Major Boost to Cancer-Treatment Research at U of T Mississauga

17 Jun 2015 - 8:11am
Professor Patrick Gunning

“Our research team is delighted with this funding and the work ahead,” says Gunning, the principal investigator for the project. “We are a dedicated group of researchers who, along with clinicians from various health centres across the GTA, we have devised an interdisciplinary, multi-pronged public health and biomedical strategy to develop new cancer treatments.”

Connaught Fund 2015

16 Jun 2015 - 2:47pm

The Connaught awards given to assistant professors who are within the first five years of their academic appointment at U of T will support a number of projects on topics at UTM ranging from sustainable cities, to late-Georgian era literature, to disability discrimination in Canada.

The following are the recipients for 2015 from U of T Mississauga:

A Textbook Case

8 May 2015 - 8:22am
Professor Anna Korteweg

They wrote, we came, we commemorated.

On Wednesday, April 29, U of T Mississauga held its second annual Celebration of Books at the Blind Duck Pub, with several authors from a diverse range of departments on campus covering everything from the fossil record, to 18th century Italian poetry, to hijabs and headscarves.

This year’s event, which is co-hosted each spring by the UTM Library and the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research, celebrated UTM’s authors and the books they’ve published in the years 2013-15.

Bringing Science to the Classes

18 Apr 2015 - 7:11am
Jenna Friedt (in blue) with camp kids from Sunshine Children's Centre

From a very young age Jenna Friedt was fixated on science and couldn’t envision a life without it as an ambition.

However it wasn’t until a fortuitous encounter with a Let’s Talk Science branch at the University of Lethbridge during her undergraduate degree that set her on a path as a resolute and passionate advocate for science outreach for youth.

Joel Levine: On the Fly

9 Apr 2015 - 12:00pm
Professor Joel Levine

Whether piping away on a recorder in a jazz quartet on stage or working with fruit flies in his U of T Mississauga lab, rhythm and timing are important considerations for Biology Professor Joel Levine, who was just awarded a 2015 Tier-I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Mechanisms and Features of Social Behaviour.