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.

Smarti Gras: A festival of undergrad research at UTM

17 Aug 2016 - 5:32pm
Poster Exhibition at Smarti Gras

The rains hammered down on Tuesday morning, but little could dampen the spirit of Smarti Gras, U of T Mississauga’s inaugural undergraduate summer research celebration.

Anthropology prof receives CIHR New Investigator Salary Award

21 Jul 2016 - 9:57am
Professor Tracey Galloway

This past June, Professor Tracey Galloway from U of T Mississauga’s Department of Anthropology received $300,000 through a CIHR New Investigator Salary Award in the competition’s Priority Announcement for Research in First Nations, Inuit and/or Métis Health.

The award provides support over 5 years for her research project, “Assessment, applied health and healthy policy research to improve health outcomes in northern indigenous populations.”

Police Academic

8 Jul 2016 - 3:48pm
Professor Judith Andersen

It was sheer serendipity that Psychology Professor Judith Andersen met Peel Regional Police Chief Jennifer Evans at a Ministry of Labour summit in 2015.

Lab Liaisons Celebrates 5 Years!

8 Jul 2016 - 2:39pm
Professor Yuhong He

Though the format might have changed somewhat, the engagement stayed the same.

This year the Research Office’s Lab Liaisons event diverged from its typical focus for highlighting research in one single department and instead identified the theme of earth science and ecology for a “Dishing the Dirt” session. Professors Ingo Ensminger from Biology, Yuhong He from Geography and Marc Laflamme from Chemical & Physical Sciences certainly delivered.