Saturday, December 4, 2021

Bismah Rizvi

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  • Associate Features Editor (2019/20)

Contributions

In conversation with David Swanston

A professor known to all business students, David Swanston runs two businesses alongside lecturing in the management department at the University of Toronto Mississauga. This week,...

Researching the impact of politics on land

Dr. Andrea Olive is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at UTM and an associate professor in the Department of Geography. Her work encompasses...

Why the Wet’suwet’en are protesting

On February 6, 2020, the RCMP entered Wet’suwet’en territory—without the Indigenous nation’s consent—to enforce construction of the Coastal GasLink Project, a pipeline for exporting gas in northern...

Does mixed-use zoning increase affordability?

Dr. Tara Vinodrai, an associate professor of geography at UTM and a faculty member of the Innovation Policy Lab, received the best article award at the...

Dr. Marc Johnson’s family of scientists

A research paper on the role of spines in seed dispersal was recently published in Ecology and Evolution. The authors:  Dr. Marc Johnson, an associate professor...

Mechanisms behind modern meditation

As determined from research and personal experience, meditation and mindfulness practices have numerous benefits in terms of stress reduction and wellbeing. “We don’t have to prove that...

On Iran-US relations

On January 3, 2020, the U.S. government assassinated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq. On January 8, Iran retaliated by firing...

Religion TA Anna Cwikla honoured

Anna Cwikla, a Ph.D. candidate and a course instructor at the University of Toronto, is the 2018-2019 recipient of the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for...

Self-driving cars and field robotics

Imagine a robot executing an order such as finding a coral head in an ocean. This is one of the projects Dr. Florian Shkurti, an...

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 significant contributions...

Anthropology, health, and dressing up

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

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 September. The...

Discrimination in the 2019 federal election

The upcoming 2019 federal election marks the first time a racialized party leader is running for office. The Medium sat down with Dr. Randy Besco,...

PM Trudeau in hot water over blackface

On September 18, 2019, TIME magazine released an image of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface makeup at a school event. Two more images...

Exploring medicine and immigration

Dr. Vincent Kuuire, an assistant professor in UTM’s geography department, recently received the prestigious Canada Research Chair (CRC) award. As a CRC recipient, the Government of...

Experience fair garners mixed opinions

UTM’s Career Center hosted the annual Get Experience Fair last Wednesday. This year, over 80 organizations set up booths around the RAWC and shared opportunities available...

Tensions running high in Kashmir siege

Kashmir, a state bordering India, Pakistan, and China, has been victim to dispute over who should govern it since 1947 when India and Pakistan gained independence...

In conversation with David Swanston

A professor known to all business students, David Swanston runs two businesses alongside lecturing in the management department at the University of Toronto Mississauga. This week,...

Researching the impact of politics on land

Dr. Andrea Olive is the Chair of the Department of Political Science at UTM and an associate professor in the Department of Geography. Her work encompasses...

Why the Wet’suwet’en are protesting

On February 6, 2020, the RCMP entered Wet’suwet’en territory—without the Indigenous nation’s consent—to enforce construction of the Coastal GasLink Project, a pipeline for exporting gas in northern...

Does mixed-use zoning increase affordability?

Dr. Tara Vinodrai, an associate professor of geography at UTM and a faculty member of the Innovation Policy Lab, received the best article award at the...

Dr. Marc Johnson’s family of scientists

A research paper on the role of spines in seed dispersal was recently published in Ecology and Evolution. The authors:  Dr. Marc Johnson, an associate professor...

Mechanisms behind modern meditation

As determined from research and personal experience, meditation and mindfulness practices have numerous benefits in terms of stress reduction and wellbeing. “We don’t have to prove that...

On Iran-US relations

On January 3, 2020, the U.S. government assassinated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq. On January 8, Iran retaliated by firing...

Religion TA Anna Cwikla honoured

Anna Cwikla, a Ph.D. candidate and a course instructor at the University of Toronto, is the 2018-2019 recipient of the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for...

Self-driving cars and field robotics

Imagine a robot executing an order such as finding a coral head in an ocean. This is one of the projects Dr. Florian Shkurti, an...

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 significant contributions...

Anthropology, health, and dressing up

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

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 September. The...

Discrimination in the 2019 federal election

The upcoming 2019 federal election marks the first time a racialized party leader is running for office. The Medium sat down with Dr. Randy Besco,...

PM Trudeau in hot water over blackface

On September 18, 2019, TIME magazine released an image of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface makeup at a school event. Two more images...

Exploring medicine and immigration

Dr. Vincent Kuuire, an assistant professor in UTM’s geography department, recently received the prestigious Canada Research Chair (CRC) award. As a CRC recipient, the Government of...

Experience fair garners mixed opinions

UTM’s Career Center hosted the annual Get Experience Fair last Wednesday. This year, over 80 organizations set up booths around the RAWC and shared opportunities available...

Tensions running high in Kashmir siege

Kashmir, a state bordering India, Pakistan, and China, has been victim to dispute over who should govern it since 1947 when India and Pakistan gained independence...

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