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April 2014

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April 17, 2014

M. Christine O’Reilly, a master of science candidate in the School of Environmental Sciences, will defend her thesis on "Characterization of Anaerobic Digestates to Determine Nitrogen Value and Improve Nutrient Management”. Her adviser is Prof. Paul Voroney.

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Location: Alexander Hall, Room 265

Date: 2014-04-17

Anne-Marie Roussy, a PhD candidate in the School of Environmental Sciences, will defend her thesis on “The Sexual and Vegetative Propagation of Sugar Maple and Its Threat From Norway Maple.” The adviser is Prof. Peter Kevan.

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Bovey Administrative Building, Room 1118 (Tiessen Room)

Date: 2014-04-17

April 22, 2014

Katelyn Congreves, a PhD candidate in the School of Environmental Sciences, will defend her thesis on “The Effect of Soil Organic Carbon Amendments on Nitrogen Dynamics After Broccoli (Brassica olercea L. var. Italica) Production." The adviser is Prof. Laura Van Eerd.

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Alexander Hall, Room 265

Date: 2014-04-22

The Department of Food Science is hosting a conference that will examine a case study of current policies related to raw and pasteurized milk.

By engaging a wide spectrum of experts, the conference will attempt to identify and understand how scientific research can be used for better policy-making decisions.

The conference aims to stimulate discussion on the need for a structured and transparent process to ensure that the most reliable scientific knowledge is used to make effective policy decisions.

For more information and to register, visit

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Arboretum Centre

Date: 2014-04-22

April 23, 2014

The eighth annual Neuroscience Day features talks and poster presentations by researchers in a variety of fields, including psychology, integrative biology and biomedical sciences.

The event is sponsored by the Collaborative Neuroscience Graduate Program, with funding provided by the College of Biological Sciences, the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, the Department of Psychology and the Ontario Veterinary College.

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Arboretum Centre

Date: 2014-04-23

Interaction is a full-day conference for university-bound Grade 10 and 11 students. U of G offers more than 35 sessions, providing students with the opportunity to explore our university community. Registration is required. The cost is $30 and includes lunch.

For more information, visit

Location: Rozanski Hall

2 days

Date: 2014-04-23

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1