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Debating the Pros and Cons of Guelph being a 100% Renewable Energy City

CSAHS Geography professor, Dr. Kirby Calvert was a part of the debate of whether Guelph should be a 100% renewable energy city Friday night.  The event was organized by eMERGE Guelph and the University's Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at St. Georges Church hall.   

Ontario Attorney General to Give Truscott Lecture March 27th.

Challenging the status quo will be the focus of Ontario’s attorney general during the annual Truscott Lecture in Justice March 27 at the University of Guelph.

Yasir Naqvi, who oversees the justice system in Ontario, will focus on pretrial delay in criminal cases during this free lecture.

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Photo of Robin Milhausen, Sex and the married mom.  When you're an expert on sexuality, frank discussions just come naturally - whether at work or at home. Article written by Phil Andrews March 1 April 2017 Grand Magazine.

Our Sex Expert, Prof Robin Milhausen talks with Grand Magazine about Sex and the Married Mom

When Guelph sex-researcher and media-celebrity sexologist Robin Milhausen was coming of age in Collingwood, it was her father who delivered the birds and bees talk to her. Perhaps foreshadowing the arresting candour his child would come to develop for talking publicly about sexuality and relationships, Ford Milhausen served it up matter-of-factly. “He said: ‘Every guy is going to want to have sex with you. You’re going to have to pick the right one. Or ones,’ ” Milhausen recalls.

Cover of book called Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities by Mohammed Baobaid and Lynda M. Ashbourne

FRAN's Lynda Ashbourne releases Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities.

Lynda Ashbourne, from the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, is the co-author of Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities, released this month.  Created to support immigrant and newcomer families from collectivist backgrounds struggling with issues related to pre-migration, family violence, and child protection concerns, the Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response (CIFSR) model focuses on early risk identification and intervention, preserving safety, and appropriate conflict responses.  This informative book presents the

Navigating Romantic Relationships while Supporting Career Goals

Relationships require a lot of give-and-take to ensure both partners’ needs are met, especially when it comes to work-life balance. Starting this summer, psychology PhD students Grace Ewles and Rebecca Lee will interview female professionals to find out how they navigate their romantic relationships to support their career goals.

Although work-life balance has been the subject of many studies, the researchers found a void in the literature.

Guelph Psychology Prof Sees Travel Ban Negatives in Personal Light

Saba Safdar on the left and her daughter Newsha Ghaeli  When University of Guelph psychology professor Saba Safdar sees refugees fleeing war to come to a safe land, she contrasts their experiences with her own.

When the Iranian-born academic hears about a travel ban that targets Iran and six other countries, she can see how her own daughter, raised in Canada but living in the U.S., gets defensive about her heritage.

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