Category Archives: University of Toronto

University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering announces establishment of the Foundation CMG Research Chair in Fundamental Petroleum Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics

Toronto, ON – University of Toronto Professor Giovanni Grasselli, of the Department of Civil Engineering, has been named the inaugural holder of the Foundation CMG Industrial Research Chair in Fundamental Petroleum Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics. Professor Grasselli is joining … Continue reading

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Rotman MBAs Win the Sofaer International Case Competition at Tel Aviv University

Toronto, ON – A team of Rotman MBA students have won the Sofaer International Case Competition held last week by the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University. The team included 2 Israeli students who were returning to their … Continue reading

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U of T’s Creative Destruction Lab Announces Call for Applications from Technology and Machine Learning Ventures.

Toronto, ON – Do you have a technology or machine learning startup that you believe is massively scalable? The Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is now accepting applications from ventures to be part of … Continue reading

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The University of St. Michael’s College welcomes Randy Boyagoda as new Principal and Vice President

Toronto, ON – The University of St. Michael’s College (USMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Boyagoda as its new Principal and Vice President, effective July 1, 2016. An accomplished writer and academic, with bylines in the New York … Continue reading

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Researchers Uncover Extensive Twitter-based Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting UAE Dissidents, Journalists

Toronto, ON – A new report from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab reveals a sophisticated international cyber-espionage campaign targeting journalists and activists whose work concerns the United Arab Emirates. The campaign used elaborate ruses, including fake organizations and journalists, to … Continue reading

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Rotman Professor Wins Early Career Award for Operations Management Research

Toronto, ON – An associate professor of operations management has received a prestigious award which recognizes his research accomplishments from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). Prof. Ming Hu was presented with the Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award at … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

Toronto, ON – University of Toronto announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Professor Aaron Wheeler, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical … Continue reading

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More than 18,000 New Top Minds Set to Graduate this Year from U of T

Toronto, ON – More than 18,000 of the world’s newest great minds are set to graduate from the University of Toronto, Canada’s top internationally-ranked university, this year — 13,500 alone during spring convocation, running May 31 to June 16. Among those … Continue reading

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Poor communities a “hotbed” of entrepreneurial creativity, but need help to grow long-term, shows Rotman research

Toronto, ON – Necessity can be the mother of invention, but without financial and business development support, many impoverished entrepreneurs can’t get past the start-up phase of establishing a unique new business. Using a national survey on entrepreneurship, researcher Laura Doering … Continue reading

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Professor Glen A. Jones appointed new OISE dean

Toronto, ON – Professor Glen Jones, interim dean of the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, has been appointed dean of OISE for a five-year term effective July 1, 2016. Professor Cheryl Regehr, vice-president and provost of … Continue reading

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