Invasive Species Awareness Day 2018: What you need to know

Friday, April 20 - 2018
Our local ecosystem is teeming with invasive species. In fact, many of Ontario’s most common species are non-native, brought here by accident or on purpose.   Plants in the fields, fish in our lakes…

Changes to immigration act fall well short, says U of T Scarborough expert

Thursday, April 19 - 2018
This past Monday federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). The changes, which relate to Section 38(1) of the act, will ease…

Study on adolescent impulsivity earns prestigious award for U of T Scarborough researcher

Wednesday, April 18 - 2018
Dr. Arruda-Carvalho came to Canada in 2007 to complete her PhD, and has been an assistant professor at U of T since 2016.

History student mixes culture and technology to trace history of enigmatic noodles

Tuesday, April 17 - 2018
When Andy Liu, a fourth year U of T Scarborough student specializing in history, entered the Magic Noodle restaurant for dinner one night, he was met by the sounds of a chef smashing dough onto a…

Workplace anxiety isn’t always a bad thing – in some cases it can help boost employee performance

Monday, April 16 - 2018
New research on anxiety in the workplace has uncovered some intriguing findings: in some instances it can help boost employee performance.   “There are a lot of theories and models of anxiety that…

The memory part of the brain may also hold clues for anxiety and depression

Friday, April 13 - 2018
The hippocampus is an area of the brain commonly linked with memory and dementia. But new U of T Scarborough research finds that it may also yield important clues about a range of mental health…

Unique project aims to build empathy by sharing personal stories

Tuesday, April 10 - 2018
For Mitch Robert George, also known as Red Pine Spirit Man of the Turtle Clan, community is a source of healing. At the recent Hart House Human Library Project, he shared parts of his story in hopes…

U of T Anthropologist donates gift to Tamil Studies at U of T Scarborough

Thursday, April 5 - 2018
U of T Faculty member Brenda Beck has spent a lifetime studying South Asia, specializing in the culture of the Tamils and the Indian state Tamil Nadu.  She has dedicated much of her work to deepening…

Can the pursuit of happiness make us feel unhappy?

Monday, April 2 - 2018
New research finds that getting caught up in the pursuit of happiness may end up making us feel, well, a little unhappier. “The annoying thing about happiness for people interested in pursuing it is…

Prestigious grant awarded to neurobiology researcher at U of T Scarborough

Thursday, March 29 - 2018
Research into the neural basis of zebrafish behaviour that began at U of T Scarborough in 2015 has been bolstered by additional funding thanks to an award from the Human Frontier Science Program (…

Landmark report calls on the province to make licensed child care more affordable

Wednesday, March 28 - 2018
A new report authored by a U of T Scarborough economist is calling on Queen’s Park to provide free licensed child care in Ontario for children age 2 1/2 to kindergarten. The report, authored by…

Funding for green projects will improve energy efficiency in the Andrews Building

Tuesday, March 27 - 2018
U of T Scarborough is getting a financial boost to make the heating and cooling system in the Andrews Building more energy efficient, helping to cut campus greenhouse gas production in the process.…