Twitter feeds from supported Strategic Initiatives

We're welcoming our 2022 undergraduate fellows from all across #UofT! Learn about our students and their critical #DigitalHumanities projects at

MEET THE MODERATOR: @greenprofgreen (@UofT_PolSci & @UofTenvironment) studies the politics of #Climate change & has contributed to @ForeignAffairs @IntOrgJournal, @MITPress & @NaturePortfolio & others.

To join her at 'Youth for #Climate #Justice', RSVP at

MEET THE SPEAKER: @AutumnPeltier1 is an internationally recognized 17-year-old Anishinaabe-Kwe "#Water Warrior". Her film "The Water Walker" screened @TIFF_NET & chronicled her journey to address the @UN in NYC.

To learn more about her activism, RSVP at

MEET THE SPEAKER: @KehkashanBasu is an iconic #global influencer, #environmentalist, champion of women & children’s rights, Founder-President of @GreenHopeYouth & @Forbes '30-Under-30'.

Hear her insights at the Youth for #Climate #Justice panel. RSVP at

MEET THE SPEAKER: @NaomiLeung514

Naomi Leung organizes for #ClimateJustice education with @climateedreform & @sustainteens, through the lens of those historically excluded, erased & undermined voices, like hers.

To learn from their experiences, RSVP at

🎉We're welcoming six new learning communities! From engaging with the #TorontoArt Scene to interrogating sites of #surveillance, these groups are co-working toward #DH research—and we'll be sharing more in the weeks to come.

Learn about the projects at

"“The last couple (of) days have highlighted how close to failure our #Transportation system operates all the time – because we base it around cars,” said @shoshannasaxe, a civil engineering professor at the @UofT."
Read the article at

On Feb 1st, @profchapple will be joining speakers at the @WhiteHouse for a virtual event focused on supply constraints in the housing market.
Join in at 2:00 ET to hear from feature government officials & practitioners, among others. Registration required:

✨DEADLINE: Jan 28✨ The application deadline is just around the corner! Learn about the grants we're offering to support #GradStudents doing critical #DigitalHumanities research at #UofT.

Learn more and apply at

Submit your paper!

@SIOEcon 2022, being held at the @UofT from June 23 to 25, has an open call for papers.

Submission deadline: January 30th, 2022.

Learn more:

#EconTwitter #TorontoSRI

Indigenous City Building: Signature projects in Canadian #Cities
Join @ULIToronto, British Columbia & Alberta, as they explore development partnerships with #Indigenous stakeholders, that are poised to transform the landscape in major Canadian cities.

Join us and @canurb on Jan 25 and 26 for The Summit on the #City: Recovering Canada’s Downtowns and help us transform our downtowns into more #Inclusive, just, and #Resilient places. For more information and to register:
#DowntownRecovery #Recovery #Cities


Our 2022 call for Faculty and Graduate Fellows, available to current members of @UofT, is open.

Application deadline: February 6th, 2022

Find out more:

Building a Biotech Venture, from @MbD_UofT @UofTPRiME & @H2i_UofT, kicked-off yesterday with 10 trainee teams meeting with mentors. Looking forward to learning more about the teams as they take their ventures to the next level. Thank you mentors & attendees at session 1!


Richard Watson from @unisouthampton will be speaking on “An antidote to universal Darwinism”.

Last chance to register:

Did you miss our Knowledge Café session about #SocialHousing: Lessons from the United States and Canada with @DocDantzler?

Don't worry - you can watch the informative session below.

#HousingCrisis #AffordableHousing

This week's drop-in session features @desmondcwong, outreach librarian at #UofT's @OISELibrary. Co-hosting with Dr. Elizabeth Parke, they'll be discussing #IndigenousData Sovereignty—block off your calendar and stop in at 1:00 PM! Join online at

It's not too late to sign up for our Market Research workshop this Thursday at 4pm! We have speakers from NSERC, IPO, and Lab2Market who can advise on the process and stimulate commercial thinking during the research and discovery phase. Register here:

Starts in 1⃣ hour: Global Speaker Series talk by Trey Ideker, PhD @UCSFMedicine, called Building the Mind of Cancer. In partnership with @McEwenInstitute. Learn more and register:

How are those 2022 Resolutions tracking? Not great?

We've got you covered! Here's a one-click resolution to keep:

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Richard Watson, associate professor at @unisouthampton's School of Electronics and Computer Science kicks off our weekly 2022 Seminar Series.

Join us January 19th at 3 EST for “An antidote to universal Darwinism”.

About the talk:

#MedicinebyDesign announces two new Pivotal Experiment Fund projects, led by @ShanaOKelley and @MollyShoichet, that could impact autoimmune and degenerative eye diseases:

Did you catch Friday's Lightning Lunch? "DH Beyond the Human" featured a conversation about doing #DigitalHumanities work on plants, animals, birds, insects, fish, and fungi. If you missed it — or would like to revisit the session — find the recording at

#MedicinebyDesign-funded researchers team up to advance treatments to repair the brain. A shout-out to the team members: @CarolSchuurmans, Maryam Faiz, @Mawoodin, @IsabelleAubert and @CindiMorshead. via @torontostar

Is a relationship between data and colonialism new? January 27, we’re welcoming Dr. @roopikarisam for our 2022 Speaker Series. She’ll be sharing her talk, “Data Empires, Then and Now: Excavating Colonial Data Cultures.” Learn more at #DigitalHumanities

Let's get organized. 🙌 Tomorrow afternoon, join us for our new Praxis Workshop, where @IveyCollege librarian Jeff Newman will show how to organize your research and collaborate using @zotero. Learn more and register at #DigtialHumanities #UofT #UTM #UTSC

#MedicinebyDesign research in the news: ‘Feasible science fiction’: Toronto researchers team up to advance treatments to repair the brain via @torontostar

@IsabelleAubert @CindiMorshead @michael_sefton

Youth are leading the discussion on #ClimateJustice in our #Cities globally.
Join the #SofC on Feb 3 at 4 PM (EST) to listen & learn from internationally recognized youth advocates in the field of #ClimateAction, at the "Youth for Climate Justice" panel.

Exciting #Update from the #School of #Cities!

We're thrilled to share our new brand mark.
Inspired by our goal of achieving data-driven, equitable, accessible, prosperous & diverse cities of tomorrow, the logo pays homage to urban Canadian icons.

Please show it some love. 🙌

📩 The CDHI newsletter is hitting inboxes! Browse the new issue for upcoming events and workshops, available grants, opportunities, and more. View it online at #DigitalHumanities #AcademicTwitter

Starting at Noon!
Join the #SofC for "Social Housing: Lessons from the United States and Canada - Knowledge Café with @DocDantzler.

You can still RSVP at:

or watch the live stream at

Wondering how #UofT is preparing the next generation of #ClimateAction activists & experts?

Join Prof. @climate_karen on Jan 26 at noon, for an insight into #UTSC's training resources for the Master's program in #Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation.

Plans are well underway for our Winter Speaker Series, where we'll welcome DH scholars for important discussions in #DigitalHumanities. To view our compete lineup and register for the events, visit

January 21, sit in on the first lecture of the Queer Pleasure Speaker Series, when Professor Lin Song of @JinanUniversity will present "Desire for Sale." Learn about a nascent network of DIY #GayPorn production by Chinese micro-celebrities. Register at

Our #TorontoSRI Seminar Series is back for Season 3! Join us weekly at 3pm EST starting January 19th.

We have speakers from @UofT, @hmi_anu, @DeepMind, @Harvard, @mcgillu, @UCBerkeley, @UMich, & @unisouthampton.

Learn more:

#PostDocJobs: Postdoctoral Researcher (PDF) on #Wellbeing & the Built Environment.
This position will primarily support a new three-year project on Wellbeing & the Built Environment on @UofT campuses.
Detailed requirements, salary & application process at

Applications close tonight!

We're looking for a Research Associate (Limited Term).

Apply by January 10th, 11:59PM ET.



Three scholars, one theme. January 14, join us for a fascinating discussion about doing #DigitalHumanities research on plants, animals, fish and fungi. Register for Lightning Lunch, “DH Beyond the Human” at #AcademicTwitter @PlanetaryPraxis @iccitutm

📬 Our January e-news is out! Announcing our call for 2022 #TorontoSRI fellows, winter Seminar Series, and the launch of our Kitchen Tables events!

Read it here ➡️

The latest episode of Healthy #Cities in the SDG Era podcast is on #SDG 13: #Climate Action.
Listen to hosts @ed4socialchange & Ophelia Michaelides in conversation with Dr. Paula Braitstein & @hellohaldane on the role of #Cities in the #ClimateCrisis.

Jan 26 at Noon
Join @climate_karen to learn how @UTSC is building training resources for graduate education in #Climate change #Impact assessment - that balance teaching the application of projected climate changes & proficiency in the technical aspects.

Register now for 'Social Housing: Lessons from the United States and Canada' - A presentation by @DocDantzler on the historiography of
#housing assistance in the U.S. and #Canada including its contentious beginnings and ongoing debates.

A kids' quiz show first got @VeraPieters_ curious about science. Now, with a focus on obesity, she's developing 3D tissue models of diseases to help researchers better understand & treat them. Read her #PeopleofMedicinebyDesign story:

📢Calling all #researchers! January 17, join us for our new Praxis Workshop, where Jeff Newman—College Librarian at @NewCollegeUofT—will show how to organize your research using @zotero. Learn more and register at #DigitalHumanities #AcademicTwitter

New Medicine by Design-funded research out of the @Sefton_Lab advances an under-skin cell therapy for type 1 diabetes.

CDHI is excited to announce new grants in support of critical #DigitalHumanities research, focusing on funding qualified grad students registered in any program at @UofT Applications are due January 28, 2022. To learn more—and apply!—visit @UTM @UTSC