Spring 2016 - Mosaic

Breakthrough thinking

Xiao-an Zhang

A pH imbalance is serious business. Low pH levels can lead to cystic fibrosis, ischemia or cancer. But it’s been difficult to gauge these levels using current technology.

Best of both worlds

Jonathan Stokes, Professor Mandy Meriano, Chinmaya Bhatt

It’s a first: two U of T Scarborough students are about to graduate with both an Environmental Science Bachelor’s degree and a Master in Engineering.

Telling the stories of UTSC

text image reading Stories of UTSC

A special endeavor called the Scarborough Oral History Project shares stories of immigrant women, of community elders, of people who’ve led dramatic lives.

Enabling citizen research

Bettina von Lieres

Inside every citizen dwells a potential researcher. By promoting citizen engagement, an online research platform called Participedia aims to connect these latent researchers with those already in the field.

Did you know?

Pink wall outside Doris McCarthy Gallery

Why was the outside wall of the Doris McCarthy Gallery pink?


Clare Hasenkampf, Ania Tafliovich and Garry Leonard

To many, the job of higher education is to develop informed, thinking citizens. To others, it’s to prepare students for the job market. But why not both?