Ontario Energy Board and Climate Positive Energy to Collaborate on Research Project to Evaluate Electricity Cost Structure

CPE and the OEB will be collaborating on a $250k project, led by CPE Advisory Board Member Adonis Yatchew, Professor of Economics, as Principal Investigator.

Institute for Pandemics: 2024 Interdisciplinary Symposium

The inaugural theme is “Reimagining Response & Preparedness for future Public Health Emergencies.” The symposium takes place on April 18 at Hart House.

Globe and Mail: "The architecture of AI: U of T’s new research hub rises"

Alex Bozikovic for the Globe and Mail. Artificial intelligence has a new home in Toronto. A tapered block rises 12 storeys from the corner of College Street and Queen’s Park Crescent, its walls slanting inward on the way. Its cloak of concrete scatters sunlight off diagonal facets, evoking the stony majesty of a cliff face. This enigmatic object is the University of Toronto’s new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Campus.

Mitacs funding to facilitate connection between industry and DSI Summer Undergraduate Data Science students

The umbrella funding for 30 internships is a reflection of the commitment by both DSI and Mitacs to equip industry and organizations, researchers and students with opportunities and skills needed to harness the power of data in real world applications.

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority works to transform health care with support of UHN

Transform HF, a U of T institutional strategic initiative focused on digital innovation for heart failure care, is also supporting efforts to bring health care closer to home for the region's communities
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Medicine by Design, CCRM launch alliance to bolster Canada’s leading position in regenerative medicine

Medicine by Design and CCRM are launching a new strategic alliance that aims to unlock Toronto’s potential as a world-leading ecosystem for regenerative medicine.
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U of T Data Sciences Institute trains workers in data analytics, applied machine learning

A new training initiative launched by the DSI is helping Canada meet its growing need for talent in data science and machine learning. Powered by Upskill Canada, the Data Science and Machine Learning Software Foundations Certificates aim to upgrade workers' skills in fast-growing fields

U of T-anchored hospital network among leading life sciences research hubs, report finds

The University of Toronto and its partner hospitals are propelling the Toronto region as a leading global hub for life sciences research – but its success is at risk from underinvestment. That’s among the findings of a new report that examines the strengths and challenges within the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) – which comprises U of T […]
A rendering of the Lash Miller building expansion (image courtesy of Mikkelsen Arkitekter AS / Cumulus Architects)

U of T breaks ground on a new home for the Acceleration Consortium

The university recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the expansion of the Lash Miller building on the St. George campus – a place that will serve as the new home of the Acceleration Consortium while providing improved facilities for the department of chemistry.
The Self-Driving Lab for Human Organ Mimicry will use organoids and organs-on-chips – a well plate is pictured here – to allow researchers to move potential therapeutics to human clinical trials more rapidly (photo by Rick Lu)

U of T 'self-driving lab' to focus on next-gen human tissue models

The Self-Driving Laboratory for Human Organ Mimicry is the latest self-driving lab to spring from a historic $200-million grant from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund to the Acceleration Consortium
Justin Vigar, pictured here in a lab in South America, is developing paper-based diagnostics like the paper chip shown on the right, where each dot represents a different test (supplied image)

U of T PhD student uses synthetic biology to create low-cost diagnostic tools

A relatively new field of research, synthetic biology applies engineering principles to recreate fully functional biological systems. Justin Vigar, the recipient of a doctoral award from EPIC, believes it can improve the health and lives of people around the world.

The Black Research Network’s 2023/2024 IGNITE grant

The Black Research Network’s IGNITE grant is now open to applicants for the 2023/2024 academic year! The grant was established to provide small-scale funding – between $5K to $10K – towards professional development, research dissemination and other types of research support. Learn more and apply by Wednesday, November 22, 2023.

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