'Good Things Come in Pairs' : UTM research shows enzymatic partners drive chemical reactions

21 Feb 2017 - 9:44am
fluoroacetate dehalogenase

New research from the University of Toronto Mississauga suggests that good things come in pairs when it comes to chemistry.

Now you see it: Video tutorials help with undergrad science review

17 Feb 2017 - 11:52am
A man and woman examine a sweet potato in a science lab

If your Reading Week includes plans to hit the books a little harder, you might consider an alternative study aid—videos.

Sexual Statistics: Studying the intimate relationship between narcissism and satisfaction

13 Feb 2017 - 9:43am
Lisa Day

If you learned that your next-door neighbours were having sexual relations more frequently than you and your partner, would it bother you?

Three U of T Mississauga researchers set out to understand how people view their sex lives in comparison to those of others and discovered that sexual narcissism colours the way people make and view those comparisons.

“For some people, those comparisons are pretty influential,” said Lisa Day, a PhD candidate at UTM.

Total recall

10 Feb 2017 - 10:52am
Keisuke Fukuda

Here’s a study tip for students cramming for upcoming exams: focusing on larger amounts of information for shorter bits of time – we are talking milliseconds – can be more effective than mulling over smaller amounts of material for longer durations.

This is one of the findings of Professor Keisuke Fukuda in UTM’s Department of Psychology from an experimental study in his lab.

IMI alumnus selected as Schwarzman scholar

8 Feb 2017 - 1:42pm
Aly Madhavji

Aly Madhavji is China-bound.

The 26-year-old Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) graduate was selected to be in the second class of Schwarzman Scholars. The master’s degree program, which was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, was founded by Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone Group, a multinational private equity firm.