Apple Research Featured in Toronto Star

Research on apples used for cider was recently featured in the Toronto Star. Plant agriculture professor John Cline discussed how U of G researchers are developing apples for use by the growing Ontario cider industry. They are also developing new management techniques that make growing trees and harvesting apples more efficient and marketable. Cline studies …

U of G Sausage Mislabelling Study in the News

A first-ever Canadian study on sausage mislabelling by University of Guelph researchers is making  headlines today. A research team headed by U of G Prof. Robert Hanner found mislabelling and cross-species contamination of meat ingredients in 20 per cent of  sausage samples. Canadian Press reporter Liam Casey wrote about the discovery, and his article was …

U of G Study Grabs National Headlines

A U of G researcher’s study on inequitable access to food was recently featured in The Globe and Mail and National Post, and in radio and television outlets across Canada. In the stories, researcher Kelly Hodgins, program coordinator with the Arrell Food Institute, discussed a new paper on barriers for lower income households to obtaining local, organic, …

DNA Barcoding Breakthrough Featured in Toronto Star

The Toronto Star featured a DNA barcoding study by University of Guelph researchers July 28. Prof. Steve Newmaster, Integrative Biology, discussed a recent study that found nearly 80 per cent of Chinese patent medicines are mislabelled. The researchers plan to use the  techniques developed in the study to test natural health products, assuring quality. The testing …

History Prof Discusses “Architect” of Residential School System With Maclean’s

Prof. Matthew Hayday, History, discussed the career of the supposed architect of the Canadian residential school system with Maclean’s July 27. Hector-Louis Langevin, a 19th-century journalist, lawyer and politician, is said by some to have been the central proponent of the schooling model. However, Hayday said while Langevin was in favour of the system, other government …