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Look up, way up: distant radio galaxies reveal hidden structures right above our heads

Added on: June 2, 2015

By observing galaxies billions of light-years away, an international team of astronomers has detected tube-like structures mere hundreds of kilometres above the Earth’s surface. read more

$14.6 million in infrastructure support to U of T from CFI

Added on: May 29, 2015

Funded projects will tackle cancer, food security, smart grids and more Jenny Hall Six U of T researchers have been awarded a total of $14.6 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for infrastructure in support of projects tackling topics as diverse as cancer treatment and food security. “We are enormously grateful to CFI for… MoreMore arrow

Daniels Professor Pushing 3D Printing Boundaries

Added on: May 28, 2015

One of 68 receiving funding from Connaught New Researcher Program by Sarah McDonald Benjamin Dillenburger is exploring the possibilities 3D printing technology brings to the way we shape the world around us. Marrying this technology to architecture means that Dillenburger, an assistant professor in the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, can… MoreMore arrow

The 2014 Annual Report

Added on: May 5, 2015

U of T researchers win $17.6 million in latest Canada Research Chairs announcement

Added on: April 9, 2015

Minister of State for Science and technology visits UTM to award 11 new, eight renewed chairs Jenny Hall and Jane Stirling University of Toronto researchers made a grand showing Apr. 9 in the federal government’s announcement of $139 million for the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, $17.6 million of which will go to 11 new… MoreMore arrow

The Goldilocks Gene

Added on: March 31, 2015

INPP4B is the Goldilocks of genes. If there is too little of it, you’re at a greater risk for developing a variety of cancers. And, new research at the University of Toronto has discovered that if there’s too much, you’re also at a greater risk of developing leukemia and it’s harder to treat because you’re… MoreMore arrow

Connaught awards over $900K to U of T researchers

Added on: January 28, 2015

Paul Fraumeni U of T researchers have been awarded a grand total of $933,800 from the university’s own research funding source, the Connaught Fund. The new awards are through Connaught’s Innovation Award, Summer Institute, and Cross Divisional/Cross Cultural programs. Founded in 1972, the Connaught Fund was created from the sale of the Connaught Laboratories. The… MoreMore arrow

U of T Medicine Professor Named CIHR Health Researcher of the Year

Added on: December 12, 2014

Geoff Koehler Dr.  Arthur S. Slutsky, a Professor in the Department of Medicine and vice-president of Research at St. Michael’s Hospital, was named Canada’s 2014 Health Researcher of the Year by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for his outstanding efforts to improve critical care practices and advance pulmonary medicine. read more