U of G Innovation Featured in Asia Times

Prof. Mike Dixon was interviewed for a Nov. 17 Asia Times story about U of G’s Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility (CESRF) and its Space and Advanced Life Support Agriculture (SALSA) program. The labs are an integral part of Canada’s contributions to plant research and development for space and closed environment-related activities, the article stated. A …

Prof Talks California Wildfires With Global News

Prof. Ze’ev Gedalof was interviewed for a Nov. 15 Global News story talking about what can be done to prevent disastrous wildfires in California. A professor in U of G’s Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, Gedalof talked about how development has played a role in the damage caused by the California wildfires. He also …

Expert Available to Discuss Canada Post’s Cannabis Privacy Breach

Prof. Rozita Dara, an expert on data governance, is available to discuss Canada Post’s privacy breach involving 4,500 Ontario cannabis customers. Canada Post publicly admitted to the breach after the province’s only outlet for legal recreational marijuana notified clients alerting them to the fact that their personal information had been inappropriately accessed, according to a Toronto …

Expert Available to Discuss Bill S-203

A bill that would prohibit keeping, selling or breeding whales, dolphins and porpoises through amendments to the Criminal Code is making headlines. Bill S-203 passed in the Canadian Senate last week, and animal rights activists have lauded the decision, calling it a victory for marine mammals. U of G Prof. Laura Graham disagrees and explained why …

Globe and Mail Interviews U of G Researcher

U of G researcher Kelly Hodgins was featured in an Oct. 29 Globe and Mail article about the ethics of our food choices. The article is an adapted excerpt from author Rebecca Tucker’s forthcoming book, A Matter of Taste: A Farmer’s Market Devotee’s Semi-Reluctant Argument for Inviting Scientific Innovation to the Dinner Table. Hodgins was interviewed about …

Prof. Keith Warriner

Prof Featured in CBC Marketplace Report

Prof. Keith Warriner appeared on CBC’s Marketplace on Oct. 26 in a segment about the cleanliness of airplane cabins. The story got picked up by MSN, The Weather Network and The Sun. CBC producers tested airplane seat belts, tray tables, bathrooms and blankets. A microbiologist and professor in the Department of Food Science, Warriner was consulted …