Alexandra Gillespie officially installed as VP-Principal at UTM
The installation ceremony for Professor Alexandra Gillespie as U of T Mississauga’s 10th vice-president and principal took place on April 29, marking a significant milestone and recognizing the new leadership and direction she brings to UTM. Watch the ceremony here Read more here
Why is it so hard to forget the things we would rather not remember? UTM psychology professor Keisuke Fukuda talks about his research related to visual working memory and how memory guides behaviour. Listen here
Stories Published This Week
Sandblasting for fingerprints
UTM Forensic Science student Bethany Kreb has developed a 'sandblasting' technique to more effectively detect fingerprints at larger crime scenes. Read more
How does AI use machine learning to generate realistic 3D images?:AEC Magazine talks to Associate Professor Sanja Fidler about her work with Nvidia.
Enable every employee to be a leader: Assistant professor of management Jacob Hirsh talks to People Matters about the challenges of managing through a pandemic.
Associate professors Hae Yeon Choo, Sida Liu and Weiguo Zhang, of the Department of Sociology, are among Asian Canadian scholars calling for an end to all forms of racism in a column for The Conversation.
Smaller economies see big opportunities in digital trade pact: Political science professor David Wolfe talks to Voice of America News about Canada’s bid to join the new Digital Economy Partnership Agreement.
Long-term care homes needed staff during COVID-19, so they turned to gig workers: Associate professor of sociology Cynthia Cranford talks to the Toronto Star about how the ‘Uber-ization’ of health care put clients and caregivers at risk.
The dark history of Canada's Food Guide: A CBC News story about how experiments on Indigenous children shaped nutrition policy mentions a study co-authored by associate professor of anthropology Tracey Galloway.
Taxpayers covering Patrick Brown’s lavish spending on newsletters and greeting cards: Assistant Professor Lilia Topouzova, of the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, says cultural and economic factors impact outreach tactics for elected officials, via Yahoo! News.
Traffic stops by police still disproportionately affect people of colour, says assistant professor of sociology Akwasi Owusu-Bempah in an interview with CBC Radio’s Day 6 program.
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