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Family Relations and Applied Nutrition Prof elected to College of Scholars

Image of Carla Rice Family Relations and Applied Nutrition professor, Carla Rice, was among two other University of Guelph Professors to be elected into the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Elected for her exceptional contribution to her field of study, which is helping people relate across differences and address power in affirmative ways.  

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Access to "ethical" food often available only to the wealthy, study finds

The benefits of buying "ethical" food at farmer's markets and organic grocers often comes at the expense of equal access, according to a new study at the University of Guelph.  Professor and Director of the Arrell Food Institute, Evan Fraser, and researcher Kelly Hodgins highlight a paradox within the "ethical eating" movement. There are several reasons that prevent lower-income people from accessing these foods, ranging from higher prices, to social stigma, to geography.  

Pols Professor, Candace Johnson wins the 2017 Jill Vicker's Prize

Photo of Political Science Professor Candace Johnson  Candace Johnson, Associate Professor in Political Science, has won the 2017 Jill Vicker's Prize for her paper "Transnational reproductive rights regimes in the context of Zika virus". The prize is awarded to the author of the best paper presented at the 2017 conference of the Canadian Political Science Association on the topic of gender and politics.  

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Pillow Talk is Big Talk: Gender and the Intimate Spaces of Prevention and Sexual Pleasure in Cape Town, South Africa

On Wednesday, May 24th, Dr. Laura Pascoe will be giving a guest lecture entitled “Pillow Talk is Big Talk: Gender and the Intimate Spaces of Prevention and Sexual Pleasure in Cape Town, South Africa”. The talk will take place from 10:30-12:00 at the Centre for Families, Work, and Wellbeing (17 University Ave East). All faculty and graduate students are encouraged to attend!  Please see the attached poster for more information.
 

SSHRC's Top 25 Storytellers - CSAHS PhD candidate Abhilash Kantamneni

Photo of Abhilash KantamneniSSHRC’s Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.  This year, CSAHS PhD candidate in Geography, Abhilash (Abhi) Kantamneni made the top 25 Storytellers list. Abhi partners with communities to research the governance and diffusion of energy transitions.

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