Connaught Innovation Award
Professor Patrick Gunning is one of nine U of T researchers to receive a Connaught Innovation Award, a prize aimed at accelerating the development of promising technologies and promoting knowledge transfer arising from U of T. Professor Gunning received the award for the development of a rapid diagnostic test for bacterial infections of blood and cerebrospinal fluid.
Mayor’s Youth Speaker Series
Mayor’s Youth Speaker Series Inspiring youth was Professor Gunning’s goal as the featured speaker at Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie’s Youth Speaker Series on November 22. A regular discussion series with prominent Canadians from a variety of sectors, the Mayor’s Youth Speaker Series aims to motivate youth between 14 and 25 years of age and help them navigate the transition to the workforce. Before a sold-out crowd of more than 200, Professor Gunning shared his journey as a