New Associate Vice-President (Research Services) Named

Karina McInnis has been appointed as the University of Guelph’s new associate vice-president (research services). Her appointment begins Sept. 10. McInnis is currently the executive director of university research services at Queen’s University. A renowned leader in Canadian research administration, she has 17 years of experience supporting university researchers. “Ms. McInnis is an outstanding choice for …

Prof Emeritus Named to Order of Canada

A University of Guelph English professor emeritus has been named to the Order of Canada, considered the country’s highest honour for lifetime achievement. Elizabeth Waterston was honoured for her contributions to Canadian literature. The announcement was made by Governor General Julie Payette this past weekend to coincide with Canada Day celebrations. Waterston was named a member …

Prof. Mario Monteiro

Prof Recognized as One of RBC’s Top 25 Immigrants

Prof. Mario Monteiro Prof. Mario Monteiro  received one of  RBC’s Top 25 Immigrant Awards on June 19. The awards are a people’s choice awards program that recognizes inspirational immigrants who have made a positive impact on their communities since arriving in Canada. Monteiro was featured in a recent Canadian Immigrant article that called him one of the world’s …

Salary Anomaly Review Complete

As part of a larger effort supporting an equitable workplace launched in spring 2017 by Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic), the University of Guelph has undertaken a faculty salary anomaly review. Understanding and addressing, where necessary, wage gaps and salary anomalies for members of equity-seeking groups was a major priority, says Yates. The review …

Faculty, Students to Be Honoured at 2018 Spring Convocation Ceremonies

Several University of Guelph faculty members and students will be recognized for teaching, service and academic excellence during the University’s 2018 spring convocation ceremonies, to be held June 12-14. A top faculty award – the John Bell Award – will be presented to Gerarda Darlington, a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, for …

New Associate Vice-President Finance Named

Lori Kimball has been appointed University of Guelph’s new associate vice-president (financial services). Her appointment begins July 3. Kimball will leave her position as deputy minister in the Department of Community and Government Services with the Government of Nunavut to join U of G. “Lori brings extensive financial leadership experience within private and public sectors …

Women of Distinction Honours U of G Women

Twelve of 20 women who received 2018 Women of Distinction Awards last week have University of Guelph connections. The awards recognize and celebrate the achievements of women in Wellington County. They were presented May 3 at the River Run Centre. Prof. Bonnie Mallard received a Lifetime Achievement Award.  She was honoured for her groundbreaking High Immune Response …

Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph speaking at funding announcement

Ontario Government Invests $6 Million in U of G Innovations

Two University of Guelph research collaborations for turning waste into new products and technologies will receive more than $6 million from the Ontario government. Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, made the announcement on campus today.   Funded by the Ontario Research Fund’s Research Excellence program, both initiatives will involve researchers from across U of G …