Tracy Rogers helps junior detectives crack cases at forensics camp

31 Jul 2014 - 12:19pm
Children at wearing protective gloves and masks

UTM’s Forensic Science Program’s summer camp was featured in Maclean's Magazine. Overseen by professor Tracy Rogers, the camp gives kids the opportunity to discover the world of forensics.

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: examining the evidence

31 Jul 2014 - 11:36am
A makeshift memorial for the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

What the experts can learn from human remains, aircraft debris

Biotech conference exposes student to mayor, industry and new opportunities

24 Jul 2014 - 10:31am
L-R: Tony Lamantia, Donna Heslin, Helen Filipe, Mayor McCallion, Darren Lum, Susan Amring, Julia Hong

BIO is the world’s leading biotechnology conference and is held annually in different biotech hubs across North America.  Recently, BIO was held in San Diego and attracted over 15,000 attendees from across the globe.  This conference draws together biotech and pharmaceutical businesses of all sizes, financial institutions, venture capitalists, academic institutions and relevant government partners. The Master of Biotechnology program has been either an exhibitor or an attendee of this conference for the past 13 years. 

Four U of T students earn the 2014 Top 20 Under 20 Award

18 Jul 2014 - 10:15am
Wali Shah

It is no ordinary feat to find a treatment for malaria in mustard oil, snag an exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky, release a viral anti-bullying music video or present environmental research to an audience of 1,000,000 at a TED conference. Not to mention doing it before the age of 20.

Gender quotas work in 'tight' cultures

17 Jul 2014 - 3:43pm
Professor Soo Minh Toh

Quotas probably won't get more women into the boardroom in places like the U.S. and Canada.