Prof’s Soy Research In the News

Engineering professor Suresh Neethirajan is making headlines this week. His new study on how soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses was covered by CBC and United Press International. Neethirajan is the director of U of G’s BioNano Laboratory.

Research on Parents, Toddlers Program Featured on CBC News

Research looking at a program designed to improve healthy behaviours in toddlers was featured by CBC News. Lead researcher Kathryn Walton was interviewed by CBC Radio’s The Morning Edition. She spoke about why parents felt the program reduced their stress levels and helped improve their children’s overall behaviour. Walton and Prof. Jess Haines, Family Relations …

Business Prof in the News

Prof. Sylvain Charlebois was interviewed by Maclean’s April 16. He discussed the trend to support Canadian grocery products. He was featured on the popular CBC Radio program The Current April 5 as part of a story on high-tech in farming practices. The marketing and consumer studies professor also did a live interview with the Business News …

‘Take a Paws’ Stress-Buster Featured on CTV

 The inaugural “Take a Paws” event at the U of G Library that involved connecting students with comfort therapy dogs as an exam stress-buster was featured on CTV news April 6. Hundreds of students signed up to participate in the two-day event in the Library. The program was organized by associate librarian Peggy Pritchard and …

Political Science Prof on CBC’s The Current

Prof. Andrea Paras was featured on the popular CBC radio program The Current today. The segment focussed on a preliminary finding of Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal that defines a miscarriage as a disability. The Political Science professor shared her personal story of suffering a miscarriage, and discussed why she believes it should be a medical priority. Paras …

Hospitality Prof in Globe and Mail

Prof. Mike von Massow was quoted in an April 5 Globe and Mail story on the rise of lunch delivery services. The Department of Hospitality, Food & Tourism professor said the trend may have an impact on overworked restaurant staff.  He worked in the hospitality industry before becoming a U of G faculty member, and teaches …

OVC Featured on The Nature of Things

The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) appeared this week on CBC’s The Nature of Things in an episode on specialized treatment for companion animals. More than half of Canadian households own a pet; Canadians own almost six million dogs and eight million cats. Called Vets, Pets and Debts, the episode looks at the lengths people will …