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New York Times Magazine Speaks to U of G Prof

U of G professor Nigel Raine appeared in a New York Times Magazine feature entitled, “The Super Bowl of Beekeeping”. The article focused on the role bees and beekeepers play in California’s $7.6 billion US almond growing in industry, and how their very existence is at risk. While money is being poured into pollinator research …

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Prof Discusses New and Potentially Deadly Parasite With Media

Prof. Andrew Peregrine did a series of CBC Radio interviews across Ontario on Aug. 14. He talked about a new tapeworm found in foxes and coyotes that could threaten dogs and could spread to humans. A professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College, Peregrine explained that the parasite, Echinococcus multilocularis, is new …

Dietary Trends and Global Land Use: Prof To Appear on CBC News

Prof. Madhur Anand is slated to appear on CBC’s The Morning Edition K-W with Craig Norris on Aug. 14 at 7:10 a.m. talking about her new and groundbreaking study. The study found that if the world’s population adhered to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines, it would require one giga-hectare of additional land—roughly the …

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Combatting Gun Violence: Prof Appears in National Media

Prof. Gary Ellis, head of justice studies at the University of Guelph-Humber, has offered his expertise in the media on gun violence and gun control. He appeared on CBC’s Metro Morning on Aug. 10 talking about Doug Ford’s pledge of $25 million to fight gun violence with “legal SWAT teams” and other measures. Ellis, a …

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U of G Expert Discusses Rash of Wildfires With International Media

U of G Prof. Merritt Turetsky appeared on CBC’s Ontario Morning on Aug. 9 talking about this summer’s rash of wildfires in Ontario and their impact on the environment. The CBC segment followed Aug. 7 Globe and Mail and CTV stories featuring interviews with Turetsky. Previously, she shared her expertise on wildfires on USA Today, CTV’s Your Morning, CP24 Breakfast and CTV …

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Prof Talks Rising Prices of Canned Goods

Prof. Mike von Massow was interviewed for an Aug. 7 National Post story about companies raising the prices of canned goods to combat aluminum tariffs. The professor in U of G’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics said companies selling products packaged in aluminum face pressure to increase their prices. The story originally ran in …

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U of G Prof Featured in Smithsonian

Prof. Peter Pauls, Department of Plant Agriculture, is featured in a story in the Smithsonian about using houseplants as biosensors. The article discusses a new study suggesting we can engineer plants to monitor our home health by detecting hazards such as mould, viruses, carbon monoxide or radon in indoor air. Rather than install single plants …

Policing Procedures for International Kidnappings: Prof Appears on Korean Radio Show

An expert in policing, Prof. Gary Ellis was interviewed Aug. 9 by Korea’s Morning Wave in Busan about an armed group in Libya that kidnapped two Filipinos and one South Korean in June. Ellis, head of the University of Guelph-Humber’s justice studies program, talked about policing procedures involving international kidnappings. Typically, he said, people travelling to countries …

Prof Talks Water Fluoridation With BBC Radio 4

Prof. Catherine Carstairs was interviewed on July 26 by BBC Radio 4 for a feature called “Fluorine: Chemistry’s Tiger.” The feature explored fluoride chemistry and history and the ongoing debate about whether it should be added to public water supplies. A professor in U of G’s Department of History, Carstairs talked about the history of …

Today’s Parent Talks to Expert About Managing Kids’ Negative Emotions

University of Guelph-Humber’s Lindsay Barton was interviewed for a July 20 Today’s Parent article about how kids’ tantrums can sometimes be healthy. Barton, a psychotherapist who teaches in the University of Guelph-Humber’s early childhood studies program, said people tend to fear angry feelings and want to eliminate them as soon as possible. She talked about the dangers …