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!

U of T Mississauga awarded over $3 million in NSERC research funding

22 May 2019 - 3:29pm
Photo of Jessica Burgner-Kahrs

University of Toronto Mississauga researchers received five years of funding through the 2019 NSERC Discovery Grant program. Two of the successful awardees also received additional Discovery Accelerator Supplements for a further three years of funding. One researcher received a one-time Research Tools and Instruments grant.

Tools of the trade: Multi-million dollar software donation provides geologists with peek into the past

22 May 2019 - 9:00am
Photo of Mitchell McMillan

In December 2018, Mitchell McMillan, a geology PhD student in the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga, travelled more than 10,000 kilometres to gather field data. He flew from Toronto to Buenos Aires, Argentina then to the city of Salta.