Category Archives: University of Toronto

University of Toronto announces strategic collaboration with Janssen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Innovation

TORONTO, ON — The University of Toronto today announced a new strategic open innovation collaboration with Janssen Inc. facilitated by the Johnson & Johnson Innovation center of California that will support research through the Collaborative Center for Drug Research (CCDR). … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Statement

Toronto, ON – Over the past weekend, a University of Toronto student posted a video of himself pouring liquid nitrogen over his head as part of the ALS ice bucket challenge.  The University wishes to make clear that such activity is … Continue reading

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Rotman full time MBA program launches Twitter competition. Win a trip to the Rotman Open House!

TORONTO, ON – Prospective candidates for the Full Time MBA program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have an opportunity to win a trip to Toronto, including airfare and hotel accommodation, to participate in the School’s annual … Continue reading

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Munk School’s Innovation Policy Think Tank awarded major grant to establish digital research partnership

TORONTON , ON – The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is proud to announce that David Wolfe, Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab, and his team have been awarded $2.9 million from SSHRC (the Social … Continue reading

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Columbia Business School professor receives inaugural Dean’s Award for Emerging Leaders at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

TORONTO, ON — A psychologist and professor from Columbia Business School is the first recipient of the Dean’s Award for Emerging Leaders from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Malia Mason, the Gantcher Associate Professor of Business, will … Continue reading

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Liberal democracy is possible in Muslim-majority countries

TORONTO, ON — A new study by University of Toronto and University of Tübingen researchers suggests that Islam is not as much of an impediment to liberal democracy as is often thought. “One of the key markers for a successful … Continue reading

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G20 members comply with 2013 St. Petersburg Summit employment commitments better than climate change

TORONTO, ON — The G20 Research Group at the University of Toronto and the International Organisations Research Institute of National Research University Higher School of Economics (IORI HSE) presented their seventh G20 interim compliance report. At the halfway point between … Continue reading

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Despite a significant reduction in smog-producing toxins in past decade, GTA still violates Canada’s ozone standards

TORONTO, ON – A new study shows that while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has significantly reduced some of the toxins that contribute to smog, the city continues to violate the Canada-wide standards for ozone air pollution. Smog, which can … Continue reading

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University of Toronto ranked first in Canada, 24th in the world

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto is the top university in Canada and one of the best in the world, reports the Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014. This year, the prestigious ranking – which … Continue reading

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With low taxes and large investment needs, Torontonians must make hard choices

TORONTO, ON – Toronto does not face a fiscal crisis by any means. But with low residential taxes, high public expectations for City services, and significant infrastructure maintenance and investment needs, Toronto’s candidates and voters face tough choices during this … Continue reading

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