The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall


Pollution Reporter App

TRU Launches Pollution Reporter App

On October 19th, as part of the Canada’s Chemical Valley Toxic Tour, the Technoscience Research Unit launched an app that begins to address some of the the pollution data gaps in Chemical Valley...

Carol Chin, an associate professor in the department of history, was officially installed as the eighth principal of Woodsworth College during a ceremony this week

‘The embodiment of grace and inclusion’: Carol Chin installed as principal of Woodsworth College

by U of T News Carol Chin, who was officially installed as the eighth principal of Woodsworth College this week, describes herself as “an app with ideas.”  During her installation address on We...

Connaught Funds Research That Meets Society's Challenges

Reframing History: Cindy Ewing & Shauna Sweeney receive Connaught New Researcher Awards

by U of T News “I would like to congratulate all the winners of the Connaught New Researcher Award,” said Vivek Goel, U of T’s vice-president, research and innovation, and strategic initiatives...


Eric Jennings named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

by The Royal Society of Canada OTTAWA, Sept 10 / CNW / The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and its Members have elected this year’s new Fellows, and named the incoming class of The College of New Sch...

Professor Lynne Viola, photo by Perry King

Royal Society of Canada honours Lynne Viola with Pierre Chauveau Medal

by U of T News Three University of Toronto faculty members and a PhD student have been honoured with prestigious awards from the Royal Society of Canada, the nation’s academy of scholars, scientist...

Professor Nicholas Terpstra. Photo: G. Trambusti.

Nicholas Terpstra exposes the Renaissance we rarely see

by Jovana Jankovic - A&S News "Every time I crack a skull or chase down a thief, I do it as Duke Cosimo’s right arm,” says Ercole, a 16th century birro, or cop, assigned to clean up the stree...

Image of Professor James Retallack in his office

James Retallack Promoted to University Professor

Five new University Professors U of T also announced faculty who were newly promoted to University Professor, the highest rank for faculty at the university. The honour recognizes “unusual scholar...

University Professor Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded prestigious Killiam Prize for humanities research

She has revealed knowledge about Stalinist Russia that was previously kept hidden. He has mapped our genes and given us a better understanding of autism. Historian Lynne Viola and geneticist Stephe...

Paul Cohen receives his Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

Paul Cohen receives Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques honour

  Adding to their already long list of accomplishments, the University of Toronto’s Ron Levi and Paul Cohen can now call themselves knights of the French Republic. At a ceremony on Friday at th...


Eric Jennings awarded 2019 Gilbert Chinard Prize

Congratulations to Professor Eric Jennings, whose book Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean (Harvard University Press, 2018) was awarded the Gilbert Chinard Prize for 2019. Th...