CBC To Feature Cliff Research, U of G Makes Headlines

September 21, 2007 - In the News

A U of G professor and researcher will be featured on CBC's national radio program Fresh Air Sunday around 8:30 a.m. Integrative Biology Prof. Doug Larson and research associate Peter Kelly, both members of U of G's Cliff Ecology Research Group, will be discussing their book, The Last Stand: A Journey Through the Ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the Niagara Escarpment. Fresh Air, hosted by Jeff Goodes, can be heard on CBC Radio One.

In addition, a U of G professors and researchers were featured recently in the national and international media.

A new study by U of G graduate student Cailey Hartwick and psychology professors Serge Desmarais and Karl Hennig on characteristics of men and women who have been victims of sexual coercion was the focus of an article in today's National Post. The research was published this week in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality.

Research by Profs. Alison Duncan, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, and Janis Randall Simpson, Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, was featured in Thursday's Toronto Star. The article discussed their recent study on weight gain during the first year of university .

Also on Thursday, Psychology Prof. Michael Grand was interviewed by CBC Radio's Metro Morning about Ontario's new adoption law. Grand was also featured in a CanWest news article on the same subject that appeared in the National Post and Windsor Star, among others.

In addition, The Economist and the Taipei Times ran articles Thursday about Integrative Biology Prof. Paul Hebert's research on DNA bar coding. The second international Barcode of Life conference is being held in Taiwan this week, with about 350 DNA barcoding experts from 46 nations attending.

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