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Indigenous more likely to be victims of homicide: UTM student study

11 Apr 2018 - 1:49pm
Photo of yellow police tape with text reading "Crime Scene Do Not Cross"

Student research from the University of Toronto Mississauga reveals new information about Indigenous homicides in Ontario. The study by Navneet Aujla, a fourth-year student with UTM’s Forensic Science program, confirms and updates 20-year-old conclusions that Indigenous people are more likely to be victims of homicide compared to the general population, and pinpoints homicide hotspots in the province.

How Sweet It Is: Cooking with UTM honey

29 Mar 2018 - 2:26pm
Don Forster wears a net and helmet as he harvests honey from the UTM beehives

U of T Mississauga’s Hospitality & Retail Services team is featuring a home-grown ingredient at a Community Kitchen session on the benefits of honey on Thursday, March 29 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in DV3140. Culinary director Chef Sandeep Kachroo will be joined by apiarist Don Forster for a special session on honey.

UTM study reveals startling new evidence of effects of climate change in the Arctic

29 Mar 2018 - 11:15am
Four researchers look down through a hole in lake ice to underwater camera

New research led by U of T Mississauga geographer Igor Lehnherr provides startling evidence that remote areas in Canada’s Arctic region—once thought to be beyond the reach of human impact—are responding rapidly to warming global temperatures.

When 'Eureka!' turns to 'Oops!'

29 Mar 2018 - 11:01am
cracked scientific flask

Imagine spending three weeks reprogramming an autonomous mini-submersible vehicle that failed on its first ocean foray, only to have it submerge and quickly return to the ocean’s surface without collecting any of the data you need for your research.

Wind, sea ice changes suggest climate change in western Arctic, says UTM researcher

20 Mar 2018 - 9:22am
polar bear in Arctic

A major shift in western Arctic wind patterns occurred throughout the winter of 2017 and the resulting changes in sea ice movement are possible indicators of a changing climate, says Kent Moore, a professor of physics at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

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