July 19, 2022 

Lidan You elected Fellow of American Society of Bone and Mineral Research

Professor Lidan You was recently elected to the 2022 Class of Fellows of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). ASMBR Fellows are recognized as having made outstanding contributions to the field of bone and mineral science.

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Mihai Duduta receives a 2022 Discovery Award from the Banting Research Foundation

Professor Mihai “Mishu” Duduta and his team are the recipients of the University of Toronto 100th Anniversary Discovery of Insulin Banting Award for their research project entitled Smart micro-catheters based on electro-mechanical artificial muscles.

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U of T’s Urban Data Centre to help ‘wrangle’ the data needed to build smarter cities

Professor Mark Fox is leading the initiative to create a Canadian catalogue of urban data sets.

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Mechanical testing will be key to making thinner, more flexible electronics: U of T Engineering study

Research team led by Professor Tobin Filleter conducts first large-scale study of fracture strength and fatigue lifetime for two-dimensional semiconductors.

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Cellular Biomechanics Laboratory Team wins Best Paper at 2022 World Congress of Biomechanics

A team of researchers from Professor Lidan You's Cellular Biomechanics Laboratory won the Best Paper - First Place award at the 2022 World Congress of Biomechanics.

Their paper  “Low Magnitude High Frequency vibration on osteocytes in regulation of breast cancer cell migration” was selected as the winner at the 9th World Congress of Biomechanics which took place July 10-14, 2022, in Taipei.

Congratulations to the authors: Chun-Yu Lin, Xin Song, Yaji Ke, Liyun Wang and Lidan You!

HFIG volunteer request

Are you passionate about human factors or interested in learning more about it? The Human Factors Interest Group (HFIG) is recruiting a treasurer, communications director, undergraduate representative, and general members for the 2022/23 Academic year.

HFIG is a student chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, based at the University of Toronto. Our chapter strives to inform our members and the community about the relevance and importance of human factors in a variety of domains, current research on our campus, and potential career opportunities.

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Sustainable Buildings Canada Better Buildings Boot Camp

Sustainable Buildings Canada recently announced  the dates for their 3rd annual Better Buildings Boot Camp (BBBC). The BBBC is an excellent opportunity for diploma and graduate students from Ontario colleges and universities to work together collaboratively through the integrated design and delivery process to develop more sustainable buildings.  

This year’s program will focus on the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. 

Due to the unique nature of the project this year, we are actively seeking participation of graduate, certificate and diploma students from traditional building fields such as architecture, engineering, and construction as well as those in the arts, social sciences and humanities. 

This free program will run virtually from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., August 22-26th.  For more information or to apply, click here: Better Buildings Boot Camp

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