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12 Oct 2016 - 4:35pm
Professor Neda Maghbouleh

Professor Neda Maghbouleh from UTM’s Department of Sociology says she is enjoying a sweet spot of satisfaction that she attributes to the string of successes she’s had of late: her first book, The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian-Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race, is being published by Stanford University Press and has been called “groundbreaking,” and the recently funded research projects she is working on have the potential for significant social impact.

SSHRC Insight and Insight Development Grant Funding for UTM researchers

3 Oct 2016 - 9:30am
Professor Laurel Besco (left) and Postdoc Randy Besco

Professor Laurel Besco in UTM’s Department of Geography was delighted when she received news while overseas at a conference this summer that she was a recipient of the latest round of funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant competitions. Even more delightful: she was not the only in her family to achieve SSHRC success this summer.

A Rainbow Connection

12 Sep 2016 - 8:06am
MScBMC Kelly Speck

When U of T Mississauga Master of Science Biomedical Communications (MScBMC) student Kelly Speck set out to work on her Master’s research project, she wasn’t entirely sure where the research might lead, but the overarching goal was to improve visual communications in health care.

Scholarly Accolades – and Make it a Double

24 Aug 2016 - 3:01pm
PhD Candidate Konstantinos Papazoglou

Psychology PhD Candidate Konstantinos Papazoglou can add a couple more honours to his ever growing list of accomplishments: he garnered both the American Psychological Association (APA) Outstanding Doctoral Student Research Award – Police and Public Safety Section, and the Anne Anastasi Graduate Student Research Award at the APA’s annual convention that was held in Denver, Colorado in early August.

Spruced Up

23 Aug 2016 - 9:25am
Professor Ingo Ensminger

The field of tree genomics has blossomed over the past few years, and UTM professor Ingo Ensminger from the Department of Biology has significantly contributed to this growing branch of research.

With an Ontario Genomics-funded project led by Ensminger and his collaborator Dr. Nathalie Isabel from the Forest and Environmental Genomics group of the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) in Quebec City, and in association with their industry partner PrecisionHawk, they are working on a suite of modern genomic resources to improve tree breeding and selection.

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