UTP Journals 2022: A Year in Review

19 December 2022 Events and Conferences
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“It has been an exciting year at University of Toronto Press Journals and throughout the organization, and we have much to celebrate as we reflect on 2022. I would like to express my gratitude to our journal editors and editorial boards for their tireless efforts and service to the scholarly community, to our authors and […]

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What if Bullying in Youth Could Affect Adult Sexual Well-Being?

29 November 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Matvei Morozov. Being bullied by peers at school remains a pervasive problem. It is no secret just how serious the consequences of bullying can be for the physical and mental health of those who experience it. However, despite having knowledge of the effects of bullying on well-being, very little research has […]

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What would you do with your last phone call if you were catastrophically injured but still conscious?

16 November 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest bloggers Maj. Andrew W. Kirkpatrick and Jessica L. McKee. This is the question that the TeleMentored Ultrasound Supported Medical Interventions (TMUSMI) Research Group tried to address in our article entitled, “Empowering catastrophic far-forward self-care: Nobody should die alone without trying1”. I am a trauma surgeon, among other things, and I typically see […]

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La ville au cœur de la nation? La place de l’histoire urbaine dans l’historiographie québécoise / The City at the Heart of the Nation? The Place of Urban History in Quebec’s Historiography

4 November 2022 Contributor Blog
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Jump to English Écrit par le blogueur invité Harold Bérubé. Il y a 22 ans, j’entreprenais des études à la maîtrise à l’Université de Montréal, sous la direction de Michèle Dagenais. Alors que, l’année précédente, j’avais entrepris des lectures sous sa supervision sur l’histoire du nationalisme au Québec et au Canada, elle me suggéra de […]

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Don’t Take Cities for Granted

26 October 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Richard Harris. We take things for granted … until we can’t. For decades, citizens in western democracies assumed that, even when our chosen party lost an election, the political system itself was resilient. Recent events in—well, take your pick—have challenged this. I faced a challenge, in a much more modest way, […]

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Open Access Week: Working towards Climate Justice with the Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy and the Subscribe to Open Model

24 October 2022 Journal Spotlight
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It’s International Open Access week! This year’s theme, “Open for Climate Justice,” focuses on encouraging global collaboration through the dissemination of open access climate research. Access to evidence-based knowledge is essential in order to minimize the devastating impacts of climate change. The Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy (JCCPE) publishes timely, evidence-based research that […]

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Happy 50th Anniversary to the UHR-RHU!

18 October 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Nicolas Kenny. The Urban History Review – Revue d’histoire urbaine has always had a special place in my heart.  It was the venue for my first scholarly article two decades ago, and I’ve always enjoyed keeping up with the insightful work it produces on urban history in Canada and beyond. A […]

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The History of India and Indian Poisons are Key to Understanding Sherlock Holmes

12 October 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Arup K. Chatterjee. It is a well acknowledged fact that poisons play a central role in the Sherlock Holmes stories. It is little known, however, what were Arthur Conan Doyle’s key sources and inspirations for introducing exotic poisons from far reaches of the British Empire. In my article, I make a […]

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It’s Time to Get Serious About Peer Review

21 September 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Deborah C. Poff, CM, PhD, Editor of the Journal of Scholarly Publishing. Peer Review Week which is now entering its 8th year chose as its timely theme this year – Research Integrity: Creating and Supporting Trust in Research. As the Editor of the Journal of Scholarly Publishing (JSP) and a long-time […]

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A Pillar of Research Publication Integrity: The Peer Review Process

20 September 2022 Contributor Blog
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Written by guest blogger Henry Tran. In today’s polarized political context, the peer-review process has become increasingly critical for abating the proliferation of unsubstantiated low-quality agenda driven pieces that are distributed under the guise of “research.” While the peer-review process, through its reliance on knowledgeable experts to provide constructive feedback to authors, does not guarantee […]

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