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Congratulations to our faculty honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

Added on: March 3, 2014

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in wishing our warmest congratulations to our Professors who have recently been honoured by the Royal Society of Canada: Cristina Amon, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering – Fellow Alan Brudner, Law – Fellow Michael Collins, Civil Engineering – Fellow Lloyd Gerson, Philosophy – Fellow Thomas Keymer, English – Fellow Stephen Kudla,… MoreMore arrow

Advisory Committee on the Appointment of Assistant Vice-President, Innovations and Partnerships, Office of the Vice-President, Research, University of Toronto

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From: Vice-President, Research (Professor R. Paul Young) To: PDADC Listserv Please find  attached a memo that describes the nature and membership of the Advisory Committee on the Appointment of Assistant Vice-President, Innovations and Partnerships, University of Toronto. AVP IPO Advisory Committee PDADC Memo

Partnership with MaRS Innovation

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PDAD&C Memo Date: February 19, 2009 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs From: Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research Re: Partnership with MaRS Innovation As we continue to develop commercialization support for researchers at the University of Toronto, the U of T’s commercialization office, The Innovations Group (TIG), now offers a new level of… MoreMore arrow

Networks of Centres of Excellence – $75M Funding Opportunity

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TO: PDAD&C FROM: Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE: January 9, 2009 RE: NCE Competition 2009 _____________________________________________________________________ I am writing to solicit expressions of interest, by January 20th, for the new NCE Competition.  The University of Toronto currently leads only one of three NCE New Initiatives and none of the 15 existing NCE networks.… MoreMore arrow

Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 4

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TO:           PDAD&C FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research| DATE:     March 24, 2008 RE:           Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence, Round 4 ________________________________________________________________________ The Ministry of Research & Innovation has just released information on Round 4 of the Ontario Research Fund-Research Excellence (ORF-RE) program. While research proposals in all disciplines are eligible for ORF-RE Round… MoreMore arrow

Connaught New Staff Matching Grants for New Faculty

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TO:                 Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:           Judith Chadwick, Program Director – Connaught Fund RE:                  Connaught New Staff Matching Grants for New Faculty This is a reminder that the deadline for Connaught New Staff Matching Grant applications is December 1, 2008 for awards to be released after May 1, 2009. Please confirm with your… MoreMore arrow

Double mastectomy can reduce death risk for some breast cancers by 50 per cent

Added on: February 18, 2014

Women with BRCA-related breast cancer can halve their risk of dying from breast cancer with a double mastectomy, according to a U of T-led study published in the British Medical Journal. read more

CIHR PROGRAM REFORMS: Changes to the Open Operating Grant Program

Added on: February 13, 2014

CIHR is moving forward with significant changes to the Open Operating Grant program.  When fully implemented, the new grant programs provide applicants with a choice to apply for a Project Scheme Grant or a Foundation Scheme Grant.  The peer review process is also changing.  To help you better understand the changes, understand your eligibility, and… MoreMore arrow

U of T research examines the implications of mourning on facebook

Added on: February 6, 2014

With increasing regularity, relatives, friends and colleagues find out someone they know or love has died via social media. A University of Toronto research paper, “Virtual Mourning and Memory Construction on Facebook: Here Are the Terms of Use,” was recently published in the Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society. The researchers investigated the online information… MoreMore arrow

Accessibility Statement

Added on: January 29, 2014

The University of Toronto is committed to the fundamental academic principles of equity and accessibility to provide all students, faculty and staff with access to the University’s programs and services. The University of Toronto is aware of its obligations and commitments to extend accessibility for people with disabilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act… MoreMore arrow