U of T Mississauga Receives over $3.2 in NSERC Grant Funding

23 Jun 2016 - 9:31am
Biology Professor Marc Johnson

Professor Marc Johnson is one of 20 faculty members at UTM to have received NSERC funding and it will go a long way to support his research on the process of plant defences against herbivores within the Department of Biology.

“The NSERC funds will help us to establish a better, more comprehensive understanding of the biology of plant-herbivore interactions,” says Johnson.

Science Rendezvous in Mississauga

12 May 2016 - 3:46pm
Science Rendezvous volunteer Olivia Adamczyk and budding scientist

With rocket launches, chemical reactions, and space-travelling minions among the activities available to try out or examine, it’s safe to say the participants had a blast – all under careful supervision, of course.

Exploring the Landscape of Membrane Receptors

4 May 2016 - 1:53pm
Professor Scott Prosser and Post-doc Libin Ye

Ever wonder how caffeine works so marvelously to give you that extra boost you need the night before your final exam?

By the Book

29 Apr 2016 - 3:22pm
Philosophy professor Mohan Matthen

Putting together something as comprehensive as The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception, as you can imagine, was a bit of a marathon mission. Speaking about his hand in the book, Philosophy Professor Mohan Matthen broke it down by some of the numbers involved in the undertaking.

Wheel of Fortune

14 Apr 2016 - 4:10pm
Grad student Léa Ravensbergen

U of T Mississauga PhD student Léa Ravensbergen walks the walk. Or perhaps more aptly, she rides the ride. An avid cyclist, and all around healthy-transportation and -lifestyle enthusiast, her research on both health and transportation geography garnered her not just one, but two, prestigious awards that the American Association of Geographers (AAG) gives annually to exceptional graduate students.