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U of G Researcher Receives Funding to Fight Fungal Diseases

A University of Guelph microbiologist researching new approaches to fighting microbial infections will receive a 2020 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award. Prof. Jennifer Geddes-McAlister has been named one of three recipients of a Jarislowsky Fellowship – Banting Discovery Award, a one-year grant that provides up to $25,000 to support early-career investigators in addressing a health …

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U of G Arboretum Reopening for Outdoor Events 

The Arboretum at the University of Guelph, a popular green space among the campus and broader community, is reopening for outdoor events. Beginning Aug. 8, the Arboretum will offer outdoor venue rentals for external activities on a restricted basis. Director Justine Richardson said the University is allowing the picturesque grounds to again be open for …

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U of G Recognized as Top 5 Best HR Schools in Canada

The human resources program in U of G’s Department of Management has been recognized as one of the Top 5 best HR schools in Canada by Your Workplace magazine.   The July-August edition of the magazine notes that the human resources management program is offered with the Bachelor of Commerce program at the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics  Nita Chhinzer, …

U of G Researcher Studying Nutraceuticals in Fighting COVID-19 Virus Awarded Funding

A simple virus-fighting pill taken before boarding an airplane or entering a hospital or grocery store to ward off infection from the virus that causes COVID-19 could result from a University of Guelph project that has received more than $200,000 in federal funding. Food science professor Paul Spagnuolo will receive a one-year, $211,250 award to study nutraceuticals that may prevent infection. Nutraceuticals are bioactive molecules from food that help promote health or help fight diseases. …