U of G Hosting Indigenous Scholars Lecture Series

Three noted Indigenous scholars will discuss this Friday research related to legal and relational responses to gendered violence and settler colonialism for an online lecture as part of the University of Guelph’s Indigenous Scholars Lecture Series. The lecture series is intended to create a space for U of G students to hear from leading Indigenous …

U of G Technology to Provide High-Volume COVID-19 Testing Under Partnership with LifeLabs

High-volume testing for the COVID-19 virus and its variants will be launched through a new partnership between Multiplex Genomics Inc. — a biotechnology company based on University of Guelph-developed research — and LifeLabs.   The collaboration will enable Multiplex Genomics to boost Ontario’s COVID-19 testing capacity by 50,000 tests per day by mid-2021.  “This new alliance will lead to unprecedented testing capacity …

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U of G Awards Research Leadership Chairs

Thirteen University of Guelph faculty members studying everything from COVID-19 in pets to Indigenous environmental governance have been named Research Leadership Chairs (RLC) by the University. “The RLC program promotes and sustains the groundbreaking research happening at the University of Guelph. These outstanding researchers have remarkable records of excellence in their respective disciplines, and we …

Dr. Meghan McMurtry

U of G Psychology Professor Contributes to New WHO Guidelines on Managing Chronic Pain in Children

A University of Guelph psychology professor has contributed to new World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for managing chronic pain in children. Dr. Meghan McMurtry, who researches pain and health in children and adolescents, was the sole psychologist on the WHO panel that drafted the guidelines, which present the current scientific evidence and recommendations for best …

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U of G Grad Student Wins National Emerging Painter Award

Azadeh Elmizadeh, a recent graduate of the University of Guelph’s master of fine art program, is the 2020 recipient of the Joseph Plaskett post-graduate award in painting, which recognizes exceptional emerging Canadian painters in a graduate program. This is the fourth time in the last 10 years that a U of G MFA student has …

U of G Professor Recognized for Veterinary Guidance During Pandemic

An expert in infectious disease at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is being recognized for his work supporting Ontario veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Scott Weese, director of U of G’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and a veterinary internal medicine specialist in the Department of Pathobiology, has received the …

Forbes Ranks U of G Among Top Canadian Employers

The University of Guelph is Canada’s top employer among higher education institutions and one of the best employers overall in Canada, according to Forbes magazine. The University placed fourth overall in the Canada’s Best Employers ranking released today. U of G was the top-ranked university on the list, with the University of Toronto placing fifth …

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Message From President Yates on Sexual Violence Reports

Dear members of the University of Guelph community: I am writing to you all today to share some important information. During the last several months, the University of Guelph has been working diligently to review our policies and procedures related to sexual violence. Today, the University is sharing two important reports containing recommendations that will …

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Provincewide Shutdown and Stay-at-Home Order in Effect, U of G Teaching, Services Affected

Updated: January 13, 2021 University of Guelph services and activities continue to be affected by the provincewide shutdown and the recently announced stay-at-home order that will last at least 28 days. To keep the U of G community informed, we are posting updates to the “University of Guelph Measures During COVID-19 Provincewide Shutdown” section on …

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New U of G Professorship Focuses on Companion Animal Nutrition

Dr. Caitlin Grant aims to ensure that pets eat right and that veterinarians have the information they need to provide sound advice to pet owners about the importance of proper nutrition for companion animal health. The three-time University of Guelph grad has joined the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) as the holder of the new  Nestlé Purina Professorship in Companion Animal Nutrition. Nestlé …