Contributors

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Whose Stories Do We Tell?

The Dictionary of Canadian Biography aims to record noteworthy lives from “all points of view.” Six decades into its mission, what that means is still up for debate

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All In on Gutenberg

Students in Prof. Paolo Granata’s book and media studies class learn print culture terms while playing poker

Theatre creator Nadia Ross (BA 1986 Victoria) is the winner of the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize, Canada's richest theatre award. Photo by David Irvine.

A New Role for Theatre-Goers

Nadia Ross, the winner of Canada's biggest drama prize, likes to keep her audiences on their toes. They don't just "sit in the dark and behave properly"

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Cities in Ruins

Prof. Tong Lam's photographs depict urban decay in Asia, and the parallels between security and surveillance in east and west

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Team Spirit

Adolescents who play team sports are less likely to experience mental illness later in life, study finds

U of T’s World Wide Web

The university’s scholars are collaborating with partners in every region of the globe to answer questions that challenge us all

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Barrier to Entry

Canada’s process for screening potential immigrants for HIV is opaque and unfair, says prof Laura Bisaillon

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A Spoonful of Mustard

First-year student discovers a potential new treatment for malaria that could be as close as your kitchen cupboard

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Herb Appeal

Scientists aim to isolate and harness marijuana’s pain-killing properties to create more effective medicines

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The Augmented Body

A learning tool that combines gaming software, 3-D modelling and a CT scan could change how students learn anatomy

Christina Nona. Courtesy of NSERC

The Glutamate Riddle

Grad student Christina Nona seeks to unlock the role of an important brain chemical in Alzheimer’s and addiction

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Moot Point

Practising courtroom skills was a lot more fun in the days of student pranks

Peer Pressure

A nursing prof is using social networks to help reduce the spread of HIV-AIDS in Ghana

The Pointers by Tom Thomson

Body Double

A U of T team finally settles the question of where Tom Thomson was buried