Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Bismah Rizvi

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In conversation with David Swanston

A professor known to all business students, David Swanston runs two businesses alongside lecturing in the management department at the University of Toronto Mississauga....

Researching the impact of politics on land

Dr. Andrea Olive is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at UTM and an associate professor in the Department of Geography....

Why the Wet’suwet’en are protesting

On February 6, 2020, the RCMP entered Wet’suwet’en territory—without the Indigenous nation’s consent—to enforce construction of the Coastal GasLink Project, a pipeline for exporting...

Does mixed-use zoning increase affordability?

Dr. Tara Vinodrai, an associate professor of geography at UTM and a faculty member of the Innovation Policy Lab, received the best article award...

Dr. Marc Johnson’s family of scientists

A research paper on the role of spines in seed dispersal was recently published in Ecology and Evolution. The authors:  Dr. Marc Johnson, an...

Mechanisms behind modern meditation

As determined from research and personal experience, meditation and mindfulness practices have numerous benefits in terms of stress reduction and wellbeing. “We don’t have...

On Iran-US relations

On January 3, 2020, the U.S. government assassinated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq. On January 8, Iran retaliated...

Religion TA Anna Cwikla honoured

Anna Cwikla, a Ph.D. candidate and a course instructor at the University of Toronto, is the 2018-2019 recipient of the June Scott Teaching Excellence...

Self-driving cars and field robotics

Imagine a robot executing an order such as finding a coral head in an ocean. This is one of the projects Dr. Florian...

Cartography, rebels, and African history

Dr. Julie MacArthur, a historical studies assistant professor at UTM, recently received the UTM Annual Research Prize. The prize recognizes researchers who are making...

Anthropology, health, and dressing up

For Dr. Madeleine Mant, an anthropology lecturer at UTM, “the world is a stage and everyday Halloween.” By lecturing...

Discrimination in the 2019 federal election

The upcoming 2019 federal election marks the first time a racialized party leader is running for office. The Medium sat down with Dr....

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