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Shannon Hazlett

MPP alumna attends Spring Meetings of World Bank, IMF

May 31, 2019

Master of Public Policy grad Shannon Hazlett headed to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

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Congratulations! Anita McGahan, James Retallack named 2019 University Professors

May 31, 2019

The title University Professor, an appointment held by only two per cent of tenured U of T faculty, is the University’s highest and most distinguished academic rank.

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Kassandra Neranjan, Sakshi Shetty, Emily Hertzman

Arts & Science undergrads conduct research in world’s largest refugee settlement

May 29, 2019

The students’ research on the Rohingya refugee crisis was conducted with support from the Asian Institute’s Richard Charles Lee Insights Through Asia Challenge.

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Citizen Lab in Globe and Mail: WhatsApp security flaw discovered with help from Canadian researchers

May 16, 2019

The Munk School’s Citizen Lab helped to uncover a cyber attack which exploited a bug in WhatsApp, Facebook’s encrypted messaging service. (Paywall content)

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Burned After Reading: Citizen Lab report outlines Iran-linked disinformation effort

May 14, 2019

A new report from the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy details a sprawling disinformation operation with links to Iran.

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Lynette Ong

Lynette Ong on CBC: Impact of U.S.-China Trade Tension

May 10, 2019

Lynette Ong discusses the political implications of trade tension between the U.S. and China.

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Lynette Ong on CTV News: China-U.S. trade talks end for the day

May 9, 2019

Lynette Ong talks to CTV about how the bilateral tension between the U.S. and China will affect Canada’s economy.

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Journalist Javier Valdez

John Scott-Railton and Ron Deibert for Globe and Mail: Governments are deploying spyware on killers, drug lords – and journalists

May 3, 2019

Researchers from the Munk School’s Citizen Lab talk about the often lethal deployment of spyware against journalists.

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Consul General of France, Mark Trouyet, associate professors Ron Levi and Paul Cohen and Brigitte Proucelle, cultural, education and sciences adviser at the French Consulate

France bestows Ordre des Palmes académiques on Ron Levi, Paul Cohen

May 2, 2019

The Munk School’s Ron Levi, along with Paul Cohen, founding director of the Munk School’s Centre for the Study of France and the Francophone World, were honoured for their major contributions to French education and culture.

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Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded Killam Prize for research contributions to humanities

April 26, 2019

Historian Lynne Viola, affiliated faculty at our Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, has received the top award from the Canada Council for the Arts.

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