U of G Update on COVID-19, Travel Restrictions

The University of Guelph continues to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in coordination with federal, provincial and local health and emergency preparedness organizations. There are no confirmed or presumptive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus disease on any U of G campuses or research stations. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has assessed the …

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U of G Monitoring COVID-19 Developments

There are currently no cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at any University of Guelph campuses or research stations and the University is continuing to monitor developments relating to the outbreak. The Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for Canada. The University’s COVID-19 webpage has …

OVC 5th in New World Veterinary College Ranking

The University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has placed fifth worldwide and top in Canada in the 2020 World University Rankings. OVC moved up from seventh place last year. The annual World University Rankings by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) international education network list the world’s best universities in 48 academic subjects. QS looked at …

Engineering Prof Named Woman of Distinction

University of Guelph engineering professor Andrea Bradford is one of several women to be honoured at this year’s YMCA-YWCA of Guelph annual Women of Distinction celebration. Bradford is an internationally recognized water resource engineer who studies water management for wetlands and rivers. She researches urban water systems, low-impact development, and stream and wetland restoration. The …

Collection at Centre for Biodiversity Genomics Surpasses 5 Million Specimens

The Centre for Biodiversity Genomics’ natural history collection at U of G reached an important milestone in February, processing its five millionth barcoded specimen. The CBG’s collections unit has sorted, processed and archived barcoded specimens from around the world since 2006. Since then, the globally unique collection has grown steadily, with each specimen fully digitized, …