast
On Jan. 15, a tsunami warning went out to residents of British Columbia and the west coast of the United States.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 24.01.2022

Politics - 24.01.2022
Carbon-tax rebates: the untold story
Carbon-tax rebates: the untold story
Many Canadians aren't even aware they can get a credit on their income taxes, a new international survey involving UdeM political scientist Erick Lachapelle finds.

Computer Science - Innovation - 21.01.2022
Innovation, entrepreneurship and building the metaverse
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Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 21.01.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.01.2022
Astronomers focus robotic eyes on the Milky Way, our cosmic home
Astronomers focus robotic eyes on the Milky Way, our cosmic home
Thanks to a breakthrough robotic innovation, an international collaboration that includes the University of Toronto has advanced the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), a 20-year-long research project that has been investigating the structure and evolution of our cosmic home, the Milky Way galaxy. A new Focal Plane System (FPS) is at the heart of the fifth phase of the project, dubbed SDSS-V.

Environment - Economics / Business - 19.01.2022

Economics / Business - Career - 19.01.2022

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.01.2022
Valuing water for our shared sustainable future
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Sport - Environment - 18.01.2022
Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics
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Environment - 18.01.2022
Nearly half of countries' shared fish stocks are on the move due to climate change, prompting dispute concerns
Nearly half of countries’ shared fish stocks are on the move due to climate change, prompting dispute concerns
Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls Climate change will force 45 per cent of the fish stocks that cross through two or more exclusive economic zones to shift significantly from their historical h

Architecture - Campus - 18.01.2022

Life Sciences - 18.01.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 18.01.2022
Vision realized: Pilot project to deliver eye care to Indigenous children
One in three Indigenous Canadians haven't had an eye exam within the last two years, according to a 2015 study commissioned by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

Psychology - 18.01.2022
Simple vehicle warning systems as effective as more complex ones: University of Toronto study
Simple vehicle warning systems as effective as more complex ones: University of Toronto study
There are over 10,000 collisions between vehicles and wildlife in Ontario every year. Most are not fatal for those in the vehicle, but the costs associated with such a collision in Canada total about $800 million annually. While automotive safety systems already warn drivers of some hazards - such as a vehicle in their blind spot - identifying unexpected hazards, including potential collisions with wildlife, in dynamic road situations is a more complicated task.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 18.01.2022
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