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  • Pay by wristband launched in Canadian test by RBC with Bionym’s Nymi
    November 11, 2014 – Are you ready to put your heart into shopping? Starting next year, Royal Bank customers may be able to do just that if the bank’s current testing with Nymi, a wristband that verifies shoppers by using their heartbeat to allow credit card payments, proves successful in testing. read more
  • Partnership with industry enables open discovery
    November 11, 2014 – U of T collaboration with Johnson and Johnson Innovation and Janssen aims to find new neuroscience therapies Liam Mitchell A new collaboration aimed at developing therapies for mood disorders and Alzheimer’s disease — known as the Neuroscience Catalyst — launched on November 6. The new public-private partnership brings together the University of Toronto with Janssen… MoreMore arrow
  • Ebola: understanding when to quarantine
    November 10, 2014 – To quarantine or not to quarantine? That is the question that surrounded nurse Kaci Hickox after she returned to the United States from Sierra Leone where she treated Ebola patients. While some (notably New Jersey Governor Chris Christie) insisted that she be quarantined for 21 days, others, including an editorial from the New England Journal of… MoreMore arrow
  • TrendMD designed to help medical research get read
    November 10, 2014 – A Canadian startup’s web widget is offering doctors and researchers help in digitally navigating the staggering volume of medical studies and articles being published each day around the world. read more
  • Marney Isaac
    November 6, 2014 – Most of us think of agriculture only as a source of the food that we eat. But current agricultural practices can cause a host of environmental challenges, ranging from overuse of fertilizers, to extensive soil erosion and rapid deforestation. However, innovative approaches to agricultural management can minimize these negative effects and result in environmental and… More
  • Gustavo Bobonis
    November 6, 2014 – Many developing countries have adopted democratic governments in recent decades. However, there is an increasing perception that the shift has not always translated into better government. It has been suggested that voter patronage systems—in which politicians trade favours or gifts to individuals in exchange for their votes—may be an important barrier to creating governments that… More
  • Making medical devices safer: Manning Award for Paul Santerre
    November 6, 2014 – Professor wins top prize for surface modifying macromolecules Erin Vollick A groundbreaking medical innovation developed and brought to market by Professor Paul Santerre has won top prize from the 2014 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards. “Paul Santerre is a trailblazer in biomaterials and biomedical engineering,” said Cristina Amon, dean of the Faculty of Applied Science… MoreMore arrow
  • Important progress made at U of T – USP
    urban issues conference

    October 31, 2014 – Paul Fraumeni U of T leaders and researchers are delighted with the progress made in forging new research partnerships at the Global Cities 2014 joint conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 22 to 24. A team of 13 U of T professors, President Meric Gertler, Interim Vice-President Research and Innovation, Peter Lewis and Vice-President, University… MoreMore arrow
  • U of T Cities podcast final episode: future cities
    October 28, 2014
  • Has the media overreacted to Ebola?
    October 21, 2014 – Paul Fraumeni Has the media reported the ongoing developments in the Ebola outbreak objectively or has media coverage reached such a fever pitch that it has incited panic? For some perspective, we turned to veteran journalist and U of T Scarborough Journalism Program Director Jeffrey Dvorkin. He is a former Managing Editor and Chief Journalist… MoreMore arrow
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