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Our group consists of analytical, environmental and physical chemists using state-of-the-art instrumentation to study the chemistry of processes involved in… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemistry
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Environmental bioprocess, engineering research
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemical Eng.& Applied Chemistry
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We examine how reciprocal effects of ecological and social factors influence reproductive tactics, life history decisions, physiological performance, and sexual… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Aquatic biogeochemical modelling, plankton ecology, Bayesian inference, fish contamination, watershed science, extreme meteorological events.
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Soil microbiology; Microbial products; Generalists and specialists; Agriculture; Bioremediation; High-throughput sequencing
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Understanding of the biogeochemical cycles that are important for life on Earth
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Earth Sciences
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The role of the stress axis in natural populations; climate change; population regulation; aging, neurogenesis, hibernation, maternal effects and epigenetics;… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Home Department UTSC: Dept-Computer & Mathematical Sci
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The world around us is an amazingly diverse and rich place, but at the same time this diversity is being lost through human activities. I am broadly interested in the… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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ToxicologyMolecular biologyPublic and environmental healthCommunity-based researchExposure assessment and biomonitoring
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Health & Society
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The focus of our research group is spatially explicit carbon and water cycle modeling using remote sensing and other spatial datasets. Atmospheric inverse modeling is… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Geography & Planning
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I am an Earth System scientist studying plant-based processes occurring within the surface boundary layer. The overall goal of my research is to better understand the… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Geography & Planning
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Holocene fluvial and glacial landscape reconstruction using sedimentary archives Reconstruction of extreme events Urbanization impacts on stream erosion River… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Geography & Planning
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Our research is motivated by the need to develop defensible strategies to reduce chemical contaminants in the environment.  To accomplish this aim, we strive to… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Earth Sciences
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Environmental geochemistry of aquatic systems; biogeochemistry; geomicrobiology; modelling of early diagenesis.
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Biodegradation, Biotransformation and Bioremediation of Organic Pollutants
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemical Eng.& Applied Chemistry
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My research examines air pollution using advanced instrumentation and data mining. Our goal is to make key connections between emissions of pollutants, the quality and… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemical Eng.& Applied Chemistry
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My current work revolves around the geological record of pre-Pleistocene ice ages in North America and Africa in particular those of the Neoproterozoic (c. 750 to 600… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemical Eng.& Applied Chemistry
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The research in my group focuses on the recovery and analysis of paleoenvironmental records. These rich archives provide information on past climates, and allow a… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Earth Sciences
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Climate Change in the Eastern Arctic, Numerical ocean and climate modeling, Air Quality in southwestern Ontario, Climate of Toronto, Hurricanes and Climate Change,… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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The use of remote sensing techniques, spatial analysis, climate data, and ecosystem modelling in studies of natural or managed systems
Home Department UTM: Geography, Geomatics and Environment
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I have a number of ongoing research projects in the areas of global governance and environmental politics. In April 2020 I began a new research project on urban… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Political Science
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Agroecology, agrobiodiversity, biogeochemical cycling, plant functional traits, agrarian networks, sustainable agriculture
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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First-principles modelling of light-mater interaction, molecular dynamics on metallic surfaces; quantum computing; development of computational techniques in electronic… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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My research focuses on the structure and composition of ecological communities in aquatic ecosystems. The major emphasis is comparing fish communities in lakes and… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Research and development of a new generation of biosensors to accelerate the discovery of multi target Alzheimer's disease therapeutics modulating amyloid aggregation… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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My research seeks to examine the role of (environmental) science in society,  the science-policy interface, the politics of knowledge co-production, mobilization… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Bioinorganic and Biological Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, & Water Contamination. Our group's research focuses on the design of useful… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Home Department UTM: Geography, Geomatics and Environment
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Home Department UTSG: Statistical Sciences
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Our research focuses on the discovery and interpretation of patterns of biodiversity at a variety of taxonomic and geographical scales. We use historical (phylogenetic… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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I am broadly interested in:1) how to support biodiversity conservation through urban planning and design, and2) how community ecology and biodiversity can be used as a… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Wildlife (especially small mammal and insect) ecology, conservation biology, community ecology, tropical ecology, and landscape ecology.
Home Department UTSG: Daniels Faculty of Arch., Land & Design
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Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
Home Department UTM: Biology
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Biogeochemistry, hydrology, pollution, mercury cycling
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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I am broadly interested in understanding how climate change, land use change and other anthropogenic influences alter the dynamical interactions that shape ecosystems,… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Research in our group applies a range of analytical techniques to address questions about the processes that control the composition of the atmosphere. Our focus is on… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemistry
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Chemistry
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
Home Department UTSG: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Dr. Sherwood Lollar's research in groundwater quality and remediation - specifically investigations of degradation of toxic organic compounds using stable isotopes -… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Earth Sciences
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Broadly speaking, my research focuses on the molecular ecology of aquatic microorganisms. As the major primary producers in freshwater and marine ecosystems,… Read more
Home Department UTM: Biology
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  Healthy and sustainable buildings, Ventilation and indoor air quality in residential and commercial buildings, Control of indoor particulate matter, Secondary… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Civil Engineering
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Molecular Biogeochemistry, Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Metabolomics
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Analytical environmental chemistry. My research centres on the development of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy, with the specific objective to understand… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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My research team conducts primary ecological studies proposed on insect-insect and insect-plant interactions here, work that elucidates key mechanisms driving changes… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Daniels Faculty of Arch., Land & Design
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Atmosphere-cryosphere interactions Stratosphere-troposphere coupling Polar climate change Atmospheric general circulation
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Home Department UTSG: Dept of Physics
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Research in our group lies at the interface of mechano-microbiology and materials-biosystems interactions. We use a multifaceted and integrative approach to quantify,… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Laura Tozer’s research tries to understand how we can accelerate action to address the climate crisis. She studies the policies and politics that can help us stop using… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Health & Society
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Paris climate agreement sets as a target achieving net-negative global emissions by year 2070. This will require tremendous effort not only on transitioning all… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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The research program at my laboratory focuses on environmental fungi (e.g., in aquatic systems) and host-microbe interactions. We seek to understand the genetic make-up… Read more
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Biological Sciences
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Environmental organic chemistry.
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Environmental fluid dynamics.
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci
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Home Department UTM: Geography, Geomatics and Environment
Home Department UTSG: School of the Environment
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Earth Sciences
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I am interested in the Earth's carbon cycle, which is the flow of carbon (generally in the form of carbon dioxide) between the land, oceans and atmosphere.… Read more
Home Department UTSG: Dept of Physics
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Chemical probes for biomedical imaging, including Magnetic Resonance and optical imaging. Multifunctional diagnostic and therapeutic agents.
Home Department UTSC: Dept-Physical & Environmental Sci