Category Archives: University of Toronto

NeXus Consulting Group: Helping non-profit organizations and social enterprises maximize their social impact

TORONTO, ON – Since 2005 non-profit organizations and social enterprises who require management consulting services have reached out to a team of MBA students at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management to help them maximize their social impact. … Continue reading

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University of Toronto statement

Toronto, ON - Alexander Sodiqov, a PhD student at the University of Toronto, was reportedly detained by security officials on the 16th of June 2014 in Khorog, Tajikistan. Sodiqov was in Tajikistan under a research contract with the University of Exeter … Continue reading

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University of Toronto announces 2014 Schulich Leader Scholarship winners

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto announced that Quinton Lowe from Cambridge, ON, and Lukas Weese from King, ON have been named recipients of the inaugural Schulich Leaders Scholarships. The awards are worth at least $60,000 over four years. The Schulich Leader … Continue reading

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March of Dimes Canada Invests $1.5 million to Advance Research in Acquired Brain Injury at the University of Toronto

TORONTO, ON – Today, March of Dimes Canada and the University of Toronto  (U of T) signed a $1.5 million agreement to advance research in recovery from brain injuries and stroke, making the donation to the University the largest made … Continue reading

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Moral tales with positive outcomes motivate kids to be honest

TORONTO, ON — A moral story that praises a character’s honesty is more effective at getting young children to tell the truth than a story that emphasizes the negative repercussions of lying, according to research published in Psychological Science, a … Continue reading

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Research suggests benefits of canola oil for people with Type 2 diabetes

TORONTO — Canola is Canada’s oil, and new research from the University of Toronto suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. David Jenkins, a Professor in the Departments of Nutritional … Continue reading

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Professor Trevor Young elected Dean of U of T’s Faculty of Medicine

TORONTO, ON – Professor Trevor Young, Chair of U of T’s Department of Psychiatry, has been appointed Dean of Faculty of Medicine for a five-year term effective January 1, 2015. Young will also serve as the University’s Vice-Provost, Relations with … Continue reading

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Influential 450-year-old book to be displayed at U of T’s Fisher Library

TORONTO, ON – Dr. Vivian Nutton, renowned British historian of medicine and Professor at the Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London, will speak about one of the world’s most important historical medical texts on Tuesday, June 3 … Continue reading

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Referendum experts from University of Edinburgh visiting Toronto in June

TORONTO, ON – The University of Edinburgh is bringing a number of high profile academic experts to Toronto from 17-21 June, as part of its General Council Meeting this year. Two academics in particular will be available to speak to … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize recipient Muhammad Yunus in conversation with Munk School’s John Stackhouse on the challenges of microfinance

TORONTO, CANADA – On Friday, May 30th, Professor Muhammad Yunus will visit the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto to discuss the impact of the microcredit revolution. Professor Muhammad Yunus, and Grameen Bank, received the Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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