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

November 26, 2021 by A&S News

From the awarding of Canada’s top science prize for research into trapping light to a company that assists people with buying a home through an owner-resident arrangement, 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.

November 19, 2021

November 20, 2021

November 22, 2021

November 23, 2021

  • Dan Breznitz is named in Quill & Quire and the Toronto Star as the inaugural recipient of the Balsillie Prize for Public Policy from the Writers’ Trust of Canada for his book Innovation in Real Places: Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World.
  • Department of Sociology associate professor Jooyoung Lee comments in Montreal’s CityNews on the death of a Black teenager amid suggestions of a double standard in response by government leaders based on race.
  • John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at the Munk School’s Citizen Lab, speaks in an NBC News story about a lawsuit brought by American tech corporation Apple against an Israeli software developer following the discovery of spyware on iPhones.

November 24, 2021

November 25, 2021

  • Sajeev John describes his research into trapping light for industrial applications and his quest to develop a high-efficiency material that converts sunlight to electricity in TVO.
  • Matti Siemiatycki comments in the Toronto Star about a tech company that offers first-time homebuyers assistance in getting into the real estate market by sharing ownership in order to purchase a property.