PhD Student’s Research Highlighted on CBC News

U of G student, Alisa Matte was featured in an Oct. 19 on CBC News talking about her research at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). Matte, a PhD student in the Department of Population Medicine at OVC, talked about how she’s looking at ways to help veterinary staff make the process of putting down a pet less …

Prof Discusses Municipal Elections on CBC

Prof. Leah Levac talked to CBC News on Oct. 18 about reasons for low voter turnout in municipal elections. A professor in U of G’s Department of Political Science, Levac talked about some of the key reasons people aren’t voting from election fatigue to candidate language that focuses too much on property taxes. Levac studies …

U of G Has Cannabis Experts

With just hours away until the recreational use of cannabis becomes legal in Canada, U of G professors are providing their expertise on the topic to help give context to the many stories currently hitting the headlines. Biomedical sciences professor Jibran Khokhar has expertise on the use of cannabis and its impact on the brain. …

CBC Interviews Prof About Cannabis History

U of G professor Catherine Carstairs appeared on the CBC Radio podcast On Drugs on Oct. 15 talking about the history of cannabis in Canada. A professor in the Department of History, Carstairs spoke about the theory that the original cannabis ban resulted from famous Canadian suffragist Emily Murphy and her book The Black Candle, published in 1922, that included …

Equine Guelph Featured on CTV

A U of G-led program that trains firefighters to properly handle large animals such as cows and horses during fire rescues was featured on CTV News. Firefighters from across Ontario travelled to Meaford to participate in the course. The CTV report featured Susan Raymond, Equine Guelph’s communications and program officer, talking about why the training is …

Huffington Post Talks to U of G Prof

Prof. Mike von Massow appeared in an Oct. 13 Huffington Post article about whether Canadians should have concerns about the quality of American milk in the wake of the new USMCA trade deal. A professor in U of G’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, he discussed the validity of concerns about American milk …

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Prof Talks New IPCC Report on AM 640

Prof. Madhur Anand was interviewed on The Morning Show on AM 640 about the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  report that found limiting global warming to an increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels would be nearly impossible. The report also found that humanity has 10 to 30 more years than scientists previously thought in …