Gryphons Have a Banner Weekend

This past weekend, University of Guelph athletes won team track and field championship titles for both men and women at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) competition in Toronto, and won bronze medals in national swimming championships in Sherbrooke, Que. Gryphons also won medals in national wrestling championships and a women’s team bronze in OUA Nordic …

University, CUPE 3913 Reach Tentative Agreement

Working together with the assistance of a provincially appointed mediator, the University of Guelph and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3913 have reached a tentative agreement, which now requires ratification by both parties. The University and CUPE 3913, the union that represents teaching assistants and sessional lecturers, have been negotiating a renewal agreement since …

Research Looks at Nuclear Technology as Form of Insect Birth Control

A high-tech form of insect birth control connected to nuclear power could solve a devastating pest problem for Ontario farmers, says a University of Guelph researcher. Prof. Cynthia Scott-Dupree, School of Environmental Sciences, will lead a multi-year study on sterilizing pepper weevils using cobalt-60. Funding for the study was announced today by Bruce Power in …

U of G Melatonin Research Making Headlines

New U of G research on melatonin supplements is making headlines. The study by PhD student Lauren Erland and plant scientist Prof. Praveen Saxena found that most melatonin supplements sold over the counter do not contain the amount of the hormone listed on the label, and about 25 per cent contain unlabelled serotonin. Media reports …