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UofT Sustainability Aug 23
🌱| Researcher Emily Nalder () uses her expertise as an occupational therapist to understand how personal skills, social supports and a person's environment can help improve in university students facing mental health struggles:
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UofT Sustainability Aug 22
🔍| ( ) researcher Peter Stogios () and his team are researching new proteins that might make their lab-grown meat more affordable using a grant from 🍔:
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UTM Sustainability Office Jul 4
Today’s crane lift at the RAWC successfully lifted solar collectors to the roof! This solar system will pre-heat water for the boilers and reduce natural gas use in the building.
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UofT Sustainability Aug 21
Congratulations to our Caretaking Services team for keeping the campus clean and green! U of T St. George has been certified with honors to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard Green Building Criteria. A big thank you to all staff that contribute to a .
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UofT Sustainability Aug 21
🔍| Prof. Elizabeth Edwards () and her team are developing strains of specialized bacteria that are able to break down contaminants found where crude oil products have been used. The strains are in trial to be tested in the field:
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UofT Sustainability Aug 20
📆 Tues., Sept. 17 | will host a four-part series on public spaces in Toronto and the major debates and challenges that Toronto faces in designing, supporting, maintaining and improving public spaces that promote public life. More info ➡️
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Grad Room Aug 18
Hey , help us make Grad Room more sustainable! Donate your gently used mugs at the Community Animator desk (M—F 9:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. or on weekends 9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.) so we can reduce paper cup waste in the Grad Room. 🌱
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UofT Sustainability Aug 19
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education () just announced the finalists for the 2019 AASHE Awards. Congratulations to ’s Expanded Student Engagement Research Group! See the complete list here:
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U of T ECCS Sustainability Interns Jul 12
Welcome to the Trinity roof garden🌶️🌿 Created a year ago by Nathan Postma in John Robinson's 'The U of T Campus as a living lab of sustainability' undergraduate course, it now hosts work-study students, cool plants and happiness Top of the
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UofT Sustainability Aug 19
🔍| Prof. Laura Brown () says that new satellites from the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) () will help fill data gaps on how lake ice is responding to temperature fluctuations and change in 's temperate and Arctic regions:
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UofT Sustainability Aug 16
🔍| Plant epigeneticist Katharina Braeutigam ( , ) examines how trees record "memories" of stressful events. Her research may help us find out how trees can be grown to be more resilient in a changing climate 🌳:
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U of T Public Health Aug 9
. Prof Sara Allin explains how researchers are following to help reduce waste and create a sustainable health system in the face of dwindling resources and increased patient complexity
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GreenChemInitiative Aug 12
The GCI is hosting a public cleanup of Trinity Bellwoods Park! Join us to learn more about the GCI at UofT and make a positive environmental impart in your community! Sign up here:
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U of T News Aug 14
Katharina Braeutigam, a plant epigeneticist , is studying how trees respond to external signals such as drought in the hopes of finding individual genotypes that can be adapted to a changing climate.
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U of T Trash Team Aug 14
Currently reviewing the Sustainable Events Guide c/o of for our next big event this (details soon!)
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U of T Libraries Aug 15
Looking for a place to relax this ? Look no further than the Robarts Library Reflection Room! Everyone in the community can use the space to relax through prayer, meditation, yoga and/or mindfulness 😌 More:
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University of Toronto Aug 9
Learning on the land is really about learning from the land says , assistant professor & associate director . students participated in one of Canada's first land-based learning courses .
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School of Cities Aug 12
In a four-part lecture series presented by 's this fall, panelists will examine some of the challenges and questions that we should be asking to make sure that we get the most out of our public spaces.
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UofT Sustainability Aug 15
☝| The Sustainability Office at the University of Toronto is now hiring Work Study positions for the 2019-2020 school year. Apply on the CLNx:
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UofT Sustainability Aug 14
🗞️| The Jackman Humanities Institute will fund teams across to present nine events around the annual theme of "Strange Weather," in exploring how unusual weather is a symptom of our changing climate. For more info about the upcoming events, ➡️
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