Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project Colloquium

13 Apr 2016 - 8:26am
Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project Colloquium

May 5-6, 2016, there is a joint colloquium on the Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project with York University, U of T and U of T Mississauga all participating.

Please see the details on York's website.

Sit Down With: Female Faculty in STEM

9 Mar 2016 - 1:32pm
Female Faculty Members in STEM

One faculty member per table will lead a conversation over lunch with students. Topics will include what it is like to be a female faculty member in a STEM discipline and how to address challenges in the work environment that can arise, such as marginalization or discrimination (e.g. based on sex, race, religion, etc.). Bring your questions to ask mentors what you want to know!

The event details are as follows:

Accidental Tourist

7 Mar 2016 - 1:20pm
Professor Liye Xie

Professor Liye Xie’s detour to archaeology was a departure from her intended academic path, but she’s thrilled to have been so suitably rerouted.

Nano Nano: NSERC funds nanoparticle research at U of T Mississauga

1 Mar 2016 - 10:15am
Professor Ulrich Krull

Can early detection of an infectious disease be identified at home or in the doctor’s office within minutes? Or might we be able to rapidly and efficiently determine whether there are dangerous pathogens in the foods we are about to consume?

Out of the Blue

11 Feb 2016 - 12:57pm
Professor Diana Raffman

What do words like “tall” or “old” or even “green” and “blue” have in common? They all fall into a category of vague words that cause much debate among philosophers, linguists and other interested parties, according to Professor Diana Raffman from U of T Mississauga’s Department of Philosophy.