en-us UTSC Story, News and Events Channel http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca University of Toronto @ Scarbrough Story feed Service Copyright 2017 University of Toronto. Some Rights Reserved. OSE_LOGIN_TITLE 60 UTSC Story, News and Events Channel http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/images/images/utsc_websignature.jpg http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca News: The importance of bacteria: Q ... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9590 Often the public see bacteria as mere agents of disease. But according to University of Toronto of Scarborough Professor Roberta Fulthorpe, the vast majority should be viewed as beneficial. Fulthorpe, a microbial ecologist, first joined the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences DPES in 1994.From 2010 to 2017, she led the DPESEnvironmental Science graduate programs ndash first as Associate Graduate Chair for two years, then as Graduate Chair for five years. Her early research focus... Raquel A. Russell News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:04:25 EDT News: Interactive display brings 3 bi... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9588 A new interactive display called Rock Walk is bringing 3 billion years of Ontariorsquos geological history to life at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The display, which is the brainchild of Geology Professor Nick Eyles, includes 38 rocks in a landscaped display as well as signs with information for each. ldquoIn many ways Canada is all about geology,rdquo says Eyles, who has hosted several geology documentaries for the CBC and has received awards for communicating science to the public... Don Campbell News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:46:34 EDT External Link: U of T Scarborough eco... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=9591 U of T Scarborough economist to lead Queen's Park review of child care affordability... Unknown Author External Link Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:00:38 EDT News: Students Get Creative at ARTSID... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2314 Call it a creative success. The 3rd annual ARTSIDEOUT on October 7 was a hit this year as students, staff and faculty enthusiastically experienced concerts, installations and art work spread across disciplines around the UTSC campus. Organizer Leo Lam says the event offers participants unique opportunities for wider exposure, involvement and networking outside of the campusrsquo traditional art venues. ldquoYou get to see performances, interact with student... By Karen Ho News Mon, 18 Oct 2010 08:00:00 EDT News: Renowned writer Michael Helm is... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=1011 by Mary Ann Gratton Acclaimed Canadian writer Michael Helm is at U of T Scarborough this winter as a Writer in Residence and the 2008 Snider Visiting Artist. The novelist and essayist was a finalist for the Giller Prize for his novel, The Projectionist, in 1997.Helmrsquos novel, In the Place of Last Things, was a finalist for the Rogers Writersrsquo Trust Fiction Prize in 2004 and for a regional Commonwealth Writersrsquo Prize for Best Book. Helm is teaching a course on campus this term and... Unknown Author News Sat, 15 Mar 2008 00:00:00 EST News: Insight into Alzheimers... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=3118 Researchers at the University of Toronto Scarborough UTSC and Osaka University applied a new approach to take a close look at amyloid plaque formation, a process that plays important roles in Alzheimerrsquos disease. The technique would greatly aid the development and screening for novel therapeutics that can manipulate the formation of the toxic amyloid aggregates. Anthony Veloso, Prof. Kagan Kermanrsquos PhD student in Chemistry, used a laser to trap amyloid-beta peptides and examined them ... Kurt Kleiner News Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 EDT Research: Crowdsourcing science: PhD ... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2686 Devin Bloom is not your typical Facebook user. The Ph.D. candidate in evolutionary biology at the University of Toronto Scarborough UTSC only posts sporadically to the site, and he wouldnrsquot even have a personal Facebook page if his little sister hadnrsquot secretly set one up for him. But recently, while on a scientific expedition to the remote jungles of Guyana, Bloom helped illuminate a powerful new use for the social networking tool. As a result, technology-averse biologists around the... A. Westoll Research Tue, 19 Apr 2011 00:00:00 EDT Research: Professor and PhD student n... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=2629 Congratulations to UTSC computer science professor Nick Koudas and doctoral student Nilesh Bansal, who were recently named University of Toronto Inventors of the Year for 2011. The pair received the inaugural award along with eight other U of T faculty from areas as diverse as chemistry, engineering and medicine. Koudas and Bansal were honoured for their innovations in social media analytics, specifically tools they built that use data mining and content aggregation technology to perform adv... A. Westoll Research Mon, 21 Mar 2011 08:00:00 EST External Link: U of T honours 356 emp... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4974 U of T honours 356 employees reaching long service anniversaries... Unknown Author External Link Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:31:41 EDT News: Gough elected UTSC Campus Counc... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4949 Effective July 1, 2013, a UTM Campus Council and a UTSC Campus Council will replace the existing UTM Erindale College Council and the UTSC Faculty Council.The new Campus Councils were established by and will report to U of Trsquos Governing Council, and are comparable to its Boards. On behalf of Governing Council, the Campus Councils will exercise governance oversight of campus-specific matters. Professor William Gough will serve as inaugural chair of the University of Toronto Scarborough Cam... Shelley Romoff News Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:26:32 EDT News: UTSC gets smart about commuting... http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=4951 UTSC staff members and students now have a ldquosmartrdquo alternative to use while commuting to and from campus. The City of Torontorsquos Smart Commute Scarborough initiative was recently launched at the Eastern GTA Eco Summit at UTSC. The University of Toronto is one of the inaugural participants. The program encourages alternatives to driving onersquos own car. That includes commuting via public transit, active transit such as walking and biking and carpooling or ridesharing. In partnersh... 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