Eastern Apicultural Society Graduate Student Award to Daneil Borges

Congratulations  to Daniel Borges, graduate student under the supervision of Prof. Ernesto Guzman and Prof. Paul H. Goodwin

Graduate Student Award, given by the Eastern Apicultural Society. This award is given to outstanding graduate students of Apiculture studying in North American Universities. In this case for studies on the use of nutraceuticals for the control of the honey bee parasitic fungus Nosema ceranae. Richmond, Kentucky, USA, July 2014.

Birks Canadian Diamond Award to Prof. Ernesto Guzman

Please join us in congratulating Ernesto Guzman
Birks Canadian Diamond Award, given by Maison Birks. Recognizes exceptional contributions made by Canadians on the preservation of ecosystems. In this case for research on honey bee health. Toronto ON, September 2014.


2nd global EURAXESS

The call for researchers based in North America (USA and Canada) to participate at the 2nd edition of the EURAXESS Science Slam is still OPEN!!

Researchers of ALL nationalities and ALL fields, including social sciences and humanities, are invited to participate.

The submission period for the videos is between 15 May and 10 August 2014.

Five videos will be pre-selected for the LIVE finals. The finalists will battle for the EURAXESS Science Slammer North America 2014 title on 22 October in Toronto, ON, Canada.

SES has 2 New Artists in Residence

 We are excited to have Sarah Jane and Wojciech for our 2015 and 2016 season. Soft Turns is the collaborative effort of Sarah Jane Gorlitz (MFA Malmo Art Academy, 2011) and Wojciech Olejnik (MFA University of Waterloo, 2002). Come and see them in person Monday October 17th at 5:30pm they will be giving a lecture with SOFAM, more details to follow. 

Check out our Artist in Residence website for further details on them and our past Artist in Residence. /ses/service/artist-residence



Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

Updated information on the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program and competition is now available on the Office of Graduate Studies website at the following link:

Telephone system maintenance June 26th

On Thursday, June 26 (6AM-8AM) CCS will be performing telephone system maintenance to prepare for the replacement of temporary equipment. During this maintenance window all telephones and the residence voice mail server will re-register with the telephone system. The residence voice mail system (including residence auto-attendant) will be unavailable for a short period of time (<5 minutes). No other interruption in service is expected and calls in progress (outside of those to the residence voicemail and residence auto-attendant) will not be interrupted.

Reminder-Guelph Community Food Drive, the Student FoodBank

As you have hopefully noticed, paper bags advertising the Guelph Community Food Drive have been circulating around campus. I wanted to provide you with a friendly reminder that we will be collecting donations until the afternoon of Monday, June 16th. All donations we collect will directly go to help stock the Student FoodBank on campus. Donations can be dropped off at the donation bin inside the UC, at the FoodBank, or we can even arrange to pick them up. Attached is a flyer advertising the Food Drive and outlining suggested items for donation.

The Society for Ecological Restoration of Ontario (SERO) is pleased to offer three field trip opportunities.

The Society for Ecological Restoration of Ontario (SERO) is pleased to offer three field trip opportunities in 2014 for members and non-members. These events will enable registrants to view innovative, new and established ecological restoration projects in Ontario. This is a great opportunity for instructors, students and restoration professionals to experience and learn from successful projects in the field.

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