The Rotman Research Institute is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function, with a special focus on aging and the brain. Founded in 1989, the RRI's scientists, staff, and trainees have supported Baycrest in becoming Canada's #1 most research-intensive hospital, with scientific foci in four primary areas consistent with its home on the campus of Baycrest Seniors Care: sensory and cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience and neuroinformatics, aging and brain health, and Alzheimer's and related dementias. The RRI has significant research infrastructure for neuroimaging (one of the only research facilities in Canada to have MRI, MEG, and EEG all within one building), neurostimulation, psychophysics, and behavioural testing, including Institute-based and mobile-testing laboratories. The RRI is also the scientific headquarters for the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), Canada's largest single investment in dementia research, comprising a national network of over 350 dementia researchers and clinicians. The RRI is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and houses several other research centres and programs as well, including the Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation, the Anne and Allan Bank Centre for Clinical Research Trials, the Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness, the RRI Research Training Centre, and the Ben and Hilda Katz Inter-Professional Research Program in Geriatric and Dementia Care.
The University of Toronto (U of T) is one of the world's great universities, distinguished by an extraordinary depth and breadth of excellence. U of T's global outlook and cosmopolitan location in one of the world's great cities provide students with a transformative educational experience, equipping them with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to navigate our rapidly changing world. Top students from across Canada and around the globe are drawn to U of T for many reasons, but what sets this University apart are its comprehensive excellence, diversity, and commitment to equity and accessibility.
U of T is one university with three campuses, each of which is a comprehensive centre for teaching and research: the University of Toronto St. George, the University of Toronto Mississauga and the University of Toronto Scarborough. To take advantage of a rich, inclusive environment for study and learning, students join one or more of many smaller learning communities that include seven undergraduate colleges on the St. George campus, and a range of faculties, schools and centres across the three campuses. Our tri-campus system spans the Greater Toronto Area, allowing students to take part in experiential learning and specialized programming throughout one of the world's most diverse and dynamic urban regions.