UTM awarded over $3 million in NSERC research funding

23 May 2019 - 3:08pm
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University of Toronto Mississauga researchers received five years of funding through the 2019 NSERC Discovery Grant program. Two of the successful awardees also received additional Discovery Accelerator Supplements for a further three years of funding. One researcher received a one-time Research Tools and Instruments grant.

The NSERC Discovery Grant program fosters high-quality research excellence by providing sustained funds to enable the pursuit of research interests with long-term goals.

In Machines We Trust

21 May 2019 - 9:06am
Illustration by Sam Island

After spending the first portion of his career in banking in Latin America, Stephan Krajcer came to a stark conclusion about the future of his industry. “Financial instruments,” he says, “should be born digital.”

U of T expert on why cannabis legalization must include cannabis equity

17 May 2019 - 9:01am
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Canada’s federal government is currently working to pass a bill that would provide pardons for people convicted of minor cannabis possession. With a federal election around the corner, it may be too little, too late.

Making a global impact: Four U of T projects receive Connaught Global Challenge Award

16 May 2019 - 1:23pm
David McMillen

Four projects at the University of Toronto – in areas that range from seniors’ vaccinations and mitochondrial health to synthetic biology and research translation – will receive a total of $1 million through the impact-focused Connaught Global Challenge Award.

Policing Stress: New cortisol study shows significant differences between police, civilians

14 May 2019 - 11:44am
Judith Andersen

New research from U of T Mississauga reveals significant differences between police officers and civilians in a study that analyzed saliva samples for levels of the stress hormone cortisol.