UTM recognized for energy conservation

29 Jun 2015 - 2:43pm
Group shot holding large cheque from Enersource

Heating and cooling the buildings on a campus as large as U of T Mississauga is no small feat, and the energy required is significant. But through new conservation efforts in partnership with Enersource, UTM has reduced its usage by 534,804 kilowatts, which translates to roughly $173,000 in savings.

Retreating sea ice linked to ocean circulation, European climate change : UTM study

29 Jun 2015 - 11:57am
Satellite image of clouds over Greenland and Iceland

Retreating sea ice in the Iceland and Greenland Seas may be changing the circulation of warm and cold water in the Atlantic Ocean, and could ultimately impact the climate in Europe, says a new study by an atmospheric physicist from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and his colleagues in Great Britain, Norway and the United States.

UTM profs receive Early Researcher Awards

24 Jun 2015 - 12:23pm
Yuhong He and aerial drone
Five U of T Mississauga researchers have received an Early Researcher Award (ERA) from the provincial Ministry of Research and Innovation.

A diverse range of projects from UTM will receive a total of $700,000 from the Ontario government to support their research areas.

Mission: Transition to UTM

23 Jun 2015 - 4:30pm
three university students with facepaint smling

Students will find it easier to transition into academic life thanks to a one-of-a-kind program launching at U of T Mississauga in fall 2015. The newly created Office of Student Transition will be dedicated to supporting new students academically and socially, and will provide improved access to the many services available to them.

UTM receives over $2.7 million in NSERC grant funding

22 Jun 2015 - 2:05pm
Iva Zovkic

Researchers from five departments at UTM have received awards to fund topics ranging from lake ice in Canada to sexual selection in the wild to mother-offspring dynamics.

Professor Iva Zovkic, from the Department of Psychology, is one of 16 faculty members at UTM to have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and says it will go a long way to support her neuroscience research in learning and memory.