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U of T Mississauga researcher wins 2018 Polanyi Prize in Economics

22 Jan 2019 - 10:00am
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Jiaying Gu, an econometrician and assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has been awarded the 2018 John Charles Polanyi Prize in Economics. She won the award for her work in developing econometric techniques to analyze and learn unobserved information from economists’ data.

U of T Mississauga epigeneticist awarded the gift of time

4 Dec 2018 - 3:55pm
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Iva Zovkic, epigeneticist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga, has been awarded the 2018 Dorothy Shoichet Women Faculty Science Award of Excellence. She won the award for her work on the role of epigenetics in memory formation and neurodegeneration and its potential for developing new therapies for age-related

2018 Annual Research Prize Symposium

7 Nov 2018 - 3:29pm
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The UTM Office of the Vice-Principal, Research is hosting its Annual Research Prize Symposium. The symposium takes place Thursday, November 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Council Chambers, DV-3130. Research prize winners will give presentations on their work. A reception will follow.

The 2018 research prize recipients are:

Fly-by-sight Study

24 Oct 2018 - 2:30pm
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Though we might assume that a fruit fly follows its nose to the scent of that sweet ripening fruit on the counter, their vision might also be a guiding force. And, even more surprisingly, they could actually be flitting over because they see another fly that they recognize.

Defining the shapes of shapeshifting proteins

9 Oct 2018 - 11:45am
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Computational biophysicist Sarah Rauscher joined the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences in 2017. Rauscher studies a class of proteins called disordered proteins.

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