Category Archives: University of Toronto

Action plan on sexual violence prevention and support at U of T

The University of Toronto is creating a new Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre with locations on all three campuses, part of a series of measures to improve safety and co-ordinate services. The measures are outlined in an action plan … Continue reading

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University of Toronto and RBC create startup accelerator for young innovators

Toronto, ON – The University of Toronto and RBC today announced a major new initiative to support Canada’s innovative entrepreneurs. Located in the Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BBCIE), ONRamp will provide new collaborative workspaces for students, … Continue reading

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New Flexible Internship Program Introduced for Full Time MBA Students at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Toronto – The Full Time MBA program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has launched the Flexible Internship Program which is a significant innovation to the traditional MBA Program structure and will allow students greater customization of … Continue reading

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New Network Launched to Address Diabetes Complications

Toronto, ON – A new national research network was launched today to transform the health outcomes of individuals with diabetes and its related complications. It will be led by two of Canada’s top researchers in the field and includes researchers conducting … Continue reading

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“Conspicuous conservation” a factor in socially responsible product innovation, shows Rotman study

Toronto – Companies may a bigger incentive to invest in developing socially responsible products if it means those who eventually buy them can stand a little taller than those who don’t, says new research. Consumers do not only listen to … Continue reading

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Advisory Board and Fellows Appointed to University of Toronto’s Martin Prosperity Institute

Toronto – A new advisory board has been appointed at the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) as the institute also adds two fellows to its 2016 roster. MPI is a research centre at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. … Continue reading

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Opening Reception for Common Ground: ART x BISSELL 2016 Exhibition

Toronto, ON – Inspired by the plight of Syrian refugees, and by the ongoing displacement of peoples in Toronto and abroad,  ART x BISSELL, in partnership with SKETCH and The Remix Project, is pleased to present Common Ground, the 2nd annual contemporary art exhibition at … Continue reading

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Sport, Sex and Identity Symposium

Toronto, ON – How can sport act as a platform to promote human rights and break down barriers? How can it reflect and define our cultural identity and shape gender roles? Join U of T’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical … Continue reading

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“We have a responsibility to take decisive action on climate change”: University of Toronto president

Toronto, ON – University of Toronto President Meric Gertler today unveiled a 14-point plan of specific, targeted actions that aim to make a difference on climate change now. Gertler outlined U of T’s plan to battle climate change in a … Continue reading

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Researchers identify major security and privacy issues in Popular China Browser Application, QQ

Toronto, ON – A new study from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab identifies security and privacy issues in QQ Browser, a mobile browser produced by China-based Internet giant Tencent, which may put many millions of users of the application … Continue reading

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