U of G Providing Support to Grad Students

For many University of Guelph graduate students, the COVID-19 pandemic upended summer research and study plans and some workplace practicums. By providing various forms of support from “practicum pivots” to tuition top-ups, U of G has aimed to help graduate students continue their programs and maintain progress despite this year’s unprecedented events. Most importantly, University faculty members have recommitted their existing funding of thesis-based …

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U of G Modelling Predicts COVID-19 Resurgence If Physical Distancing Relaxed

If physical distancing measures in Ontario are relaxed too much or too quickly, the province could see hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients as well as exponential growth in deaths, concludes new research involving a University of Guelph infectious disease modeller. The findings, contained in a research letter published in Annals of Internal Medicine, suggest that …

U of G Project to Predict Future COVID-19 Impacts on Canada’s Health-Care System

Predicting COVID-19 impacts on Canada’s health-care system as provinces tackle restarting economies without spurring a resurgence of coronavirus cases is the goal of a federally funded artificial intelligence (AI) project launching at the University of Guelph. From gauging needs for ventilators and other hospital equipment to predicting any likely new wave of coronavirus cases, the project aims to help decision-makers in …

Pandemic Impacts on Women and Girls With Disabilities Early Focus of U of G-Led Project

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls with disabilities worldwide faced the highest rates of poverty and gender-based violence. Now a University of Guelph professor will lead a $2.5-million, federally funded research project intended to highlight these issues as well as other challenges facing women and girls with disabilities worldwide. The seven-year project led by U of …