Category Archives: Media Releases

Clusters in Ontario – Creating an Ecosystem for Prosperity

Toronto, ON – A new working paper from the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity suggests that the province of Ontario could increase its prosperity through the growth of clusters and makes recommendations on how to improve the ecosystem that fosters successful … Continue reading

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New IMFG paper makes case for new taxes for Canada’s largest cities

Toronto, ON – The new IMFG paper, More Tax Sources for Canada’s Largest Cities: Why, What, and How?, released today by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, examines a dilemma … Continue reading

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Online privacy tool Access My Info now empowers Canadians to learn how dating and fitness apps use their data

Toronto, ON – Do you ever wonder if your cell phone provider is logging your location? Or if your online dating app is sharing your sexual preferences with marketers? Does your fitness tracker know more about you than it needs to? A … Continue reading

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Canada Should Remove Mexico from Refugee ‘Safe’ List

Toronto, ON – Canada should remove Mexico from its refugee ‘safe’ list because of the country’s serious human rights abuses, the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP) said in a new report released today. Failure to do so could … Continue reading

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World expert on machine learning and genomic medicine to speak at BizSkule

Sunnyvale, CA – Deep learning will transform medicine, but not in the way that many advocates think. Biological complexity, rare mutations and confounding factors work against us, so that even if we sequence 100,000 genomes, it won’t be enough. Brendan Frey … Continue reading

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New lizard found in Dominican Republic

Toronto, ON – A University of Toronto-led team has reported the discovery of a new lizard in the middle of the most- visited island in the Caribbean, strengthening a long-held theory that communities of lizards can evolve almost identically on … Continue reading

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University of Toronto-led research suggests some major changes to geology textbooks

Toronto, ON – Super-computer modelling of Earth’s crust and upper-mantle suggests that ancient geologic events may have left deep ‘scars’ that can come to life to play a role in earthquakes, mountain formation, and other ongoing processes on our planet. … Continue reading

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New Principals Launch New Year of Consulting Services for the Rotman School’s Impact Consulting Group

Toronto, ON – A new team of talented MBA students has begun to provide premium consulting services at competitive rates with Impact Consulting Group at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. The team is already working with clients in … Continue reading

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UofT’s Rotman School of Management Joins Business School Alliance for Healthcare Management

Toronto, ON – The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has joined a prestigious alliance working to transform the health sector by advancing education, research and practice in schools of management. The Rotman School is the first Canadian school and … Continue reading

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Rotman Faculty and PhD Students Honoured For Research Activities

Toronto, ON –  Four faculty members at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management along with a PhD student have received honours recently for their achievements in research. Three Rotman faculty members were honoured by the Society for Financial … Continue reading

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