From finding comfort in the 2,000-year-old Indian story, the Mahabharata, during the COVID-19 pandemic, to dispelling misconceptions about archaeologists and anthropologists, scholars from a range of disciplines across the Faculty of Arts & Science are sharing their expertise on a variety of issues in the media.
Here’s some of what they had to say this week.
April 23, 2021
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- An op-ed authored by Department of Chemistry professor Cynthia Goh first published in The Conversation and reprinted in the National Post, examines the use of tiny nanotechnologies in agriculture.
- Elena Goracinova, a postdoctoral fellow in the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School, comments in the Toronto Star on the growing involvement of technology start-ups in the automotive industry to improve vehicle performance and manufacturing.
- An op-ed co-authored by Department of History professor emeritus Ronald Pruessen and PhD student Matthieu Vallières, first published in The Conversation and reprinted in the National Post, examines American foreign policy during the first 100 days of U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration.
- Sharla Alegria, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, comments in The Nation on sexism and gender in the tech industry of Silicon Valley.
April 27, 2021
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