Here She Lands

26 Sep 2019 - 7:55am
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“I was having a flashback to my first year here at UTM when people in my class asked me why I was smiling all the time,” says Professor Maria Hupfield, reflecting on her years spent as a student in the Art and Art History program at UTM back in the late 1990s.

“It was just such a dramatic change from living in the bush up by Parry Sound. I couldn’t believe how fortunate I was to be someplace where I could study art and do what I wanted to do.”

Smarti Gras 2019: A celebration of summer undergraduate research

16 Aug 2019 - 11:37am

On August 14, the Instructional Centre at the University of Toronto Mississauga filled with undergraduate student research posters, presentations and music for the fourth annual Smarti Gras. Smarti Gras provides students with the opportunity to share the results of the independent research they conducted in the humanities, social sciences and science over the summer.

Forests in the making

9 Aug 2019 - 8:00am
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Plant epigeneticist Katharina Braeutigam wants to grow trees fit for a future climate.

Braeutigam studies trees at the molecular level. She researches how the plants respond to external signals such as drought, and how the plants record “memories” of the stress. She also researches how the plants respond to internal signals, specifically those that determine sex.

Vocal Accords

30 Jul 2019 - 11:30am
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A large dataset that provides a unique resource for research on emotional vocal cues has proven to be a main attraction on TSpace, the U of T’s institutional academic repository.

Over $1.2M in SSHRC funding for UTM researchers

25 Jul 2019 - 3:11pm
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Professor Gurpreet Rattan is set to study “The Intellect and its Limits” over the next five years. The Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy is one of seven faculty members at U of T Mississauga awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funding in the latest Insight Grant (IG) competition held last October 2018.