What principles should guide how a city develops its waterfront?
Small-town Ontario English preserves older terms that have fallen out of use in the province’s larger cities
U of T study shatters myth that recent immigrants cause more car accidents than other Canadians
Fifty years after the publication of his most famous works, we’re still making sense of all Marshall McLuhan had to say
Doctors have been trying for decades to classify mental illnesses. So why do precise definitions still elude us?
A criminology student questions long-standing assumptions about women and domestic violence
With the markets betting on a Greek default, and the situation in Spain deteriorating, a second global financial crisis looms
Women often look after their older relatives – for no pay. As populations age, this may have to change
Do some cultures have better “gaydar” than others?
Human rights researcher Samer Muscati helps Iraqis find justice in a nation beginning to rebuild
What can you write in less than 25 words?
Pictures of animals through history reveal how our thinking about them has changed
Will the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East usher in lasting change?
Professor Dan Silver comes up with a new way of looking at cities
Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly "right" or "wrong"
It seems young men fight primarily to gain the approval of … other men
What does Canada stand for now? Have we lost our international reputation as a nature-loving, peacekeeping haven for newcomers?
Could Canada's path to superpower status be a number's game?
How do you write a bestselling first novel? If you're Tom Rachman, you start by majoring in film
What do Arabic translations of Christianity’s holy book reveal about three of the world’s great religions?
Instead of fighting bureaucratic inefficiency, why not go around it?
Sometimes, being unemployed can be positive - it depends on who you ask
A U of T team finally settles the question of where Tom Thomson was buried
Engineers are using the idea of "urban metabolism" to design more sustainable neighbourhoods
Toronto parents can choose to send their children to a variety of specialized schools. But is it possible to have too much choice in alternative education?
A proposed new calendar would give February an extra week and start every month on a Monday.
Urban centres have a huge impact on their residents’ well-being. So how can we make them better?
Joanne Tod is painting portraits of every Canadian soldier who has died in Afghanistan
Immigrants who are overqualified for their Canadian jobs might not just be bored. Their mental health might be suffering as well
A real transit strategy, a solution to its financial troubles, better urban design – and mayoral candidates willing to discuss these things
Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?
Normand Labrie coped with sweltering heat and noisy classrooms to bring Canadian teaching techniques to India's largest city
BP oil spill could have been avoided if the company had used the "precautionary principle," says prof
The culture and language you are raised with can affect your ability to judge the age of people's faces
Iranian students and professors reflect on the future of their home country
Solar panels at the Athletic Centre, composting in residence, farming on St. George. What next? A back campus wind turbine?
Three of his daughters were killed by Israeli fire. In Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish’s new book, he calls for an end to the violence
Caravaggio rebelled against dogma and received wisdom. Is that why we like him so much?
We run our lives as we wish. Why can’t we have a say in our own death?
What kind of films are part of the "mumblecore" movement?
An idea for managing the fastest-growing segment of health-care costs
Psychology research finds that conservatives are more concerned with order, liberals are more compassionate
Canadians feel no urgency to conserve water, but they should, says architecture prof
U of T program supports academics who have experienced political oppression
Tolls are better than transit for easing traffic gridlock over the long term, researchers say
Why should the accidental circumstances of birth confer almost unlimited opportunity to some and condemn others to a life of struggle?
People living on the east side of Toronto are more neurotic than those in the west, study of cities’ “personalities” finds
Finding harmony between professional and personal life proves elusive for many, study finds
Economist proposes pension-like system to pay for drugs as Canada's population ages
Women more likely than men to experience physical arousal without thinking that they're aroused, study finds
Workers paid hourly are generally happier, dollar for dollar, than those on salary, study finds
A new measure of national wealth would include health, education and other things Canadians consider important
Award-winning photojournalist Rita Leistner shines a light on North American native communities
Did Alzheimer’s kill crime novelist Agatha Christie?
A project 50 years in the making tells Canada's story through its people
Converts say that VB6 can do wonders for you
Do our genes influence whom we vote for or whether we vote? They can, says politics prof Peter Loewen
For some people, dating right after a break-up may be a good idea
Will student protests make a difference at the UN's climate conference in Copenhagen?
Even parents who consider honesty extremely important frequently lie to their kids