Connaught Fund injects more than $1 million into U of T research

Committee announces winners of innovation, summer institute awards January 29, 2013 | Jenny Hall The Connaught Fund, the University of Toronto’s premier internal funding program, has announced the results of its Innovation Awards and Summer Institute Awards, investing more than $1 million in projects that span the disciplines. One of the Innovation Award winners is Professor… Read more »

CFI Funding Prizes for New Professors’ Laboratory Equipment Translates to Greater Potential for Scientific Exploration

New IBBME Professors Gilbert, Fernandez-Gonzalez and Yoo invest awards in the future 29 January 2013 A “Cell flow cytometer” and “time lapse microscope” might not sound like much. But to three new core faculty appointments at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), all whom have recently won Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) awards,… Read more »

Paying it Forward

Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowship Luncheon Teaches the Real World Value of Donations 14 January 2013 “Keep your integrity and your reputation,” Mr. Frank Milligan advised a group of Barbara and Frank Milligan Graduate Fellowship winners on January 9th at a luncheon dedicated to celebrating both the scholarship winners and their benefactors. “That’s all… Read more »

Engineering Student Takes Sunnybrook Prize with Biomaterials Discovery

January 11, 2013 | Engineering Ben Ouyang, a fourth-year Engineering Science student (Biomedical Engineering option) has been awarded first prize in the Sunnybrook Prize competition. The national research competition recognizes excellence in undergraduate engineering and physical sciences research and promote careers in biomedical engineering, pitting 10 undergraduate finalists from across Canada against one another. Competitors… Read more »