Salary Anomaly Review Complete

As part of a larger effort supporting an equitable workplace launched in spring 2017 by Charlotte Yates, provost and vice-president (academic), the University of Guelph has undertaken a faculty salary anomaly review. Understanding and addressing, where necessary, wage gaps and salary anomalies for members of equity-seeking groups was a major priority, says Yates. The review …

Faculty, Students to Be Honoured at 2018 Spring Convocation Ceremonies

Several University of Guelph faculty members and students will be recognized for teaching, service and academic excellence during the University’s 2018 spring convocation ceremonies, to be held June 12-14. A top faculty award – the John Bell Award – will be presented to Gerarda Darlington, a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, for …

New Associate Vice-President Finance Named

Lori Kimball has been appointed University of Guelph’s new associate vice-president (financial services). Her appointment begins July 3. Kimball will leave her position as deputy minister in the Department of Community and Government Services with the Government of Nunavut to join U of G. “Lori brings extensive financial leadership experience within private and public sectors …

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Ontario Government Invests $6 Million in U of G Innovations

Two University of Guelph research collaborations for turning waste into new products and technologies will receive more than $6 million from the Ontario government. Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, made the announcement on campus today.   Funded by the Ontario Research Fund’s Research Excellence program, both initiatives will involve researchers from across U of G …

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U of G Food Waste Research Receives Nearly $1.3 Million From Walmart Foundation

Two University of Guelph researchers will receive grants totalling nearly $1.3 million from the Walmart Foundation. Both grants will support food waste reduction projects by U of G professors Mike von Massow, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, and Mario Martinez, School of Engineering. Cutting household food waste and developing a nutritional supplement from …

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Google Selects U of G Prof to Be Visiting Faculty

Prof. Graham Taylor, School of Engineering, has been selected by Google’s California head office as a visiting faculty member with the company’s team of artificial intelligence (AI) researchers in Montreal. Beginning in September, Taylor, a machine learning expert, will spend an eight-month research leave with Google’s AI team in Montreal. He plans to explore machine …

U of G Research Leaders Get $335,000 in Federal Support

The federal government will invest nearly $335,000 in five University of Guelph research projects, ranging from preventing childhood injuries and food-borne ailments to promoting emotional well-being and data-driven solutions. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will fund these projects through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), created to help universities attract and retain leading …

Soy-Based Condoms, Vegan Cheese, Edible Utensils Tops at Project Soy

Soy-based condoms, paper products and vegan cheese are among the winners in this year’s Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition. The 22nd annual event, held March 16 at the One Stone Road Government of Ontario building, showcased 12 projects from 27 University of Guelph students from the Guelph and Ridgetown campuses. In Project SOY, …