Eye on the Sky: See the solar eclipse at UTM

18 Aug 2017 - 11:16am
solar eclipse

U of T Mississauga is ready to welcome the upcoming solar eclipse with a special viewing party on campus on Monday, Aug. 21, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the open space between the Davis Building and the Kaneff Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, which is hosted by UTM astronomer Professor John Lester of the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences.

Franklin's doomed high Arctic expedition subject of upcoming UTM lecture

17 Aug 2017 - 9:17am
Sailboat in a sea of arctic ice

The mysteries surrounding the lives and deaths of the explorers aboard doomed ships searching for the Northwest Passage 170 years ago will be discussed at a free public lecture Thursday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. in the Instructional Centre, room 120, U of T Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd. 

Government awards $5.7 million for U of T research

16 Aug 2017 - 1:12pm
Researcher with test tubes in a lab

Four U of T Mississauga researchers are among 27 scholars at the University of Toronto sharing $5.7 million in funding from the Government of Canada. 

The money for state-of-the-art research tools is through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund, which is designed to help universities attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world.

White supremacists, Antifa: U of T experts on protesters in Charlottesville

16 Aug 2017 - 12:49pm
Akwasi Owusu-Bempah and Alex Hanna

The violence in Charlottesville, Va., and U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial comments have turned the spotlight on the emergence of emboldened white supremacists on the far right and the presence of some Antifa protesters on the far left.

Evolution of a killer: UTM study traces changes in deadly fungus

16 Aug 2017 - 10:11am
little brown bat

A new study from U of T Mississauga is shining a light on genetic changes happening in the darkest of places—bat caves.