Polanyi Prizes

Polanyi Prizes awarded to Ontario’s Top Researchers

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Province celebrates exceptional innovators with distinguished prizes Ottawa – The Ontario government is recognizing the province’s leading researchers for their contributions in the fields of chemistry, economic science, literature, physics and physiology/medicine. The winners are nominated by the deans of graduate schools and chosen by a selection committee organized by the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies. The 2022 Polanyi Prize …

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Supporting More Paid Internships for Postsecondary Students

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$10 million investment will create more than 2,700 research internships, helping students prepare for in-demand jobs TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing over $10 million to help Mitacs — an organization that builds research partnerships between postsecondary institutions and industry — create 2,700 paid internships for postsecondary students which will help them gain the skills they need to secure …

Nuit Blanche Toronto

Nuit Blanche Toronto extends over 35 projects

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Toronto – On Saturday, October 1, audiences experienced more than 170 projects from 150 artists at the 16th edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto, the city’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto and led by Nuit Blanche Artistic Director Dr. Julie Nagam, in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. More than 35 projects will remain on …

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Doors Open Toronto returns 

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Toronto – Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 with a special keynote talk on Friday, May 27. The free weekend-long celebration of architecture and public spaces will feature more than 100 sites for exploration, a talk series and walking tours. This year, Doors Open Toronto will incorporate both in-person and …

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Pediatric Outcome Improveed through POPCORN

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Ottawa – Since March 2020, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have invested more than $320 million in research to support the Government of Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes funding for research aimed at examining and mitigating the impacts of the pandemic on children, youth and families. To build on these investments, the Government of Canada, …

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Ontario Training More Doctors as it Builds a More Resilient Health Care System

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BRAMPTON — The Ontario government is expanding medical school education as it continues to build a stronger, more resilient health care system, especially in growing and underserved communities. Ontario is adding 160 undergraduate seats and 295 postgraduate positions over the next five years, the largest expansion of undergraduate and postgraduate education in over 10 years. “As our province grows, our …

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AbbVie, University of Toronto support diversity in dermatology research, training, care 

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Toronto – AbbVie, a global  research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, has made a CDN $3-million  donation to establish a pioneering AbbVie Chair in Ethnodermatology at the University of  Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine. One of the first positions of its kind in the world, the Chair will drive collaborative academic research, provide advanced training to the next  generation of dermatological …