Deconstructing important ideas at TEDxUofT

13 Mar 2018 - 3:16pm
TEDxUofT cupcakes

The power of nanoparticles, succeeding as a YouTuber and championing female scientists were just some of the bright ideas and exciting research projects shared at the seventh annual TEDxUofT.

Common Ground: UTM hosts first conference for digital humanities and computational science researchers

12 Mar 2018 - 4:49pm
Illustration of a blue brain and computer circuits on a black background

U of T Mississauga hosted a meeting of minds last week as researchers in digital humanities and computational sciences gathered together to explore common ground between very different disciplines.

The first-ever Digital Humanities and Computational Sciences conference featured talks from a dozen UTM faculty and staff with the goal of fostering more communication between the two disciplines, and finding commonalities, challenges and research opportunities resulting from advances in computational technology.

UTM mourns loss of dynamic professor

9 Mar 2018 - 11:01am
Lee Ann Fujii

Professor Lee Ann Fujii always signed her emails “LAF”.

“That was her,” says Professor Ed Schatz, chair of UTM’s Department of Political Science. “She always brought this big laugh that was impossible to miss.”

An inspiring and much-loved member of the UTM community, Fujii passed away suddenly on March 2, leaving a great sense of shock and loss across campus.

The Evolution of #MeToo

7 Mar 2018 - 3:40pm
Tarana Burke

On March 8, International Women's Day, UTM is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Maeve Doyle, a UTM staff member and U of T alumna, takes this look at how society and academia have evolved for Canadian women over the decades.

Disrupting the disruptors

7 Mar 2018 - 1:53pm
Alessandro Delfanti

We’re all tapped into the platform economy – from using ridesharing apps to ordering food from an online delivery service – where we enjoy fast and efficient service for a reasonable price.

But it’s easy to take these services for granted without understanding what goes on behind the scenes.