Greenhouse Gas Research Gets $2.2 Million in Federal Support

University of Guelph researchers developing creative ways to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions received more than $2.2 million from the federal government today. Lloyd Longfield, MP for Guelph, made the announcement on campus on behalf of Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay. In total, the government will invest more than $25 million from the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program …

Student Job Learning, Accessibility Part of Provincial Budget

Student learning, job opportunities and accessibility were highlights in the provincial budget released today. University of Guelph president Franco Vaccarino says those priorities show the Ontario government understands the importance of investing in the country’s greatest resource – its students. “The future prosperity of this province and this country, everything from economic health to quality …

Food and Agricultural Economics Prof Discusses Donald Trump, Canadian Dairy Industry

The call by U.S. President Donald Trump to overturn Canada’s dairy supply quota system was the focus of a Globe and Mail interview April 22 and a Business News Network interview with Prof. Michael von Massow April 19. Von Massow was also interviewed by the Canadian Press the same day, generating news reports by CityNews.ca and the National Post, …

Provincial PC Party Leader Visits U of G

Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, visited the University of Guelph Wednesday along with three other MPPs. They met with U of G president Franco Vaccarino and other University administrators, as well as students and faculty from the School of Engineering and Department of Food Science. Brown requested the tour to …

Master’s Student Places in Top Five in Ontario Three-Minute Thesis Competition

A University of Guelph graduate student looking at ways to safely preserve fruit longer has placed fifth in the regional 3MT (Three-Minute Thesis) competition. Shanthanu Krishnakumar, a plant agriculture master’s student, took fifth place at the Ontario competition, held at the University of Waterloo April 12. He will compete in the finals to be held …

U of G Welcomes Science Panel Recommendations

A report on federal government support of fundamental research unveiled this week is welcomed by the University of Guelph, said Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research). The report, Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research, was issued yesterday in Ottawa by the Fundamental Science Review panel. It makes 35 recommendations on research governance and …