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Individuals sleeping outside the Tim Hortons on campus. (Photo by Isabella Perrone)

70 homeless deaths recorded in 2017

Those living on Toronto’s streets have faced the brunt of extreme weather this year.

At least 70 people experiencing homelessness have died so far in 2017, according to records from the City of Toronto. Of these 70 deaths, over half were people under 48 years old and 57 were men.

by Isabella Perrone· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
Ksenia Sergueeva, a graduate student in the master program of science in management, with Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee, an associate professor at the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management. (Courtesy Ryerson University)

Chewing gum may lead to more time shopping, study suggests

A new study by a Ryerson professor and master student suggests that chewing gum while shopping may result in longer shopping times.

by Elysha Haun· · News, On Campus, students
Legal Innovation Zone gets $50k grant

Legal Innovation Zone gets $50k grant

The Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson received a $50,000 grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario to research how technology innovation can give young people better access to the Canadian justice system. “We invited a call for applications and the Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone submitted an application which we approved. It has a reputation for doing cutting-edge work looking at […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus
Profs awarded for clean energy and biomedical research

Profs awarded for clean energy and biomedical research

On Aug. 26, five Ryerson professors each received a $150,000 boost to their new research efforts as recipients of the Early Research Award from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.   The award provides financial support to recently appointed faculty at publicly funded Ontario research institutions. The funding will help the projects develop robust labs and assemble capable research […]

by Alexa Jetta D'Addario· · News, Science & Technology
Prof. Russell Viirre in his lab in Kerr Hall. (Shane Perusse/Ryersonian Staff)

Prof working on treatment for cystic fibrosis

By Shane Perusse Last summer Russell Viirre, a Ryerson chemistry professor, began testing a new drug that could treat over 4,000 Canadian children living with cystic fibrosis (CF). Viirre, who is working on the drug along with Christine Bear, a senior scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is hopeful that their research will increase the life expectancy of […]

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