Research Excellence Lecture on Dangerous Minds

7 Feb 2018 - 7:11am
Photo of Political Science Professor Ronald Beiner

With a name for a talk like “Dangerous Minds,” that might have been reason enough to attract an audience, but add in a world-class researcher like Professor Ronald Beiner delivering an astute meditation on the recent rise of far-right parties based on his expertise, and we were all hooked on the afternoon lecture.  On January 30, faculty members from the U of T Mississauga and the St.

Science & Scholarship in Broad Strokes

22 Jan 2018 - 7:21am
Photo of PhD Candidate Sasha Weiditch

Sasha Weiditch always had a curiosity for the natural world around her, even at one point boasting an impressive snail collection in her younger years, but it wasn’t until she started taking science classes in high school that her future path was forged.

“Prior to university I don't think I had a clear inclination of what it meant to be a ‘scientist,’” says Weiditch.

A New Year brings new funds

22 Jan 2018 - 7:00am
Photo of Professor Vincent Kuuire

Professor Vincent Kuuire from the Department of Geography is one of 11 emerging scholars at UTM who has received funding from the Research and Scholarly Activity Fund (RSAF) from the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research (OVPR), to support his project, “Understanding the occurrence of infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases in rapidly evolving urban environments.”

Lights, Camera, Oration!

14 Dec 2017 - 4:30pm
Photo of Bryan Stewart and Research Prize recipients, Professors Emily Impett, Andrew Sepielli, and Josh Milstein

There was a decidedly flashy and festive feeling in the air, complete with a paparazzo, as faculty, students and staff from a broad range of U of T Mississauga departments converged for the first Annual Research Prize Symposium.

Over $1.4 million in federal funding for UTM researchers

21 Nov 2017 - 4:33pm
Professor Jessamyn Schertz

Regardless if it is ‘tomato’ or ‘tomahto,’ pronunciations are of particular interest for Professor Jessamyn Schertz (pictured) from UofT Mississauga’s Department of Language Studies.