Prof to be on CBC Radio, U of G Makes Headlines

January 29, 2009 - In the News

Prof. Diane Nalini de Kerckhove will be the subject of an hour-long show on the CBC radio program Farrago this Sunday. The program airs at 5 p.m. on CBC Radio 2. Host Jurgen Gothe will be playing selections from the physics professor and jazz singer/songwriter's three albums, as well as discussing her work at U of G. In Guelph, CBC Radio 2 can be heard at 94.1 FM or online.

Thursday's Globe and Mail featured an editorial column by OVC Prof. Jan Sargeant, director of the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and a faculty member in Population Medicine. Sargeant's commentary addresses the issue of raw milk in the context of an International symposium on the topic that is being held in Toronto this weekend. In the article, Sargeant, who also holds one of 14 Applied Public Health Chairs from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, explains why pasteurization is an important part of the milk production system and is performed for the safety of the public.

An opinion piece by Integrative Biology Prof. Andrew MacDougall is featured in the Feb. 2009 edition of Pour La Science, the French version of Scientific American. The editorial column explores whether invasive species are the cause or consequence of ecosystem perturbation. The piece is based on MacDougall's earlier research on the subject that was published in the journal Ecology and highlighted in an article in The New York Times Magazine.

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