UTM - 1st Annual Research Prize Symposium

The UTM Annual Research Prizes were established by the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and UTM’s Research Council in 2016 to recognize outstanding contributions of early career researchers and scholars in the Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.


The inaugural recipients for the 2017 Annual Research Prizes at U of T Mississauga are the following:

UTM ANNUAL RESEARCH PRIZE IN THE HUMANITIES

Professor Andrew Sepielli from the Department of Philosophy was selected as this year's recipient for the UTM Annual Research Prize in the Humanities for his outstanding contributions to his field in the areas of meta-ethics, normative ethics, and philosophical psychology. 

At the Symposium, Professor Sepielli will deliver his talk, "Is Morality Objective?"

UTM ANNUAL RESEARCH PRIZE IN THE SCIENCES

Professor Josh Milstein from the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences was selected as this year’s recipient for the UTM Annual Research Prize in the Sciences for his outstanding contributions to his field in the areas of organization and motion DNA. 

At the Symposium, Professor Milstein will present his talk, “Unpacking the Bacterial Genome One Molecule at a Time.”

UTM ANNUAL RESEARCH PRIZE IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Professor Emily Impett from the Department of Psychology was selected as this year's recipient for the UTM Annual Research Prize in the Social Sciences for her outstanding contributions to her field in the areas of relationships, well-being, and “giving” in the context of close relationships.

At the Symposium, Professor Impett will present her talk, "
Keeping the Spark Alive: How do couples maintain desire and satisfaction in romantic relationships?"


All three of the 2017 UTM Annual Research Prize Recipients are being celebrated at a Research Prize Symposium in their honour.

DATE: Wednesday, December 6
PLACE: IB-150
TIME: 1-3 PM

Reception to follow. RSVP to Rong Wu.