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Food Scientists Featured in National Media
University of Guelph | November 14, 2006
U of G food science professors Mansel Griffiths and Keith Warriner are featured in the Globe and Mail today in an article about the discovery of salmonella in a Hersey's chocolate factory....[continue]

Seven Guelph Researchers Get Provincial Support
University of Guelph | November 7, 2006
Seven University of Guelph professors are among 104 leading researchers province-wide who each received $100,000 in support today from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation’s Early Researcher Award program....[continue]

Federal Agriculture Researchers Join UPEI and NRC in Unique Bioresources Research
University of Prince Edward Island | October 11, 2006
The Government of Canada today announced $2 million in funding as a capital contribution toward the development of the National Research Council Institute for Nutrisciences and Health (NRC-INH) on the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) campus....[continue]

Media Spotlight Shines on U of G
University of Guelph | September 29, 2006
The media spotlight is set to shine on the University of Guelph in the coming days....[continue]

Processed Foods Don't Deserve Bad Rap, says Prof
University of Guelph | September 21, 2006
Many Canadian processed foods aim to improve health and should not be considered synonymous with junk food, says a University of Guelph food scientist....[continue]

U of G, Cuisine Canada Name Top Culinary Authors
University of Guelph | September 17, 2006
The University of Guelph and Cuisine Canada recognized the range and expertise of Canadian cookbook authors, publishers and food culture by hosting and sponsoring the ninth annual Canadian Culinary Book Contest in Winnipeg Saturday....[continue]

Demand for a UBC Education Increases: 12,100 Fresh Faces Expected at UBC this Fall
University of British Columbia | August 28, 2006
A substantial increase in applications for a University of British Columbia education means 12,100 new students will begin classes on Sept. 5, including a doubling of new student enrollment at UBC Okanagan....[continue]

U of G Gains Four Canada Research Chairs
University of Guelph | July 19, 2006
The University of Guelph has added four more faculty members to its growing cohort of distinguished Canada Research Chairs (CRCs). The Guelph researchers are among 90 new chairs unveiled today in Ottawa by Industry Minister Maxime Bernier....[continue]

Girl Guides Explore Science, Tech at U of G
University of Guelph | July 12, 2006
More than 200 Girl Guides and their camp leaders visited campus this week to explore science and technology and discover their hidden interests and aptitudes....[continue]

Food Scientist's Research Featured in National Media
University of Guelph | July 5, 2006
Research by food science professor Keith Warriner is featured today in the Globe and Mail, on CBC radio, on CTV news, and in papers across the country in an article distributed by the Canadian Press....[continue]

Prof Makes Seed Decontamination Breakthrough
University of Guelph | July 4, 2006
A University of Guelph food scientist is part of a team that has made a breakthrough in finding a safe, effective way to decontaminate seeds used to produce bean sprouts, alfalfa sprouts and other types of sprouts – culprits in several major food-borne illness outbreaks around the world....[continue]

CFI Invests $1.3 Million in U of G Research
University of Guelph | June 21, 2006
The University of Guelph will soon be home to some research "firsts" in Ontario and Canada, thanks to more than $1.3 million in funding announced today by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)....[continue]

U of G Participates in Functional Foods Conference
University of Guelph | June 19, 2006
Five University of Guelph faculty and several U of G-affiliated researchers will speak on topics ranging from fatty acids to enhancing omega-3 levels in grain-fed cattle at the "Functional Foods: Emerging Markets for Livestock" conference June 27 and 28 at Arden Park Hotel in Stratford, Ont. U of G is also a sponsor of the event....[continue]

Marine Institute to hold graduation today
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 9, 2006
Over 185 diplomas, certificates and advanced diplomas will be awarded during the Marine Institute of Memorial University’s annual graduation ceremonies taking place at the institute’s Ridge Road campus today, Friday, June 9, 2006, at 2 p.m....[continue]

Food Scientist's Research Featured on CBC
University of Guelph | June 2, 2006
Prof. Keith Warriner, food science, has recently been interviewed on CBC Radio Canada International and for CBC radio programs in Southern Ontario, Sudbury and Thunder Bay on his new method of cleaning vegetables that can dramatically reduce the risk of contamination....[continue]

University of Manitoba | May 30, 2006
The University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 2,966 graduates during five sessions of its 2006 Spring convocation....[continue]

U of G Food Scientist Finds Effective Way to Clean Produce
University of Guelph | May 18, 2006
Buying prewashed lettuce can save you time, but it can also make you sick, as close to two dozen U.S. consumers discovered last year....[continue]

U of S Spring Convocation Ceremonies Held May 23 - 25
University of Saskatchewan | May 18, 2006
The University of Saskatchewan will honour its graduates and confer 2,800 degrees, diplomas and certificates at the annual Spring Convocation May 23-25 at TCU Place (formerly the Centennial Auditorium) in Saskatoon....[continue]

University of Manitoba | May 16, 2006
Today, the University of Manitoba will mark the opening of the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals....[continue]

Two U of G Research Chairs Renewed
University of Guelph | April 28, 2006
The University of Guelph today honoured two professors who have had their Canada Research Chair (CRC) funding renewed for another five years....[continue]

Cheese Talk at U of G Open to Public
University of Guelph | April 24, 2006
People have been learning how to make cheese for more than 100 years at the University of Guelph, and U of G will mark the anniversary of its spring cheese-making course with a symposium April 28 at 4 p.m. in Room 1200 of the Thornbrough Building....[continue]

U of G Part of New Canadian Obesity Network
University of Guelph | April 6, 2006
Guelph researchers will play a key role in a new national group intended to help fight a growing epidemic in obesity that threatens the health of millions of Canadians....[continue]

Pancakes, Art Supplies Top Winners At Student Competition
University of Guelph | April 4, 2006
Nutritious soy pancakes and biodegradable art supplies were among the top winners at the 10th Anniversary of Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) and the third annual Guelph Creative Recycling Initiative (GCRI) finale....[continue]

New Director of Business Development Joins Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan | April 3, 2006
New Director of Business Development Joins Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan...[continue]

Dairy Trends, Benefits Focus of Symposium
University of Guelph | March 13, 2006
The University of Guelph will host a mini-symposium dedicated to promoting nutrition education March 21 at 7 p.m. in the OVC Lifetime Learning Centre....[continue]

U of G and Liaison College to Host Food Fundraisers
University of Guelph | March 10, 2006
Tickets are now on sale for three multi-course dinners that will raise funds for the annual Canadian Culinary Book Awards, which are sponsored by the University of Guelph and Cuisine Canada....[continue]

University of Manitoba | November 23, 2005
Twenty-one staff members of the University of Manitoba have been recognized for their outstanding community involvement through Outreach Awards which will be presented tonight at a special reception....[continue]

Science Complex Campaign Cabinet Named
University of Guelph | November 18, 2005
The University of Guelph today announced the formation of a cabinet of prominent scientists and business leaders to help the University raise private funds for the new science complex....[continue]

U of G and Cuisine Canada Name Top Culinary Authors
University of Guelph | November 4, 2005
A book written by three of Canada’s most recognized authors, and dedicated to the foods served in the home of former Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and her husband John Ralston Saul, is among the winners of the eighth annual Canadian Culinary Book Contest, sponsored by the University of Guelph and Cuisine Canada....[continue]

Objects of Bright Pride: auction to feature Northwest Coast Art
Simon Fraser University | September 6, 2005
The Bill Reid Foundation and Simon Fraser University will present Objects of Bright Pride....[continue]



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