FLARE Celebrates U of G Prof

Prof. Myrna Dawson is featured in a Dec. 6 FLARE magazine article highlighting Canadians who are fighting gender-based violence. The article explains how Dawson, director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence at U of G, has been documenting femicide in Ontario for the past 25 years. It also talked …

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Prof Talks Tipping in National Post

Prof. Bruce McAdams was interviewed for a Nov. 29 National Post article about tipping in Canada’s service industry. A professor in School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, McAdams has studied and published data on tipping practices in Canada and how it impacts the restaurant industry. He told the National Post that when tips are accounted for, …

Provost Discusses GM Plant Closure in International Media

Following the announcement of the closure of the General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ont., Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic) at U of G, has been offering expert commentary in the national news media. She’s been interviewed by Public Radio International’s The World, The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, Global News, CBC News business, CBC’s Ontario Morning, CBC News Network, CTV Your …

Prof Talks Turkey Breeding in The Atlantic

Prof. Christine Baes was interviewed in The Atlantic about new technologies for growing larger turkeys faster. A professor in U of G’s Department of Animal Biosciences, Baes discussed the benefits and drawbacks of new breeding technologies. She discussed economic and environmental impacts as well as how new technologies could impact birds from an animal welfare standpoint. …

U of G Innovation Featured in Asia Times

Prof. Mike Dixon was interviewed for a Nov. 17 Asia Times story about U of G’s Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility (CESRF) and its Space and Advanced Life Support Agriculture (SALSA) program. The labs are an integral part of Canada’s contributions to plant research and development for space and closed environment-related activities, the article stated. A …