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UTM equipment finds new home with donation of microscopes to the University of Guyana

5 Apr 2019 - 11:03am
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Equipment from U of T’s earth science laboratories has found a new home in South America thanks to a professional connection between faculty at U of T Mississauga and the University of Guyana.

U of T announces action plan on student mental health

1 Apr 2019 - 2:49pm
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University of Toronto President Meric Gertler has announced a four-point action plan to address issues of student mental health, in a letter to the University of Toronto community.

Master Pacemaker: Finding the gene that keeps the biological clock ticking

27 Mar 2019 - 1:18pm
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What makes a biological clock tick? According to a new study from U of T Mississauga, the surprising answer lies with a gene typically associated with stem and cancer cells.

Landmark $100-million gift to U of T will power Canadian innovation and research

25 Mar 2019 - 2:13pm
The soon-to-be-built Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre will accelerate innovation in Toronto and Canada by creating the country’s largest university-based innovation node.

The new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre will turbocharge the next wave of Canadian innovation, advancing how AI, biomedicine and other disruptive technologies can enrich lives.

Matthen explores perception and philosophy at TEDxUofT Spectrum

20 Mar 2019 - 11:04am
Mohan Matthen

After signing on to deliver a talk at Spectrum, the main 2019 TEDxUofT event, Professor Mohan Matthen, U of T Mississauga’s Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Perception, tested out some ideas on his family during Christmas dinner. “It was astonishingly difficult, but also fun,” he says.

Matthen and 11 other U of T speakers will be front and centre at Spectrum, scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts.

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