U of G Expert Available to Discuss Rising Lake Ontario Water Levels

Professor emeritus Robin Davidson-Arnott, from the University of Guelph’s Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, is available to comment on rising water levels in Lake Ontario and their potential effects on Toronto and towns along the lake’s shoreline. Davidson-Arnott researches and consults on coastal processes, including how changing water levels affect shorelines.  He has studied …

U of G Tanning Salon Research Makes Headlines

Recent research from Prof. Jennifer McWhirter, Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, was featured in a Canadian Press article that appeared on CBC.ca, CTVNews.ca and several other publications. CTV Kitchener  also featured the research. McWhirter found that 2014 legislation passed in Ontario banning teens from tanning salons until age …

Craft-Beer Economics Expert Makes National Headlines

Prof. Alfons Weersink, from the University of Guelph’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE), appeared in a Globe and Mail article about the explosion of new micro-breweries in Alberta. Weersink has studied the craft-beer industry with FARE colleague Prof. Mike von Massow.  He told The Globe that smaller breweries can overcome the challenges …

Smiling portrait of biology professor Ryan Norris

U of G Bird Research Makes National Headlines

University of Guelph research on a tiny songbird that makes an epic, coast-to-coast migration every year has made coast-to-coast headlines of its own. The Canadian Press wrote about research led by U of G biologist Ryan Norris on the migration of the blackpoll warbler. The story appeared in several publications, including the Toronto Star, CTVNews.ca …

CBC Talks To U of G Waste Management Expert

Prof. Kate Parizeau, of the Department of Geography appeared in a CBC News Online Earth Day article about the ethics and quandaries of disposing of electronic waste. Parizeau explained that tracking how cellphones are disposed of once they are sent for recycling is difficult because of the long manufacturing chains in the electronics industry. Parizeau …