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Focus groups on Black youth experience expose failures of multicultural policy

Focus groups on Black youth experience expose failures of multicultural policy

Professor Andrea Davis undertook groundbreaking new research on Black male youths in Toronto. In the resulting paper, she seamlessly unpacks a complex history, provides a solid critique of multiculturalism and offers a glimpse into some of the real-life experiences of these young people in our city.

Wearable tech may aid in insulin dosing for those with diabetes during exercise

Wearable tech may aid in insulin dosing for those with diabetes during exercise

New research shows that accurate wearable technology could help those with diabetes in adjusting their insulin dosage to factor in the effects of exercising. This could mean a higher quality of life and less interactions with the health care system for those with diabetes; and could also save on expenditures.

Unpacking politics of Higher Ed info hubs for Indigenous and international students

Unpacking politics of Higher Ed info hubs for Indigenous and international students

A researcher looks at service delivery, in three Ontario universities, to Indigenous and international students. He concludes that the Higher Education institutions are making certain assumptions about these student populations – a finding that will be of interest to all universities and colleges.

Tweaks to radio transmitters could prevent deadly songbird entanglement

Tweaks to radio transmitters could prevent deadly songbird entanglement

Researchers warn others in the scientific community that tracking ground-nesting grassland birds using radio transmitters – a common practice – can result in the bird’s entanglement, particularly for fledglings. The two biologists make suggestions for alterations to the apparatus to prevent this.