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.

“We were always hungry”: Severe hunger at residential schools linked to current health issues of Indigenous peoples in Canada

14 Aug 2017 - 11:17am
Indigenous children at a dining table in a residential school

The severe hunger and malnutrition that many Indigenous children suffered at Canadian residential schools has contributed to Indigenous peoples’ elevated risk of obesity and diabetes, according to University of Toronto public health and anthropology professors.

UTM researcher identifies potential way to reduce chronic pain

8 Aug 2017 - 9:11am
microscopic view of EGFR receptor

By identifying a molecule responsible for activating the body’s pain receptors, Professor Loren Martin of the University of Toronto Mississauga offers hope to the one-in-five Canadians reportedly suffering from chronic pain – and other sufferers worldwide.