Prof Talks Politics With Maclean’s

Prof. Tamara Small discussed potential outcomes for the 2018 Ontario general election with Maclean’s on Dec. 14. The article, “Can Patrick Brown avenge Tim Hudak and John Tory’s electoral disasters?”, featured political pundits weighing in on whether Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown might defeat Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals. Co-author of the 2011 book If You Don’t Like …

VP Research Talks Blockchain With BNN

Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research), did a live interview about blockchain Dec. 13 on Business News Network. During the interview with BNN anchor Andrew Bell, Campbell discussed how the technology could track complex global food supply chains, helping to combat food fraud, improve food safety and boost transparency. Blockchain is a ledger of transactions that can …

U of G Prof Featured on Global News

Prof. Brynn Winegard was featured on Global News discussing how holiday stress can affect your brain and overall health. Winegard talked about how higher cortisol levels can affect your whole body, including the brain and hormonal cycle, which can ultimately lead to anxiety and depression. She offered tips for coping with holiday stress, including making …

Prof Featured in New York Times

Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe is featured in The New York Times discussing new research about a certain bacterium in colon tumours. Fusobacteria nucleatum has been found in up to half of all colon tumours. Although it is unknown whether this bacteria helps cause or spur on cancer growth, a new study revealed that the antibiotic that squelches this organism also …

Geography Prof in Los Angeles Times

An article co-authored by U of G geography professor Noella Gray was published in the Los Angeles Times Nov. 23. The article discusses the importance of ensuring that large ocean parks benefit people as well as sea life, based on a recent study by Gray and her collaborators intended to inform sound conservation policies. The study looked …

Prof Featured in Globe and Mail

Prof. Mike von Massow discusses online grocery services in the Globe and Mail, CTV, BNN and the Ottawa Business Journal. Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year. The move followed an announcement last week by Loblaw Cos. Ltd. launching home delivery in Toronto and Vancouver. The professor in the Department …

Prof Featured in Globe and Mail

Prof. Jamie Burr is featured in a Globe and Mail story about blood flow restriction training. Wrapping an elastic band or cuff around a limb to partially block blood flow during a workout increases metabolic stress in your muscles without requiring any extra work. It ultimately allows you to stress your muscles without the wear …