U of G Profs, Research Make Headlines

September 17, 2007 - In the News

Professors at the University of Guelph were featured in articles in the Toronto Star and Globe and Mail this weekend and on CBC's national morning news today.

Prof. Maurice Nelischer, director of the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, appeared on CBC's
Going Green program this morning. He discussed how he conducted an audit to calculate the carbon emissions produced by the school and what he has done to offset those emissions.

Integrative biology professors Robert Hanner and Paul Hebert and the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario were the subjects of a story on DNA barcoding and how it’s helping researchers discover overlooked species and develop a catalogue of all species.

In addition, environmental biology professor Andrew Gordon's research on intercropping and how it can increase crop yields during drought years was highlighted in a news article.

Prof. John Cranfield, Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, was among the experts quoted in an article on the sustainability of the "slow food" movement in the Globe and Mail.

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