News & Announcements

Tammara Soma’s Food Systems Lab featured in the Investment Executive magazine: Cutting down on wasted food

Canadians squander $31 billion worth of food every year. Food literacy – understanding how food is grown – along with a little creativity in the kitchen can help in reducing waste. Read full article

Andre Sorensen in the U of T News on why a proposed LRT is the real city-building opportunity for Scarborough

Plans for the proposed subway extension along the McCowan corridor to the Scarborough Town Centre city launched a rigorous debate. On Tuesday, city council voted to take the next steps in designing the extension. Andre Sorensen, chair of the department of human geography at U of T Scarborough, tells us what’s at stake and the […]

Ron Buliung: Improving accessibility for children on the move -A View to the U: An eye on UTM research Podcast

Professor Ron Buliung from U of T Mississauga’s Department of Geography is a transportation geographer who is working towards improving access to transportation and education for children with disabilities.

PLA 1106 Workshop team project for the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation featured in NOVA RES URBIS

MScPl team members Anni-Claudine Buelles, Kelsey Carriere, Holly Wacker and Jennifer Williamson’s research on the potential use of small scale green infrastructure in Mount Albert and East Gwillimbury is profiled in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton edition of NRU. Read Full Article Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in […]

Tammara Soma discusses fresh food and food waste in the Metro News

Let it go: Drop the frozen food snobbery, it’s the new fresh… Read full article

In the News : Matti Siemiatycki weighs in on the shifting role of the Canadian infrastructure bank

Questions loom over Canada’s new infrastructure bank … Matti is quoted in the following news items: (Toronto Star)  (Bloomberg)  (Bloomberg TV)  (Washington Post)

Matti Siemiatycki offers solutions to limit big infrastructure projects from going over budget in the Metro News

Why big infrastructure projects always go over budget — and what to do about it Read article in the Metro News

MScPl students engaging with the community – in Macleans article : How universities are working to shatter the ivory tower

Academic life is slowly becoming more engaged with the outside world—and students are leading the way.. Read Full Article

University of Toronto ranks 9th in Geography in the QS World University rankings

In the recent report , U of T ranked in the top 10 globally in nursing (6th), sports-related subjects (6th), anatomy & physiology (8th), geography (9th), computer science (10th) and education (10th). Read the full  article in the U of T NEWS

Minelle Mahtani on the Trump immigration ban in the Globe and Mail

For Minelle Mahtani, an Iranian-Canadian, award-winning geography professor at the University of Toronto, cancelling her travels meant giving up an opportunity where her book, Mixed Race Amnesia, was to be profiled… Read full article