Wael Ahmed, University of Guelph

Research Aims to Make Fish Farming More Energy Efficient

More sustainable aquaculture in Canada and abroad is the goal of a novel research project at the University of Guelph that brings together experts in fish nutrition and engineering. The researchers aim to make fish farming more energy efficient, saving money for producers in Canada’s nearly $1 billion aquaculture industry and producing more healthy fish …

Drive Lab, Unviersity of Guelph

New High-Tech Driving Simulator Strengthens U of G Research in Road and Motorist Safety

Psychology professor Lana Trick hasn’t driven since grad school. But the prospect of saving lives, and preventing injury and costly damage on the roads, will fuel her studies of motorists’ behaviour and performance with a state-of-the-art driving simulator unveiled this week at the University of Guelph. A cross-campus research team of psychologists, computer scientists and …

Cezar Khursigara in lab with students

Biofilms Boost Antibiotic Resistance in People With Cystic Fibrosis

Bacteria know there’s strength in numbers — that’s why they form biofilms. These bacterial communities are more resistant to antibiotics than individual free-floating cells, thanks to a protective exterior that encases the biofilm “like a tank,” says Prof. Cezar Khursigara, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. His lab is studying how Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria form …

The Univesity of Guelph Gryph N’ Grille food truck

Food Keeps Truckin’ Across Campus

By Owen Roberts It’s already Canada’s “food university.” This fall, even more food options will be available on the University of Guelph campus through several new ventures. Hospitality Services will roll out a funky-looking food truck called the Caffeine Canteen. Besides offering up java, the vehicle will provide baked goods made in a new specialty …

Prof. Kimberley Wilson

Members of LGBT Community Face Unique End-of-Life Challenges

Approaching the end of life can be frightening and difficult. For members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, there can be additional challenges and barriers, says Prof. Kimberley Wilson, who teaches gerontology in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. “There’s often an assumption by health-care providers that everyone is heterosexual,” …