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Campus - Environment - 27.05.2022
Insect forecasting comes to UBC Vancouver campus this summer
Insect forecasting comes to UBC Vancouver campus this summer
Matthew Ramsey At a time when most people are closely watching the weather, a unique project coming to UBC's Vancouver campus could become the blueprint for forecasting insect activity across the city.

Campus - 27.05.2022

Pharmacology - Health - 26.05.2022
Researcher focuses on essential, but often-ignored, organ in pregnancy
The placenta is an essential organ for the developing fetus, both protecting the fetus from potentially harmful components in the blood and transferring nutrients needed for growth and development.

Innovation - Environment - 26.05.2022
UBC entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution
UBC entrepreneurs join fight against plastic pollution
May 26, 2022 Lou Corpuz-Bosshart New ideas include compostable bioplastics and innovative coating that extends product lifespan The end of plastic pollution-in the oceans, on land and in our air-coul

Economics / Business - Art and Design - 26.05.2022

Environment - 26.05.2022
Bags or bins: When it comes to recycling, the answer is complicated†
The jury is out on whether plastic bags to hold curbside recyclables are environmentally worse than conventional blue bins, says a study by Western professor Paul Mensink.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 26.05.2022
University of Waterloo hosts first hyperloop competition in Canada
May 26, 2022 Ten teams from around the world will compete in the Canadian Hyperloop competition this weekend By Krista Porter University of Waterloo What if I told you that university students were creating the transportation technology of the future?

Environment - Campus - 25.05.2022
Engineering Research Day showcases the role of engineers in addressing sustainability issues
Engineering Research Day showcases the role of engineers in addressing sustainability issues
Students, alumni, faculty members and†industry professionals recently came together to highlight the impact of innovative research and collaborations happening across the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering during the second annual Engineering Research Day.

Research Management - 25.05.2022

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 24.05.2022

Linguistics / Literature - 24.05.2022

Career - 24.05.2022
Younger generations are changing the face of the labour market
The workplace is changing: workers are in short supply and they want more autonomy, more recognition and greater flexibility to work from home.

Sport - Economics / Business - 24.05.2022

Campus - Mathematics - 20.05.2022
Faculty of Mathematics professors named University Research Chairs
May 20, 2022 Chaitanya Swamy and†William Slofstra among this year's winners of Waterloo designation for research excellence By Jon Parsons Faculty of Mathematics Two researchers from the Faculty of Mathematics have been awarded University Research Chairs.

Law - Media - 20.05.2022
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star 'externship'
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star ’externship’
University of Toronto Faculty of Law students delve into journalism, media law issues during Toronto Star 'externship' From working with in-house counsel experts†to advancing social justice initiativ

Health - 20.05.2022

Linguistics / Literature - Art and Design - 20.05.2022
'There's definitely a romance about it': How letterpress printing made an impression on women writers
’There’s definitely a romance about it’: How letterpress printing made an impression on women writers
When† Claire Battershill †took part in the†printing fellowship program at Massey College in 2009, she discovered its cast iron printing presses were far more than simply relics of a bygone era.

Psychology - 19.05.2022
Talking about sexual consent and expectations can improve relationships and wellbeing
May 19, 2022 Consent communication can lead to misunderstandings between partners By Teaching the benefits of affirmative sexual consent while also validating anxieties people might experience about c

Environment - Microtechnics - 19.05.2022

Materials Science - Life Sciences - 18.05.2022

Environment - Music - 17.05.2022
The dawn chorus: To connect with nature, students combine morning birdsong with music
The dawn chorus: To connect with nature, students combine morning birdsong with music
Each spring as early as 4 a.m., a choir of tweeting and chirping birds known as the "dawn chorus" produces a musical wake-up call - in more ways than one.

Computer Science - 17.05.2022
Queen’s University report sheds light on big data surveillance in Canada
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Report released by the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen's finds that thoughtful, decisive action is needed to confront the evolving world of surveillance Tuesday, May 17 Kin

Social Sciences - Health - 17.05.2022
Pandemic restrictions limit women’s ability to cope with abusive partners: study
The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially affected how women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) coped with their abusive situation, according to a new study led by health sciences professor Tara Mantler and Kim Jackson, professor in the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing.

Social Sciences - Health - 17.05.2022
It's getting better for trans, bisexual and gay youth - but there's still room to improve
It’s getting better for trans, bisexual and gay youth - but there’s still room to improve
Q&As Lou Corpuz-Bosshart Today, May 17, the† International Day Against†Homophobia,†Biphobia and†Transphobia celebrates sexual and gender diversity - and it also highlights the continued challenges faced by those with diverse genders and sexualities.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.05.2022
The lonely fate of a robot on Mars
The lonely fate of a robot on Mars
Science, Health & Technology Erik Rolfsen Covered in the red dust that sealed its fate, the NASA InSight lander is slowly shutting down, more than 250 million kilometres from home. With its solar panels now obscured by the red planet's debris, the four-year-old robot is running out of power. One by one, its instruments are being taken offline: its robotic arm moving into 'retirement pose', its seismometer likely to be turned off sometime in June.

Health - Environment - 16.05.2022
University of Toronto researcher seeks to improve clean water access in Africa
University of Toronto researcher seeks to improve clean water access in Africa
Thelma Abu †wants her research to make a difference. For her, this starts with ensuring everyone has access to a human right and necessity: water.

Sport - Computer Science - 16.05.2022
Using math to improve your workout
Exercise physiologist and UdeM adjunct professor Guy Thibault is developing a web application for interval training.

Social Sciences - 16.05.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 16.05.2022
Statement on Buffalo murders
May 16, 2022 To anyone in our community affected by this senseless tragedy, please know we are here to support you By Vivek Goel President and Vice-Chancellor This weekend many of us will have watched

Economics / Business - Mathematics - 16.05.2022

Music - Social Sciences - 16.05.2022
Post-doc scholar explores hip hop influence on Inuit youth†
Known as 'Qamani'tuaq' in Inuktitut, Baker Lake in Nunavut is home to Indigenous hip hop artists who are the subjects of post-doc researcher Raj Singh's study.