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Art and Design - Social Sciences - 28.10.2022

Career - Campus - 27.10.2022

Linguistics / Literature - 27.10.2022
Ernaux's Literature Nobel no surprise for French Studies professor
Ernaux’s Literature Nobel no surprise for French Studies professor
Western French Studies professor Schwerdtner has studied Annie Ernaux's critically acclaimed body of work for many years and thinks her Nobel Prize in Literature was long overdue When Annie Ernaux wa

Environment - Politics - 27.10.2022

Social Sciences - 27.10.2022
The impact of war on those who experience it and the next generation
On November 2, the Faculty of Arts and Science is hosting a discussion of the traumatic effects of war on people who lived through it and on succeeding generations.

Computer Science - 27.10.2022
Building a robust artificial intelligence research ecosystem in Canada
Wenhu Chen and Xi He named Canada CIFAR AI Chairs By Joe Petrik Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Wenhu Chen and Xi He from the Cheriton School of Computer Science have been named Canada CIFAR AI Chairs.

Health - 27.10.2022
Percentage of breast cancer survivors in Canada doubles over past 15 years
It was the information she couldn't find that led Amy Kirkham , an assistant professor in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE), to her latest discovery. Asked by the Canadian Women's Heart Health Alliance to co-author a scientific statement paper in 2020 on the state of women's heart health in Canada, Kirkham - whose research is focused on preventing and treating the risk of heart disease related to breast cancer treatment - needed to know what percentage of the Canadian female population has a history of breast cancer.

Innovation - Computer Science - 26.10.2022
Gift from Schmidt Futures to spark a revolution in AI-based STEM research at the University of Toronto
With the goal of accelerating scientific research through the application of artificial intelligence, Schmidt Futures is investing $148-million in nine global universities, including the University of Toronto.

Social Sciences - Health - 26.10.2022
Bringing equity-informed practices to homelessness prevention and support
Bringing equity-informed practices to homelessness prevention and support
Collaboration between Western researchers, an Indigenous Youth Council and YOU will support Indigenous youth leaving homelessness A community collaboration led by researchers from Western University'

Environment - Earth Sciences - 26.10.2022

Health - Career - 26.10.2022
Women healthcare workers faced heightened moral distress during pandemic: study
New research highlights the challenges women healthcare providers (HCPs) experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic which contributed to heightened moral distress, providing insights into ongoing professional burnout. Moral distress is defined as the experience of knowing the ethically right action to take but being systemically constrained from taking that action.

Politics - Social Sciences - 25.10.2022
Nationalism is not the enemy of immigration, says Catherine Xhardez
Nationalism is not the enemy of immigration, says Catherine Xhardez
Catherine Xhardez, a new professor in the Department of Political Science, is an expert on immigration policy and federalism who believes it is possible to "integrate in order to exist.

Health - 25.10.2022
Sick queen bees have shriveled ovaries, putting their colonies at risk
Science, Health & Technology Alex Walls Queen bees with viral infections have smaller ovaries than their healthy counterparts, a recent UBC study has found, which could threaten the health and financial viability of their colonies.

Environment - Campus - 25.10.2022

Campus - Computer Science - 24.10.2022

Health - Campus - 24.10.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 24.10.2022
University of Toronto expands support for trans and nonbinary employees with $10,000 gender affirmation benefit
University of Toronto expands support for trans and nonbinary employees with $10,000 gender affirmation benefit
In what is an important step for the health and well-being of the trans and nonbinary community, the University of Toronto recently adopted gender affirmation care benefits coverage for both non-unionized employees and staff who are members of the United Steelworkers Union.

Innovation - Health - 21.10.2022
Quantum technology for real world impact
Waterloo researchers share health solutions at the Quantum for Health pitch competition By Stephanie Longeway University Relations On October 20, the Transformative Quantum Technologies team hosted a

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.10.2022
Researcher helping pave the way for space-age climate science
Dr. Chris Fletcher is part of a scientific consortium developing satellite technology to better understand climate change By Jon Parsons University Relations A major funding announcement by th

Environment - 21.10.2022
What's with those colours? Sean Thomas on the science behind this year's fall foliage
What’s with those colours? Sean Thomas on the science behind this year’s fall foliage
Toronto residents are enjoying a particularly dazzling autumn display this year as the city's tree canopy changes colour amid the cooling temperatures.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.10.2022
University of Toronto Engineering lab partners with Moderna to develop RNA-based tools to treat and prevent disease
University of Toronto Engineering lab partners with Moderna to develop RNA-based tools to treat and prevent disease
A team of researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has partnered with biotechnology company Moderna to develop next-generation RNA platform technologies.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.10.2022

Architecture - Career - 20.10.2022

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.10.2022
Canadian climate tech built with Western expertise to be part of joint mission with NASA
Canadian climate tech built with Western expertise to be part of joint mission with NASA
Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency and intensity and the dynamics of Earth's atmosphere is ever-changing.

Health - 20.10.2022
Virtual care associated with significant environmental and patient cost savings, finds study
Virtual care associated with significant environmental and patient cost savings, finds study
A new study by researchers at Western University, ICES and Lawson Health Research Institute has found that virtual care during the COVID-19 pandemic led to a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions and patient travel-related expenses, such as gasoline, parking or public transit costs. Prior to the pandemic, less than two per cent of patient visits with physicians took place virtually.