Life in 2027: featuring Professor CHRIS COCHRANE, & PhD Candidate STEFAN FERRARO
What will life be like in 2027? Report spotlights early-career researchers tackling society’s most pressing problems
Article By Paul Fraumeni, Friday, May 4th, 2012
…U of T researchers in the early stages of their careers are featured in a new publication from the Office of the Vice President, Research called Life in 2027: Ideas about tomorrow from our next generation.
“The focus of this report is how global society will fare in the near future,” said Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research. “The researchers we feature represent the next generation of scientists and scholars who will be among those leading progress on the challenges we all face now. We chose 2027 to highlight how research today might impact tomorrow as U of T enters its third century of operation.”
The report profiles some of the university’s most accomplished early career researchers, asking them about everything from global warming to why we have so much trouble with work-life balance.
Young notes that Life in 2027 acts as a companion piece to Excellence, Innovation, Leadership: The University of Toronto Strategic Research Plan, 2012-2017, which was published earlier this year. “The work of all of these researchers links directly to our strategic research plan, which sets out the priorities U of T must develop to create an environment in which researchers like these can do their work.”…
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