Prof Featured on Global News

Prof. Bill Van Heyst appeared on Global News Oct. 17. He was asked to provide expert opinion on a new report about oil refineries and their effects on communities in Sarnia, Ont. Van Heyst, who is an expert in air quality, said allegations included in the report should be investigated. Van Heyst also researches agricultural air emissions …

CBE Prof Discusses ‘Sweet’ Advertising in Globe and Mail

Prof. Tirtha Dhar, Marketing and Consumer Studies, is quoted in an Oct. 16 Globe and Mail story. Health Canada is considering new regulations that would impose broader restrictions on food advertising targeting those under age 17, especially for unhealthful and “sweet” foods. Dhar has studied whether restricting advertising reduces indulgence in unhealthful foods. He said educating …

Guelph-Humber Prof Featured on Global News

Nikki Martyn, head of the early childhood studies program at the University of Guelph-Humber, was featured on Global News Oct. 11. The segment focused on Guelph-Humber’s new “learning lab,” which provides students with alternative approaches to teaching and learning, such as technology, content sharing and physical movement. Martyn, who joined Guelph-Humber in 2015, founded a …

Prof’s Heart Research Garners Global Media Attention

Prof. Tami Martino’s latest research on disruption of the body’s circadian rhythm and its connection to heart disease has attracted the attention of international media, with stories in CBCNews, YahooNews, Medical Xpress, ScienceNewsline and The Economic Times in India. Most recently Martino was interviewed on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo.   Published recently in Cardiovascular Research, the study reveals …

OVC Grabs National Headlines

U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College is in the national media spotlight with an in-depth feature story on how the medical treatment of pets could improve human health. The story was published in newspapers across the county including the National Post. The article focuses on the college’s cutting-edge medical treatment and research on diseases that …

History Prof on CBC Radio

History professor Catharine Wilson was featured on CBC Radio  Sept. 23. The segment focused on her research on farm diaries and rural life in Ontario. Wilson’s Rural Diary Archive project tells the stories of Canadian farmers and farming communities in the 19th and 20th centuries. She began transcribing the centuries-old diaries, available online, to piece together the …