A&S scholars sharing their expertise in the media this week

January 14, 2022 by A&S News

From suggestions that the COVID-19 pandemic will leave office towers in downtown Toronto’s financial district empty to the #VeryAsian hashtag being used to combat anti-Asian sentiment on social media, 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.

January 7, 2022

January 8, 2022

January 9, 2022

  • Matti Siemiatycki comments in CBC News on the installation of photo radar cameras across Toronto to reduce the speed of vehicles on city streets.
  • Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology PhD candidate Lisa Erdle speaks in a ParrySound.com story about her research that demonstrated the effectiveness of adding filters to washing machines in residences across Parry Sound and the surrounding area to reduce microfibre pollution in wastewater.

January 10, 2022

January 11, 2022

January 12, 2022

  • A research report coauthored by Munk School assistant professor Sean Speer is cited in a Globe and Mail op-ed exploring the need for a dedicated agency to oversee advanced research in Canada.
  • Ting Li further describes in Sky & Telescope new insights into the histories of 12 streams of stars swirling in and around the Milky Way Galaxy.

January 13, 2022