Prof, Students Featured by CBC

The University of Guelph professor and students who are working with Google to help get rid of smartphone passcodes were featured in a March 29 online CBC story. Engineering professor Graham Taylor and graduate student Griffin Lacey, along with visiting Ph.D. student Natalia Neverova, have teamed up with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects to develop a new …

President Pens Op-Ed on ‘Good News’ Federal Budget

President Franco Vaccarino had an op-ed published in The Record March 29 about the federal budget. In the column, Vaccarino says the budget shows that the Canadian government understands the importance of investing in education and research. He discusses how such support tackles the country’s need for stimulus spending while also considering Canada’s longer-term needs. Universities Canada features on the column on its …

Psychology Prof in Maclean’s

Prof. Lana Trick, Psychology, was interviewed by Maclean’s March 24. She discussed her test of how motorists drive with enhanced safety features in their vehicles. She studies neuroscience and applied cognitive science, and is the lead investigator of the U of G-based DRiVE lab.

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Faculty, Staff In the News

Prof. Nigel Raine, Environmental Sciences, was interviewed by CBC News March 16, and March 14 by the Canadian Press, Yahoo News and the Daily Mirror. Raine discussed a study he co-authored on how pesticides affect bumblebees’ ability to forage for pollen. Raine studies pollination and crops, bees and pesticides. Prof. Sylvain Charlebois, Marketing and Consumer …

Profs in the News

Food science professor Keith Warriner appeared on the popular CBC morning radio program The Current Feb. 9 and on Global News Feb. 10. On the Current, he took part in a discussion on food-borne illness involving vegetables. The Current is CBC’s most listened-to radio program. On Global News, Warriner discussed how moisture affects rotting of food. A food safety researcher and …

Faculty, Student Make Headlines

In an op-ed column in the Globe and Mail on Dec. 29, Prof. Sylvain Charlebois, Marketing and Consumer Studies, and Prof. Ralph Martin, Plant Agriculture, discussed the benefits of pulses, including vegetables such as dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. Canada is a leader in growing pulses. Their column said pulses have strong nutritional attributes but …

Profs, Student in the News

Prof. Evan Fraser, Geography, and student Samantha Pascoal wrote an op-ed column in the Toronto Star on Sept. 23. In the column, Fraser and Pascoal discussed food insecurity in Canada, and noted that poverty, crop diversity and federal trade agreements have all had an impact on food security. Fraser has created the website feedingninebillion.com, which …

Researcher, Profs Make Headlines

Prof. Evie Adomait, Department of Economics and Finance, was featured in the Globe and Mail on Sept. 18, providing insight into the Canadian federal election. Adomait will critique the performance of the party leaders in the Globe and Mail/Google-organized debate and will be featured in weekend editions of the newspaper. She will also take part …

Profs in the News

Prof. Timothy Dewhirst, Marketing and Consumer Studies, wrote an op-ed column published in the Globe and Mail – Report on Business on Sept. 8. The column looks at the branding issues facing the Washington Redskins, with much controversy surrounding the team name, seen by some as an insult to Native Americans. The article examines past …