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News Category: Announcements

25Oct2019
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...

27Sep2019
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...

25Sep2019

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...

25Sep2019
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...

31May2019
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...

06May2019
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...

06May2019
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...

01Apr2019
Professor Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy awarded 2019 Fleck Prize

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Murphy, who was awarded the 2019 Ludwik Fleck Prize for The Economization of Life (Duke University Press 2017). This prestigious prize recognizes an outstanding b...

14Sep2018

Sean Mills Named to Royal Society of Canada's College for Emerging Scholars

Democracy is under threat in many places globally, from the suppression of voting rights and influence of money in political campaigns to the collapse of longstanding democratic institutions. For Yas...

10Sep2018
Philip Creighton (1929-2018)

In Memorium - Philip Creighton

The Department of History lost a good friend last month with the passing of Philip Creighton (1929–2018). Together with several historians, donors, and friends, Philip was one of the founders of the...

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