Critical data from space aids lake ice research

17 Jul 2019 - 8:00am
Photo of Associate Professor Laura Brown

The Canadian Space Agency launched a trio of satellites on June 12 and University of Toronto Mississauga cryospheric scientist Laura Brown says this is great news. The RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) provides satellite and radar images of all of Canada’s territory daily, as well as images of the Arctic up to four times a day.

17th century poet and 21st century scholar inspire new ways of thinking

18 Jun 2019 - 10:54am
Photo of assistant professor Liza Blake

Liza Blake, a scholar of literature, science and philosophy in the Department of English & Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga, published Margaret Cavendish’s Poems and Fancies: A Digital Critical Edition in May.

Making sense of the way we sense

13 Jun 2019 - 12:59pm
Image of Professor Mohan Matthen at TEDx talk

Professor Mohan Matthen in the Department of Philosophy at UTM participated in a TEDx talk in May 2019. In it he discusses how our vision and sense of touch intersect in our sensory perception. He also surveys the history of questions related to these sensorial experiences in philosophy and science.

See the full TEDx talk.

Sexual Orientation Study

10 Jun 2019 - 3:00pm
Image of Professor Doug VanderLaan

A new study from Professor Doug VanderLaan’s lab in UTM’s Department of Psychology looking at biological mechanisms that are often thought to influence male sexual orientation was published in the latest edition of PNAS.

“Studying individual differences in gender and sexual orientation provides insight into how early-life biology shapes the brain and behaviour,” says the developmental psychology researcher.

Behind the Scenes: Preparing the Benchtop for the Next Generation of Biotech

30 May 2019 - 11:07am
Dr. Marty Ikkanda and Kristina Han examining transformed bacteria

ABE@UTM Site Coordinator and Master Lab Technician Kristina Han is featured in the May blog post from the Amgen Biotech Experience Program Office. Follow the link below to read the full text!