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Canadian-made electric car comes to U of T

Added on: July 29, 2013

Marit Mitchell A2B, the world’s only completely Canadian designed and made electric car, is rolling onto the University of Toronto campus. read more

Looking for ways to get ‘skin’ in the game

Added on: July 26, 2013

It’s one thing to invent a machine that prints skin, but it’s a whole other challenge to bring what seems like the domain of mad science to mass production. Last fall, a team at the University of Toronto invented a prototype 3D printer that, instead of extruding layers of plastic and other inorganic materials into… MoreMore arrow

Vaccinating young boys is key in preventing HPV

Added on: July 23, 2013

Improving vaccination rates against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in young boys is key to protecting both men and women, says new research from University of Toronto Professor Peter A. Newman from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. read more

How disease-related proteins work; a “truly momentous” discovery

Added on: July 9, 2013

University of Toronto researchers are helping demystify an important class of proteins associated with disease—a discovery that could lead to better treatments for cancer, cystic fibrosis and many other conditions. read more

Understanding Egypt’s unrest

Added on: July 4, 2013

As tens of thousands protest in Tahrir Square and the Egyptian military prepares to take control from President Mohamed Morsi, one of the most influential African economic and political entities hovers on the brink of further chaos and instability. James Reilly, a professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Toronto’s Department of… MoreMore arrow

Mesopotamia: the first urban centre

Added on: June 21, 2013

“When I open my lectures about Mesopotamia, I like to talk about the Garden in Eden,” says Clemens Reichel, an archaeologist at the University of Toronto and associate curator of the Ancient Near East at the Royal Ontario Museum. read more

Can ‘smart’ traffic lights ease Toronto’s road congestion?

Added on: June 15, 2013

It’s an urban driver’s dream — hitting green, upon green, upon green. read more

How does U of T transform innovation into impact?

Added on: June 12, 2013

Launch U of T Ignites Innovation

Connect with NSERC: Community Engagement Visits

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NSERC has begun a series of community engagement visits to provide university researchers, students and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about some recent program and policy developments. These visits will also serve as a platform for NSERC and the community to engage in discussions on programs and policies and seek more information from… MoreMore arrow

Meet the 2013 McLean Award winner and his photosynthetic friends

Added on: June 10, 2013

Connaught Fund award will support engineering project generating solar fuels from algae David Sinton is a mechanical engineer. So at first glance it seems odd his lab is full of algae.  Sinton’s research has always focused on small-scale plumbing, or fluidics—the movement of fluid at the micro- and nano-scale. Traditional applications have been exclusively biomedical,… MoreMore arrow