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2020 Chancellor’s and President’s Scholars Recognized

Sixteen incoming undergraduate students at the University of Guelph received top 2020 entrance awards in a virtual event held Sept. 17. Fourteen students received President’s Scholarships, which recognize high school achievements, leadership abilities and citizenship activities. Two students received the Lincoln Alexander Chancellor’s Scholarship, named for former long-time chancellor Lincoln Alexander. The award recognizes top …

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U of G’s DNA Barcoding Systems Awarded Funding for Major Infrastructure

The University of Guelph’s Centre for Biodiversity Genomics (CBG) has received $376,000 to revamp data platforms that support DNA barcoding work around the world. Major infrastructure enhancements will allow the centre’s systems to better exchange and use data stored in two informatics platforms at CBG, a global leader in genomics. “This award will make it …

U of G Expert in Cardiovascular Research, Circadian Medicine Named to Prestigious Chair

Prof. Tami Martino, a University of Guelph researcher investigating new treatments for heart disease using circadian biology, has been awarded the Distinguished Chair in Molecular Cardiovascular Research. A professor in the Ontario Veterinary College’s (OVC) Department of Biomedical Sciences and founding director of U of G’s Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations (CCVI), Martino applies circadian biology …

Five U of G Research Projects Awarded Federal Funding

The federal government will invest more than $740,000 in five University of Guelph research projects, ranging from improving precision agriculture to understanding permafrost melt to creating super-strong materials made from biomass. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will fund the projects through its John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), which helps universities retain leading faculty …

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University, CUPE 3913 Reach Tentative Agreement

The University of Guelph and CUPE 3913 Units 1 and 2, the union representing teaching assistants, graduate service assistants and sessional lecturers, have reached a tentative agreement. The tentative agreement now requires ratification by both parties. The University deeply values its teaching assistants, graduate service assistants and sessional lecturers and their important contributions to the …