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Paper of the Month

Connecting Our Graduate Students’ Research

Master's and doctoral candidates across the Faculty of Science are publishing the results of their investigations in Canadian and international journals. Each month, we present a short synopsis of one of their recent publications.

High-Level Hide & Seek: Mathematics’ Take on a Classic (Mathematics, May 2020)

Detecting Vulnerability in Ethereum Smart Contracts (Computer Science, April 2020)

Novel Imaging Concept Has Potential to Increase Accuracy in Cancer Treatment  (Biomedical Physics, March 2020)

New Insight into Cell Mechanics Boosts Cancer-Killing Drug Therapy (Molecular Science, February 2020)

Mathematical Fluid Mechanics: Predicting the Properties of Flow (Mathematics, January 2020)

New Methodology  Improves Measurement Accuracy of Phosphorus Levels in Ontario Waters (Environmental Applied Science and Management, December 2019)

Missing Persons Search: Drones to the Rescue (Computer Science, November 2019)

A Novel Method for Better Understanding the Behaviour of Acoustically Excited Bubbles (Biomedical Physics, October 2019)

Research Team Uses Bacterial Enzymes to Boost the Expression of Human Polysialyltransferase (Molecular Science, September 2019)

Predator-prey dynamics: Advancing ecological sustainability through mathematical modelling (Mathematics, August 2019)

Smart Home Apps: Detecting Potential Data Leaks Before Danger Strikes (Computer Science, July 2019)

Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping – Quest for a CT-free Cancer Treatment Workflow (Biomedical Physics, June 2019)

Uncovering the Spread of Superbugs in the Environment – a Snapshot of Ontario Water Sources (Molecular Science, May 2019)

Evolving Game Theory From Selfish to Socially Aware Agents (Mathematics, April 2019)

Addressing the “Trust Issue” with Cloud Server Provider’s Technical Logs (Computer Science, March 2019)

Exploring the Effects of Microgravity on Astronaut’s Eyesight Using Advanced Multispectral Photoacoustic Imaging (Biomedical Physics, February 2019)

Ryerson Researchers Further Next-Generation Solar Cell Research (Molecular Science, January 2019)

Advancing Methods of Risk Measurement for Financial Institutions (Mathematics, November 2018)

Using Deep Learning to Recommend Discussion Threads to Users in an Online Forum (Computer Science, October 2018)

Cancer Radiotherapy: Evaluating the Biological Impact of Scattered Radiation in Current Methods (Biomedical Physics, September 2018)

Studying the Role of Hif1 in Human Health, Disease and Therapy (Molecular Science, August 2018)

Ryerson Mathematicians Make Advances in Disease Epidemic Modelling (Mathematics, July 2018)

Ryerson Researchers Contribute to the Quest for Ever-Better WiFi via IEEE 802.11ac Research (Computer Science, June 2018)

Using Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence (TXRF) to Quantify Nanoparticle Uptake (Biomedical Physics, May 2018)

Studying Bromodomain-Containing Proteins in Tetrahymena to Advance Drug Treatment for Diseases Linked to Parasitic Protozoa (Molecular Science, April 2018)

Using Mathematical Modelling to Advance Fluid Mechanics (Mathematics, March 2018)

Towards Greener Data Mining Services (Computer Science, February 2018)

Applying Machine Learning to Preoperative Treatment Plans in Prostate Brachytherapy (Biomedical Physics, January 2018)

Making Light- and Moisture-Stable Inorganic Tin Polymers (Molecular Science, December 2017)

Ryerson mathematicians develop faster algorithm to solve constraint satisfaction problems (CSPs) (Mathematics, November 2017)

Using DCNN-Based Methods to Extract Software Usage Information   (Computer Science, October 2017)

Improving Techniques to Detect the Presence of Circulating Tumour Cells   (Biomedical Physics, September 2017)

Investigating the Role of PIKfyve in the Immune Function of Neutrophils (Molecular Science, August 2017)

Using Twitter Data to Test the Efficiency of Recommender Systems (Computer Science, June 2017)

Can Photoacoustic Imaging Be Useful in Cancer Treatment Monitoring? (Biomedical Physics, May 2017)

Furthering cancer research: A Ryerson team studies the regulation of signaling phospholipids (Molecular Science, April 2017)

Using Mathematics and Engineering to Study Blood Flow in Constricted Vessels (Mathematics, March 2017)

Medical Devices & Biofilms: Exploring a New Synergistic Treatment (Biomedical Physics, January 2017)

How to Harness Endless Streams of Real-Time Data? Ryerson Researchers Explore “Immune Programming” (Computer Science, December 2016)

Ultrasound Imaging: Ryerson Researchers Explore Novel Methods to Overcome Current Limitations (Biomedical Physics, November 2016)

Ryerson researchers develop new strategies for protecting humans from E. coli pathogens (Molecular Science, October 2016)

Advancing Computer Vision: Ryerson Researchers Go Deeper with “Deep Learning” (Computer Science, August 2016)

Advances in Functional Brain Imaging: Ryerson Researchers Test a Proposed Hyperspectral Functional NIRS (fNIRS) System (Biomedical Physics, July 2016)

More effective chemotherapy drugs? Studying the role of human equilibrative nucleoside transporter 1 (Molecular Science, June 2016)

Providing powerful simulation tools to life sciences and medical researchers (Applied Mathematics, May 2016)

The role of workload prediction in reducing datacentre energy costs (Computer Science, April 2016)

Ryerson researchers develop first-of-its-kind lensless platform for tissue imaging (Biomedical Physics, March 2016)

Gaining Insight into How Our Immune Cells Tune the Efficiency of Presenting Antigens (Molecular Science, February 2016)

Spreading Municipal Biosolids on Agricultural Soils – A Sustainable Waste Management Strategy or Threat to Our Streams and Lakes? (Environmental Applied Science and Management, December 2015)

Making Wireless Sensor Networks “Immortal” – A Novel Communication and Recharging Protocol (Computer Science, November 2015)

Plugging in to the Sun: Designing Next-generation Photovoltaic Materials (Molecular Science, September 2015)

Tackling the Worldwide Big Data Storage Problem (Computer Science, May 2015)

Understanding the Nonlinear Dynamics of Microbubbles in Clinical Ultrasound Applications (Biomedical Physics, April 2015)

Taking out the Rubbish: New Insights into Vacuolar Acidification (Molecular Science, March 2015)

Moving Randomly in Three Dimensions (Applied Mathematics, February 2015)

Invasive Aquatic Plants in the Aquarium and Ornamental Pond Industries (Environmental Applied Science and Management, January 2015)

Search-and-Rescue Algorithm: Detecting Access Holes in Disaster Rubble (Computer Science, December 2014)

Photoacoustic Detection and Optical Spectroscopy of HIFU Lesions (Biomedical Physics, November 2014)