Winter 2015

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Feature stories on student entrepreneurs, Dani Reiss, the CEO of Canada Goose, and photographer Daniel Kukla’s stunning photographs of the far North.

In This Issue

The Power of Three

The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research brings together three of Canada’s leading centres for cardiac care and research

U of T’s women’s volleyball team hits the court at the new Goldring Centre

Flying High!

Students, staff and faculty take sneak peak at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

Photo of Ian Hacking.

What is Real?

Philosophy prof Ian Hacking’s ideas about science earn him $800,000 prize

Illustration of molecular structures.

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Computer science students are developing a legal application for IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer as part of $100,000 contest

Illustration of a barbecue and a log.

Biochar

Agriculture scientists have become interested in this potential environmental champion

Liu and Zhu’s tracheal intubation guide system.

A Life-Saving Innovation

Recent grads win engineering design award for a low-cost medical device that will help keep patients breathing

Photo of derelict apartments.

Tower Trouble

In India, urban renewal schemes and corruption have created a violent economy around the demolition of apartment buildings

Photo of alcohol bottles.

Detecting the DTs

New app helps physicians diagnose alcohol withdrawal – and can tell when someone is faking it

From left: U of T professors Craig Simmons and Peter Zandstra and PhD students Jennifer Ma and Curtis Woodford are among the dozens of researchers who will work to advance treatments for heart patients at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Testing the Waters

U of T offers undergrads the chance to try being entrepreneurs – without any of the risk

Photo of Jonathan Keebler

Breaking News

Jonathan Keebler’s software has changed the way you stay up to date