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Professor Tracy Rogers in UTM's Department of Anthropology/Director of Forensics

Fall 2018

Inside this Issue

VIEW to the U:
An eye on UTM Research

The Office of the Vice-Principal Research podcast showcases
U of T Mississauga research. 

On this edition of the podcast, Professor Tracy Rogers plots her research path that has led to her place as forensic anthropologist at the University of Toronto Mississauga and as a consultant with the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

She discusses her broad program of research that touches on several areas, including identifying skeletal remains, analyzing bone composition, and investigating skeletal health. She also addresses why women may be particularly drawn to Forensic Science.

The UTM Office of the Vice-Principal, Research is hosting its 
Annual Research Prize Symposium 
on Thursday, November 29, from 1 to 3 pm in Council Chambers, DV-3130.
The three Research Prize winners will give presentations on their work.
A reception will follow.
Professor Sarah Rauscher from the Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences applies principles from physics and chemistry to discovering the structures and dynamics of disordered proteins. 

Read more about her work, which is funded by NSERC and Compute Canada, in "Defining the shapes of shapeshifting proteins." 
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The Power of Positivity in People.

Professor Jennifer StellarDepartment of Psychology, talks about her work exploring the power of positive behaviour in people and the benefits to well being and health.

Listen to VIEW to the U podcast, which features Women in Academia for its second season.

Upcoming Deadlines & Awards Information

  • The Connaught New Research Award application is due December 3, 2018.
  • The MRA form for the SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant is due by Research Services's internal deadline 12 PM on December 10, 2018. The internal deadline to submit the online SSHRC application is 12 PM on December 13, 2018.
  • The  AGE-WELL Core Research Program (2020-2025) Call for Proposals are due by the internal UofT deadline of December 22, 2018.
  • The MRA form for the SSHRC Connection Grant is due by Research Services's internal deadline 12 PM on January 25, 2019. The internal deadline to submit the online SSHRC application is 9 AM on January 30, 2019.
  • The MRA form for the SSHRC Insight Development Grant Insight Development Grant is due by Research Services's internal deadline 9 AM on January 28, 2019. The internal deadline to submit the online SSHRC application is 9 AM on February 1, 2019.
  • The MRA form for the SSHRC Partnership Grant Stage 1 is due by Research Services's internal deadline 12 PM on February 8, 2019. The sponsor deadline is February 15, 2019.
Calling all academics

Communicate your research with "journalistic flair" via a platform that reaches a broader audience and gives you final say: consider submitting an article related to your work to The Conversation Canada.

To see an example, in November Professor Andrea Olive from UTM's Departments of Political Science and Geography contributed the article
"Sticker shock: Conservation costs and policy complications."

New & Notable

Anthropology Biology / Biomedical Communications Chemical & Physical Sciences English & Drama Geography Historical Studies
  • Professor Nicole Charles is one of the organizers of Black Technoscience “Here,” which engages with the rich body of aesthetic, artistic and scholarly work on (anti)blackness, science, technology, material cultures, health, consent and ethics both within North America and throughout the African diaspora to collectively question what it means to activate black technoscience thought “here,” in Toronto, at this moment, within the confines of the neoliberal university.  
  • Professor J. Barton Scott is this year's Research Prize recipient in the Humanities. 
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  • Professors Tracy Rogers, Director of the Forensic Science Program and in the Department of Anthropology, and Jennifer Stellar from the Department of Psychology were both recently featured on VIEW to the U podcast, which has now over 7280 listens.
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