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Toothsome Talk

14 Dec 2016 - 5:18pm
Professor Robert Reisz

Department of Biology Prof Robert Reisz has nothing against movies about dinosaurs, and he can actually appreciate their fantastical depiction. But don’t get him started on the inaccurate portrayal of the teeth and lack of lips on these creatures.

“This is something that really has bugged me for much of my career,” says Reisz, showing a colourful still from a film.

Race, Space and Sexuality: Historical Studies prof explores belonging and identity through the lens of Pelau MasQUEERade

25 Nov 2016 - 7:17am
Professor R. Cassandra Lord

It was standing room only at the latest Feminist Lunch Hour series, which featured Professor R. Cassandra Lord from the Department of Historical Studies delivering her talk, “Sensations of Moving Across Space and Time: Black Queer Diasporic Desire ‘On De Road.’”

Tree Range

16 Nov 2016 - 1:31pm
Professor Ingo Ensminger and PhD candidate Chris Wong

Scientists have been using earth-observation satellites for a while, but these days they are picking up a lot more than weather patterns and pollution.

With Flying Colours

26 Oct 2016 - 12:57pm
Laura Junker and Ingo Ensminger

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 colour changes an

Hitting Home

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.

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