By the book

29 Apr 2016 - 4:14pm
Mohan Matthen

U of T Mississauga faculty members, staff and students came out Wednesday to fête UTM authors at its annual Celebration of Books.

Putting together something as comprehensive as The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception was a bit of a marathon mission, says philosophy professor Mohan Matthen, who edited the handbook. He broke it down by some of the numbers involved in the undertaking.

Averting climate change

26 Apr 2016 - 10:27am
Stephen Scharper

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this past November, Canada strove to redefine itself as a global leader in the race to avert calamitous climate change. But if Canada really wants to lead, its efforts must extend beyond meetings of nations.

Professor Jutta Brunnée, who holds the Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law in the Faculty of Law and studies multi-lateral environmental agreements, says that international treaties still matter, but that national governments no longer work alone to spur action, shape policy, verify outcomes and get results.

New book by UTM prof examines forces that shape environmental policy in Canada

22 Apr 2016 - 10:12am
Andrea Olive

The environmental is political and you can’t have one without the other. Understanding that crucial relationship is the theme of a new book by U of T Mississauga assistant professor of political science and geography Andrea Olive.

Canada Foundation for Innovation funding announced at UTM

20 Apr 2016 - 10:49am
Four people standing at a podium

Federal Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan (MP, Etobicoke North) visited U of T Mississauga on Friday, April 17 to announce federal support for research projects at the University of Toronto and across the country.

From Floon or Fleen to NYC: Symbolic sound demystified

18 Apr 2016 - 11:06am
Cristina Rabaglia and Sam Maglio

Marketers and brand managers responsible for naming new products should be interested to learn that people associate certain sounds with nearness and others with distance, say researchers from the University of Toronto, whose new study adds to the body of knowledge about symbolic sound.