U of G Receives Nearly $77 Million to Launch ‘Food From Thought’

The government is investing in U of G’s Food From Thought research project, which will use high-tech information systems to help produce enough food for a growing human population while sustaining the Earth’s ecosystems.

The funding, announced today by Lloyd Longfield, MP for Guelph, on behalf of Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, will come from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), which supports world-leading research at universities and colleges.

Legal Briefs- Spring 16

The Office of Legal Counsel is pleased to provide you with a copy of our 2016 Spring issue of Legal Briefs, featuring important updates on both CASL and the U of G’s newly approved Trademark Policy .

Position available in micrometeorology / trace gases StFX, Nova Scotia, Canada

The primary project for this person is very applied, industrial, and societally relevant. However, there is also opportunity to collaborate with technicians and graduate students in the group working on polar soil carbon research initiatives (Arctic/Antarctic). Please see attached job advert for a position in trace gas fluxes / micrometeorology at StFX.

Insect Population Dynamics – Graduate Student Position Available

Enhanced modeling of swede midge population dynamics in North America.Project summary: I am currently seeking an enthusiastic, committed, and hard-working graduate student (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) interested in investigating factors affecting population dynamics of the invasive pest, Contarinia nasturtii, and developing an improved population dynamics model for this pest. The model will be used in novel ways to elucidate possible differences among regional populations, as well as for predictive insights about the conditions affecting occurrence of economically damaging populations.

Applied Ecology & Pest Management – Graduate Student Position with Rebecca Hallett

Host-plant interactions and pheromone-based action thresholds of the invasive swede midge in canola. Project summary: I am currently seeking an enthusiastic, committed, and hard-working graduate student (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) interested in elucidating the impact of swede midge on canola growth and yield, and applying that knowledge to the development of pheromone-based action thresholds for use in canola to manage the invasive pest, Contarinia nasturtii.

SES Summer Fiesta - All welcome to attend

Please join us for our annual Summer Fiesta at the Bullring on Campus.  Mexican Themed buffet and cash bar.

If you purchase your tickets by June 8th  Tickets: Staff, faculty and guests: $10.00 Summer students and grads:$5.00 kids under 12 $2.50.

After that they are $20.00 for all. 

Stephanie Vickers in Alexander Hall and Jo Scarrow in Bovey have tickets.


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