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Pride Parade Commentary By Prof Featured in Toronto Star

A commentary by Prof. Karen Wendling was featured in the Toronto Star. The philosophy professor tackles the topic of the pride parade and the presence of police. Wendling research is focused on institutional inequalities, particularly those that are informally rather than formally institutionalized. She is especially interested in informally institutionalized forms of social inequality such …

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‘Robo-Gut’ Innovator Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe, Molecular and Cellular Biology, is featured in a Smithsonian Magazine article about the possible link between the human microbiome and clinical depression. While Allen-Vercoe said more studies are required before scientists can perform a treatment trial, she believes  certain gut microbes may be candidates as psychobiotics or probiotics that target mental health. …

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Cancer Treatments in Dogs Could Help Humans, OVC Prof Tells CTV’s W5

Leading-edge cancer research and treatment under way at the University of Guelph and the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) was highlighted in Saturday’s episode of CTV‘s W5. The segment is also available on YouTube. Program host Kevin Newman introduced the segment Medicine Unleashed by saying veterinarians increasingly play a key role in the search for a cancer cure. An …

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U of G Has Expert on New Minister of Rural Economic Development

Prof. Ryan Gibson, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, has his finger on the pulse of the new federal Minister of Rural Economic Development. This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Nova Scotia MP Bernadette Jordan as minister. Originally from rural Manitoba, Gibson conducts community-engaged research to study the sustainability of rural communities in a …

U of G Expert on Tipping in Restaurant Industry Speaks to TVO

Prof. Bruce McAdams, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, spoke to TVO columnist Corey Mintz for an opinion piece on the movement to eliminate tipping in restaurants. McAdams said that, despite evidence-based research, restaurant operators choose “to run their businesses with an anchor tied to their legs.  Tipping has a negative impact on all restaurant stakeholders …