GuelphGrad on Tour Postponed to June

The University of Guelph will hit the road around Ontario once again to celebrate this year’s graduates in a unique way with #GuelphGrad on Tour. Although the pandemic has postponed in-person convocation ceremonies, winter 2021 and summer 2021 graduates will still get a convocation-like moment of walking across the red carpet at #GuelphGrad on Tour. …

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How Droughts and Floods Lead to Migration — and 7 Things Governments Can Do to Help

To mark World Water Day, an annual United Nations observance day that highlights support for the achievement of water and sanitation for all by 2030, this Conversation commentary discusses a strategy to address migration of vulnerable populations around the world due to extreme water events. By Cameron Fioret, PhD candidate, U of G’s Department of Philosophy, and Nidhi Nagabhatla, adjunct assistant professor in Earth, Environment & Society, Faculty of Science at McMaster University

Highlights of How U of G Researchers Have Responded to the Pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared one year ago, University of Guelph researchers quickly responded by finding ways of harnessing innovations and expertise to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus and mitigate the global impact. Researchers have repurposed innovations, conducted cutting-edge research and provided their expertise to provincial, national and global pandemic efforts. Confronting the virus was …

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COVID-19 Sparks Research Collaborations Around the World, U of G Study Shows

From a 17-year-old tracking and sharing COVID-19’s early spread on a website to a coalition offering cash prize incentives for developing coronavirus screening tests, numerous examples of pandemic-driven research and data-sharing collaborations worldwide are the topic of a new paper by University of Guelph researchers. Their overview of dozens of collaborative projects to understand and …

U of G Women Choose the Challenge of Leadership

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” With gender equity and equality in the spotlight and the accomplishments of women driving conversations around the globe, the University of Guelph is celebrating eight women who have recently stepped into vital leadership roles at …