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Canada’s Constitution: 1982 wasn’t 1789

Alexander Hall

Join us to hear from Justice Malcolm Roe, Supreme Court of Canada to discuss the evolution of Canada's constitution. In revolutionary France, 1789 became Year One in the new constitutional order. No comparable event occurred in Canada with the adoption of the Constitution Act, 1982. While the Charter and the protection of Aboriginal and treaty

Drop-In Blood Pressure Clinic

Alexander Hall

High blood pressure can increase your risk for serious health problems including stroke, heart disease, and heart attacks. As faculty and staff, you can take an easy step to improve your heart health and drop-in at Occupational Health and Wellness to get your blood pressure tested. Drop-In Blood Pressure Clinics: Registration is not required. Put

2023 Marcel Ali Lecture in Aquatic Biology

Alexander Hall

The College of Biological Science is proud to host Prof. Holly A. Shiels (Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester) as the keynote speaker of the 2023 Marcel

World Soil Day Celebration

Alexander Hall

Soils At Guelph would like to invite you to join us and millions around the world to celebrate World Soil Day in the front lobby of Alexander Hall. World Soil Day 2022 (#WorldSoilDay) and its campaign "Soils: Where food begins" aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by

Music Symposium 2020: Keynote – Prof. Marta McCarthy

Alexander Hall

The 14th Annual Music Symposium Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marta McCarthy (Music Department, University of Guelph) "Wellness for Musicians in Six Songs" Presentation and discussion. Free event

National Chief Perry Bellegarde: Honouring Promises- Advancing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Alexander Hall

National Chief Perry Bellegarde uses the context of the federal election to explore why it is critical for Canada to implement Indigenous rights, starting with the need to implement the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Perry Bellegarde, re-elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in 2018, holds a

Wrongful Conviction Day

Alexander Hall

Join us for a talk in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. This year's speaker is exoneree O'Neil Blackett. The presentation will be followed by a reception with light snacks and beverages.

University Budget Town Hall Update

Alexander Hall

Join Provost Charlotte Yates for an update town hall discussion on the 2019-20 University budget. All are welcome to attend.

Truscott Lecture in Justice

Alexander Hall

What does the future of justice look like? Senator Kim Pate speaks of the future of Canada's legal and penal system. Appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2016, Senator Pate is also a nationally renowned advocate who has spent the last 35 years working in and around the legal and penal systems of Canada.

Academia and Freedom of Speech: A Comparative Perspective

Alexander Hall

Join us for a Scholars At Risk lecture featuring Evren Altinkas. Scholars at Risk (SAR) is a global network that advocates for academic freedom worldwide and connects vulnerable scholars with universities seeking to host them. Prof. Evren Altinkas is the first visiting professor who has joined the University of Guelph through the SAR network. In

Exploring narratives of women survivors of abuse: Stories of empowerment and recovery in the context of Turkey

Alexander Hall

Bursa Yalcinoz is currently a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Bogazici University, Turkey, presents a discussion on narratives of women survivors of abuse. In her research, she is addressing questions about the initiation of disengagement process from abusive relationships, women's personal experiences after physical separation and their processes of empowerment and

School of Environmental Sciences Lunch & Learn Series: Climate change and Ontario’s agri-food sector – OMAFRA’s perspective

Alexander Hall

  Rajib Hazarika, a research analyst at OMAFRA, presents "Climate change and Ontario’s agri-food sector: OMAFRA’s perspective" at the School of Environmental Sciences next lunch and learn session. The presentation highlights OMAFRA’s involvement in climate change adaption and mitigation initiatives for Ontario’s agri-food sector. Alexander Hall, Room 218

SES Seminar Lunch & Learn

Alexander Hall

Guest: Dr. Brewster Conant- Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo. "Conceptualizing Groundwater/ Surface-Water Interactions: Processes Affecting Discharging" Everyone is welcome to attend. Alexander Hall, Room 218

School of Environmental Sciences Lunch and Learn Session

Alexander Hall

Chris Parsons, assistant professor from the CERC Ecohydrology Group within Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo presents "Legacy phosphorus in freshwater sediments: Mechanisms controlling internal P loading and eutrophication." Alexander Hall, Room 218

SES Lunch and Learn Speaker Series

Alexander Hall

The School of Environmental Science presents the latest installment of its Lunch and Learn speaker series with Robert Bradley, Soil Ecology Biology Department, University of Sherbrooke, Québec. Bradley will speak on “Ericaceous shrubs and conifer growth check.” In Boreal forests of Canada, the growth check of conifer regeneration is often coincident with the spread of

School of Environmental Sciences Lunch and Learn Seminars

Alexander Hall

Hear Matthias A. Becher,  Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Environment & Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, UK, present his talk "Bumble-BEEHAVE: An agent-based population model for bumble bees and its application as a decision tool for farmers" Alexander Hall, Room 218

Final Oral Examination for the Degree of Master of Science of Ahmed Salama

Alexander Hall

Ahmed Salama, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Plant Agriculture, will defend his thesis on “In Vitro Propagation and Cryopreservation of Golden Paintbrush (Castilleja levisecta Greenm.) ” All are welcome to attend. Alexander Hall - Room 265