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Is university education worth it? From salaries to health, evidence says yes
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Is university education worth it? From salaries to health, evidence says yes

For students and their families, a university degree is a solid foundation on which to build a rewarding and challenging...
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U of T researchers measure blood pressure using a smartphone

A study led by University of Toronto researchers, published today in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, found...

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U of T researchers evaluate solutions for hallway medicine in Ontario

Researchers from the University of Toronto are launching a multi-pronged research project that aims to help the province of Ontario...

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U of T provides global leadership at summit in Paris

At the U7 alliance summit in Paris earlier this month, leaders from the U7+ universities committed to addressing collectively five...

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U of T student-led team wins international self-driving car challenge for second year in a row

U of T student-led team, aUToronto, wins international self-driving car challenge for second year in a row. aUToronto is composed...

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Kids explore their 'superpowers' at UTM's Bring Our Kids to Work day

U of T welcomed more than 450 students in grades four to seven for “Bring Our Children to Work Day”...

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AI discovers poverty and chronic stress increase diabetes risk

Drawing on machine learning and artificial intelligence for her research, Laura Rosella, an epidemiologist and associate professor at the University of...

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Family doctors keep Toronto healthy

The recently released University of Toronto Family Medicine Report shows a wider variety of ailments are being treated by family...

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Landmark $100-million gift will power innovation

The new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre will turbocharge the next wave of Canadian innovation, advancing how AI, biomedicine and other...

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Unveiling the biology of depression

Thanks to a $20-million gift from the Labatt family, the University of Toronto’s department of psychiatry is launching a groundbreaking...

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A First in Indigenous health

In 2015, a $10-million gift from philanthropists Michael and Amira Dan to the University of Toronto created a world’s first:...

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