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Winners of Canada's Education Marketing Strategy Competition 2014

Twelve teams, one big prize - here are the winners of a 10-day study trip to Canada

Political science research on the economics of jihad

August 05, 2020 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

"University of Toronto has given me the freedom to become whoever I want to become"

Fourth-year student Taanvi Malhotra talks about her unique major in digital marketing, campus life, and everything that makes the University of Toronto exceptional.

Business Studies in Toronto, Canada

August 05, 2020 |
Prof. Tiff Macklem is Dean of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Monday, March 27, 2017, he spoke about business studies programs at the Rotman School, including the full-time MBA, the eight-month intensive masters program in financial risk management, and the undergraduate program. Prof. Macklem also discussed financial assistance, scholarships, and internship opportunities available to international students, and the advantages of studying business in a city like Toronto.

Indian School of Business students win first prize in the International Case Competition at Rotman School

A team of 4 students from the Indian School of Business (Mohali) have won an international sustainability competition at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School.

A university-industry partnership in Canada is developing a low-cost fix for self-driving wheelchairs

Since its invention, the wheelchair has seen barely any technological improvements. Here’s how artificial intelligence experts at the University of Toronto and Cyberworks Robotics are changing all that.

Q& A on studying Physiotherapy in Canada as a mature student

Sujansrinivas Rengarajan moved to Canada after completing his master's in Physiotherapy. Here's what happened next.

Ex-Olympian and top academic Bruce Kidd on sport studies

Dr. Kidd highlights the need to understand discrimination in sport, discusses the main areas of sport studies, and offers advice for high school students interested in this field.

How the University of Toronto and IIT Bombay plan to increase opportunities for students

In addition, the agreement signed between the two institutions aims to promote the sharing of sound city-building practices in both countries and train the next generation of Indian faculty.

Here's a closer look at the abrupt transition which is currently overwhelming students and faculty around the world

COVID19 has compelled a shift in education but has that solved the problem of access or exposed new ones?

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