How feeling good about your lover might be bad for your sexual health

12 Feb 2016 - 10:28am
man and woman kissing

A new study from U of T Mississauga psychology researcher John Sakaluk has found that the better you are bonded to your partner, the less likely you are to practice safe sex with them.

The wreck of the Erebus

10 Feb 2016 - 9:53am
Erebus and diver

When Sir John Franklin and more than 100 sailors from the British Navy set sail in 1845 aboard the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to discover a Northwest Passage, they had no idea that not one of them would live to tell the story of the expedition. Now, Parks Canada archeologists, in partnership with Inuit communities in the Northwest Territories, have made a start at piecing together their tale, thanks to the 2014 discovery of the wreck of the Erebus.

U of T gains 34 new Canada Research Chairs

9 Feb 2016 - 2:01pm
Loren Martin and John Ratcliffe

The University of Toronto has been awarded 34 new Canada Research Chairs and seven renewals, federal minister of science Kirsty Duncan announced February 9.

The researchers come from across the university, and are studying subjects on scales ranging from the microscopic to the galactic. U of T now has 255 Canada Research Chairs, the largest number of any university in the country.

Ringing in the year of the monkey

8 Feb 2016 - 4:31pm
Leslie Seto

Celebrations of the lunar New Year have started all over the world, and U of T Mississauga (UTM) student Leslie Seto has been actively involved as a lion and dragon dancer at the Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple of Toronto.

The birth of Nunavut

8 Feb 2016 - 11:34am
Graham White in Nunavut

When Graham White first visited the Canadian North in 1988, he knew he’d found a place close to his heart.

“I got off the plane and discovered the most interesting political place I’d ever been,” said White, a U of T Mississauga emeritus professor of political science. “The scenery and people were fascinating, too, politics aside. It’s a fabulous part of the world.”