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Tremaine Visiting Speaker’s Series with Dr. Jennifer Heemstra: A chemical biology toolbox for probing A-to-I RNA editing

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

Research Seminar: “A chemical biology toolbox for probing A-to-I RNA editing.” RNA undergoes extensive modification through enzymatic post-transcriptional editing events. Adenosine-to-inosine (A-to-I) editing is one of the most widespread and impactful of these modifications and is catalyzed by adenosine deaminases acting on RNA (ADARs). Resulting inosines base pair with cytosine, essentially re-coding adenosine sites to

Tremaine Visiting Speaker’s Series with Dr. Jennifer Heemstra: Why success is more likely when you’re willing to fail

Richards Building 101 Reynolds Walk

Mentorship seminar: “Why success is more likely when you’re willing to fail.” Failure can be a word that makes us cringe, yet most of us appreciate its value…at least in some areas of our lives. If we’re playing sports or busy at a hobby and find ourselves faced with a situation where failure is possible

CIRCLE 2023 Graduate South Asia Conference

ONLINE Ontario

The Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) is hosting a three-day, virtual multidisciplinary conference. The conference will showcase cutting-edge research related to India, South Asia, Indian and/or South Asian diasporas, structured around keynote lectures and panel sessions. There is no cost to attend the conference, and we ask those who are interested

Philosophical Perspectives on One Health

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The One Health Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Gus Skorburg as the next speaker in our One Health seminar series. He will speak on "Philosophical Perspectives on One Health" on Wednesday, October 4, 12:30 to 1:20 in McLaughlin Library, Room 384.

Wrongful Conviction Day

Richards Building 101 Reynolds Walk

Join Criminal Justice and Public Policy for a talk in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. Guest speaker is Ron Dalton, exoneree.

Landscape Architecture Climate Action Symposium

Landscape Architecture 124 Reynolds Walk

The Landscape Architecture program in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development presents a Climate Action Symposium featuring three guest panel members including Brigitte Shim, University of Toronto; Jane Welsh, Project Manager for the City of Toronto; and Laura Solano, Partner/Principal of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc.

Understanding Anxiety and Depression

ONLINE Ontario

Mental health problems are an increasing concern in workplaces. Participants will gain an understanding of two of the most common mental health concerns, anxiety and depression. This session will provide CBT strategies for regulating one’s emotions and tips for supporting others who may be experiencing difficulties. Facilitator: Homewood Health Register through Qualtrics! Questions? Email

Take Your Break: Free Hot Beverage for All Employees

Guelph Campus Ontario

Taking regular breaks during the work day can help you de-stress and re-charge. Stop by Brass Taps or the OVC Cafeteria between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. for a free hot beverage. An assortment of delicious snacks will also be available! Bring along your colleagues. This opportunity is available for all U of G employees. The

The Working Mind Course For People Managers

ONLINE Ontario

Workplaces are playing a greater role in promoting positive mental health among employees. The Working Mind (TWM) is an evidence-based training developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada designed to provide practical knowledge and skills to address mental health in the workplace. Participants will learn how to: -Recognize the impact of stigma and discuss

Wellness Friday: The Emotional Effects of Retirement

ONLINE Ontario

Planning to retire can be a source of both excitement and anxiety. Whatever the emotional response, retirement marks a transition to a new life stage and lifestyle in which daily routines, identity, and roles all change. This session will introduce participants to the emotional effects of retirement. Participants will get an opportunity to reflect on

Get to know your campus Athletics & Recreation Facilities!

ONLINE Ontario

Looking to start a new fitness or wellness journey? Did you know that all staff/faculty on campus have access to a subsidized rate to use the on-campus facilities? Join us on a tour of what programming/services and equipment is available to our staff/faculty members and why the Athletic facilities might just be the best fit

Session: Steps to Supporting a Colleague in Distress

University Centre

"Steps to Supporting a Colleague in Distress" is a guide for staff and faculty to equip themselves with the skills to be able to recognize signs of distress, respond, and refer to appropriate resources. This training is intended to accompany the guide to support staff and faculty in gaining confidence and equipping themselves with the

Hopper Lecture 2023 – Theories of Water

OVC Lifetime Learning Centre 25 McGilvray Street

Join us for the 30th Anniversary Hopper Lecture – Theories of Water! What does it mean to listen to water? What does it mean to believe in water? Guest speaker Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist will consider these questions and explore what it means to challenge systems of colonialism

Hopper Lecture 2023 – Theories of Water


What does it mean to listen to water? What does it mean to believe in water? At the 2023 Hopper Lecture Theories of Water, hear how Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is challenging systems of colonialism through work that is deeply connected with the land. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and

Autumnal: A Creative Workshop Exploring Transformation and Change

University Centre

The Autumn season brings the changing and falling of leaves, the gatherings of harvest, and a physical reminder of the passage of time. Within this process, there are moments of beautiful transformation, grief, harvest, letting go, and space for welcoming the new. Join us for this creative workshop where we will use art to explore

IF Festival of Improvised Arts


The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) at the University of Guelph is thrilled to announce the fourth annual edition of their 24-hour festival of improvised arts: IF