Research Opportunity Program Presentations from CPS

14 Aug 2015 - 12:23pm
Learning is fun - Win-Win

Ever wondered what an undergraduate science student might cook up for a summer project?

Come to IB-240 on Tuesday, August 18 from 10 am to 1 pm to find out!

Research Opportunity Program (ROP) students from the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences working with Professors Paul Piunno and Marc Laflamme will be presenting their summer projects, which involved designing portable experiments to take to high schools as an outreach initiative.

Lab Liaisons 2015: Psychology

10 Jul 2015 - 3:30pm
Chronic Pain slide from Prof. Loren Martin's presentation

Social structures, empathy, stress and pain are all in a day’s work for some faculty members in the Department of Psychology at U of T Mississauga.

These topics were just a slice of the exceptional research showcase presented by Professors Melissa Holmes, Tina Malti and Loren Martin to staff, faculty and students at this year’s Lab Liaisons, which is an annual event hosted by UTM’s Office of the Vice-Principal, Research.

Of Histones and Humans

6 Jul 2015 - 9:44am
Professor Iva Zovkic

Professor Iva Zovkic started out studying drug addiction in adolescent rodents, but a couple of conferences during her graduate work hooked her onto epigenetics and their effects on learning, memory and behaviour, and she has been fixated by its potential ever since.

Early Researcher Awards 2015

24 Jun 2015 - 11:04am
Professor Yuhong He and UAV research team

A diverse range of projects from UTM will get an overall $700,000 injection from the Ontario government to support their research.

The recipients for the 2015 ERAs covers four departments across UTM including Biology, Chemical & Physical Sciences, Geography and Psychology.

U of T Mississauga Receives over $2.7 Million in NSERC Grant Funding

22 Jun 2015 - 9:30am
Image of Professor Iva Zovkic

Iva Zovkic is one of 16 faculty members at UTM to have received NSERC funding and it will go a long way to support her neuroscience research in learning and memory within the Department of Psychology.

“I am going to use the NSERC funds to try and figure out how histone variant exchange regulates memory formation,” says Zovkic, who admits that the experiments her lab conducts are expensive and the financial support is critical.