The colourful spectacle at this time of year when leaves turn from greens into beautiful yellows, oranges and reds in the fall is a sight to behold, but it takes on a whole new level of intrigue for PhD student Laura Junker from the Department of Biology and her supervisor Professor Ingo Ensminger, who are studying the correlation of co
Every weekday morning, Professor Ron Buliung’s five-year-old daughter Asha powers her wheelchair onto a bus – by herself – and goes to school. Seeing her do this always makes Buliung proud, but it can also remind him of the stress and long hours that went into making this seemingly simple travel arrangement.
While Ontario suffered through a heatwave this summer, U of T Mississauga geologist Jochen Halfar was bundled up in Polarfleece, searching Arctic waters for algae.
As a paleoclimatologist, Halfar studies how climates change and behave over long periods of time. Over the summer, his research took him on two northern expeditions, first above the Arctic Circle near Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Norway, followed by three weeks on a sailboat in Canada’s north.
Eschewing mass tourism for small groups, conservation and community involvement, entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Bruce Poon Tip talked about "sustainable travel" during the bi-annual Master of Science in Sustainability Management's (MScSM) Sustainability Leaders' Series on Oct. 24 at the University of Toronto Mississauga.