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Campus - Computer Science - 06.04.2022

Campus - Innovation - 05.04.2022
Popularity of ’gamified’ apps raises new legal issues, student researchers warn
With a few pushes of a button or a swipe of your fingers, you can trade stocks, hail a ride, order a pizza or find a date.

Campus - 04.04.2022
Where textbooks are in short supply, restricted internet access can help: University of Toronto researcher
Smartphones are often seen as a distraction in schools, but a new study co-authored by a University of Toronto development economist suggests they can be useful in under-resourced institutions - under the right conditions.

Computer Science - Campus - 04.04.2022
Students’ Ingenuity Automates Scientific Research
In a factory producing medical equipment, like the linear accelerators used in radiation therapy, a slew of automated tools drive production.

Campus - Social Sciences - 03.04.2022

Campus - History / Archeology - 01.04.2022

Environment - Campus - 31.03.2022
People and Nature Lab launched at UCL East
People and Nature Lab launched at UCL East
Long lasting solutions to the global challenges of biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and climate change, will be the focus of the new People and Nature Lab, launching today at UCL East.

Pharmacology - Campus - 31.03.2022
How risky is taking medications during pregnancy?
How risky is taking medications during pregnancy?
With a new, $2.4-million federal grant, UdeM pharmacy professor Anick Bérard and her clinical team will develop a cross-Canada training platform for students and young researchers to study the issue.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 31.03.2022

Social Sciences - Campus - 31.03.2022

Campus - Art and Design - 31.03.2022
Berkeley Dance Project 2022 film ’opened a portal of new ideas’
When UC Berkeley professor Lisa Wymore began coordinating this year's Berkeley Dance Project in fall 2021, she assumed the annual showcase of original works would be a live performance.

Economics / Business - Campus - 30.03.2022

Campus - Psychology - 30.03.2022
World Happiness Report: Experts tell Toronto Star that Canadians’ life satisfaction has slumped
Ranking 15 th out of 146 countries on the annual World Happiness Report during a global pandemic might seem like good news.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 30.03.2022
CHIME Outrigger telescopes boost search for fast radio bursts
CHIME Outrigger telescopes boost search for fast radio bursts
In the quest to identify the origins of one of astronomy's biggest mysteries - fast radio bursts (FRBs) - Canada's world-renowned telescope, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) , is getting backup.