Political Science Prof In the News, Faculty Making Headlines

Political science Prof. Troy Riddell made headlines on Aug. 12, with a piece he co-wrote for the Ottawa Citizen appearing in newspapers across the country. In the column, the authors discussed the need for judges to be more adequately monitored, and examined possible solutions. They were writing in response to an appeal court ruling in …

OVC in New York Times, Space Research, Profs Making Headlines

Prof. Elizabeth Stone, dean of the Ontario Veterinary College, is featured in the  New York Times  today. The article focuses on a book Stone wrote with Hilde Weisert, poet and co-founder of the Society for Veterinary Medicine and Literature. Their book, Animal Companions, Animal Doctors, Animal People, celebrates the relationships people have with animals. It’s an …

Faculty Making Headlines

University of Guelph faculty are making headlines this week for their research and expertise, ranging from bees and pesticides to ice cream to work and family. Prof. Sylvain Charlebois, College of Business and Economics, was interviewed by CBCNews.ca for a story on July 25 on how some people are incorporating more vegetables into their diets. …

Profs Make Headlines

Prof. Lawrence Spriet is featured in a story in today’s Toronto Star about keeping cool this summer.  Spriet, chair of the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, has spent 15 years studying the science of hydration and thermal regulation. In the story, Spriet talks about how the human body is a highly efficient cooling …

Prof, Bee Research In the News

Prof. Nigel Raine is making headlines this week with new research about the effect of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees. He co-authored a study published Tuesday night that shows long-term exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide hampers bees’ ability to forage for pollen. The research involved fitting bumblebees with tiny radio frequency tags to monitor their day-to-day behaviour including pollen …

Researchers Make Headlines

Prof. Dennis Baker, Political Science, was interviewed by Postmedia Newsfor a story on how provincial and municipal laws can lead to criminal laws. The story appeared in various newspapers across the country, including theMontreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal and Ottawa Citizen. Baker discussed how civil forfeiture laws and municipal bylaws blur the lines between federal, provincial and municipal powers. This …