The intersection of business and tech

Collaboration between business and technology has been steadily increasing in the industry over the last few years. Experts from technological backgrounds such as computer...

The legendary Professor Judith Poë

“They call me a legend,” says Judith C. Poë, a beloved professor of chemistry at UTM. Poë, who joined the UTM faculty in...

From compositional art to readymades

As outlined in Rosalind Krauss’s opening line to a chapter dedicated to Marcel Duchamp’s Etant Donnés in “Art since 1900,” a textbook she co-wrote...

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...

Why have civil wars persisted for centuries?

There are plenty of examples of destructive civil wars that bring deaths and economical and societal rupture to the countries that experience them. This...

Another step towards net-zero carbon

As environmental awareness increases, so does the need to act and reduce our carbon impact on the Earth. The University of Toronto has launched...

The horrifying history of Halloween

On October 31 of every year, Halloween is celebrated by many around the world. The popular holiday’s origins date back to Samhain, an...

Are we all zombies?

For Halloween this year, UTM students welcomed award-winning lecturer and cognitive scientist Dr. John Vervaeke to give a talk on how humans are all...

Anthropology, health, and dressing up

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

UTM launches huge data collection project

Amid the climate crisis and rising concern amongst the academic community and the public, UTM’s Centre for Urban Environments (CUE) is launching a new...

The bizarre sleeping habits of humans

Dr. David Samson, assistant anthropology professor at UTM, won the Roger Broughton Young Investigator award at the World Sleep Society’s conference in Vancouver this...

Reflexive behaviours and the visual system

Dr. Baohua Liu recently joined the UTM faculty as an assistant professor in the Department of Biology. The Medium sat down with him...
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