Prof Receives Support to Advance Canada’s Knowledge, Innovation in the Humanities

A University of Guelph professor known as a pioneer in digital humanities scholarship has received $456,000 from the federal government to further her groundbreaking digital infrastructure development. Susan Brown, a professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies and Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship, was awarded the funding from CANARIE to expand …

Prof Using Pets to Track Ticks

Using our pets to track ticks and the prevalence of Lyme disease is the focus of a new online reporting system aimed at understanding how the disease-carrying insects are spreading across Ontario. The province has become a hotbed for the blacklegged tick known to carry B. burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. “Right now …

How Prejudice Pushes Low-Income People Toward an Unhealthy Diet

By: Kelly Hodgins Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in The Conversation Canada. As consumers become increasingly dissatisfied with conventional, large-scale food systems, they are seeking ways to reconnect with their food. For the wealthy, that translates into a turn toward what we call the “alternative food system.” My extensive research into North American food …