Research Magazines

Research magazine highlights the University’s diverse research strengths in a concise news format. Each issue focuses on a specific area of research activity. Research is written and produced by participants in the Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge (SPARK)

Featured magazine

Cover of Research Magazine July 2014 issue - Leading the Way

 

Leading the Way

The Summer 2014 Research magazine highlights the creative research partnerships that help foster innovation. Click on the magazine cover for a PDF copy

Archived magazines

Cover of Research Magazine June 2013 issue - collaborating globally

 

What the World Needs Now 

The Summer 2013 Research magazine highlights the breadth of global activities involving University of Guelph researchers and their collaborators. Click on the magazine cover for a PDF copy

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This Research Yields Gold

This fourth edition of the Agri-Food Yearbook, highlighting the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership, focuses on the return on investment through innovation and collaboration. Click on the magazine cover for a full screen view.
 

Cover of Research Magazine Volume 27 (Summer 2012)

 

Brand New Keys For Learning

The Summer 2012 Research magazine highlights pedagogical research being done at the University of Guelph. Click on the magazine cover for a PDF copy.

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A Better Bottom Line

The third edition of the OMAFRA-UofG Partnership, Agri-Food yearbook.  Click on the magazine cover for a full screen view. 

 

A Helping Hand

The Winter 2011 Research magazine focuses on human health and disease. Click on the magazine cover for a full screen view.

 

Harnessing nature's medicine

This second edition of the OMAFRA-UofG Partnership, Agri-Food yearbook focuses on sustainability from an economic, social and environmental view point. Click on the magazine cover for a full screen view.

 

Reduce, Reuse... rock on!

The winter 2010 edition of the Research magazine highlights transdisciplinary research at the University of Guelph. Click on the magazine cover for a full screen view.

 

Keen on green

This first Agri-food yearbook highlights the partnership for research, laboratory and veterinary programs between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and the University of Guelph.
 

Water Management

 

Water's bright future

Water is the source of life, and a wellspring of research and discovery. University of Guelph researchers are studying water's role in biological processes, security and source protection, conservation and health. This Research magazine examines how water flows through these four disciplines and how it can unite all in its care and management.

Equine

 

Art and Science

The 5th anniversary of Equine Guelph is commemorated in this issue of Research magazine by taking a close look at the advancements the University of Guelph has made in the lives of horses. All aspects of a horse’s well-being are covered from nutrition to reproduction, heart to respiratory care.

Towards a Cure

 

Towards a cure

New innovations developed at the University of Guelph through funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) are highlighted in this edition of Research magazine. CFI’s 10-year anniversary is celebrated by exploring the University’s research in everything from arts to science.

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Just Add Science

Canada’s farming community is the lifeblood of our entire food system. This issue of the Research magazine is dedicated to the many aspects of agricultural research at the University of Guelph. See what researchers are doing to support farmers – developing new plant varieties with better disease resistance and quality, improving the health of livestock, managing the impact of farming on the environment and creating renewable fuels from agricultural resources.

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Health and Nature

From functional foods to obesity prevention, from zoonotic diseases to climate change, this issue of the University of Guelph’s Research magazine is a dual reflection on health and nature. Delve into how the two aspects intertwine as your learn about underlying causes for disease, how the natural world around us plays a role and how new research will help improve health.

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Society and Culture

Explore the meaning of reality television. Find out how history can predict the future. Learn about the evolution of western movies. This Research magazine highlights arts and social science research at Guelph and focuses on the changing landscape of society and how it affects our day-to-day lives.

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Our Changing Communities

As society becomes increasingly complex, families and communities must find ways to adapt while maintaining the qualities and characteristics that make them unique. This Research magazine focuses on how families and communities around the world are managing change and striving to be healthier, more efficient and prosperous

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Seeing What Others Don't

From tiny molecules to vast outer space, from improving the eyesight of a single person to fulfilling the vision of an entire community, this Research magazine focuses on innovation in its many forms. Explore new perspectives on societies, the physical sciences, health, agri-food and the environment.

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Horse Power

A new partnership between the Equine Research Centre and the Ontario Veterinary College has created Equine Guelph, focusing on equine health and performance. Read about new developments in nutrition, health, reproduction and exercise physiology… straight from the horse’s mouth.

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The Roots of Change

This Research magazine looks at the University of Guelph's international development efforts around the world in areas of food security, environment, communication and technology, and community development. Read about how new research partnerships and community friendships are taking root along the road to sustainable growth.

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Taking Care of Each Other

The focus of this magazine is companion animal research being performed at the University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College. Read about the latest develpments in OVC's pioneering research in animal health, disease diagnosis and treatment technologies that can help our best friends lead long, fulfilling lives

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Looking out for public health

This Research magazine is the biggest yet and covers the broad spectrum of environmental research taking place at the University of Guelph. Explore the diversity of U of G's environmental research as it relates to public health, ecosystems, bio-diversity, and social and rural issues. Access the latest developments in the field by visiting our "living" magazine link.

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Engineering for Life

The University of Guelph's School of Engineering is establishing itself as a nationally recognized centre of excellence in biological and environmental engineering. Find out about the diversity of research in the school, spanning areas such as agri-food, the environment, bio-medicine and new technologies.

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Building the Foundation for Good Food

The University of Guelph is recognized as a world leader in all aspects of food research. Find out why it's on the leading edge of new developments in food safety, analysis and improvements, and how it's addressing consumer issues relating to food in this edition of the Research magazine.

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An Inventory of Guelph Foods

The Food Inventory is a showcase of the many foods developed by University of Guelph researchers over the past century. From the wheat milled for bread to the barley malted for beer, the inventory highlights an extraordinary chapter in the history of Canadian food.

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A World Leader in Plant Agriculture (HTML)

The University of Guelph's Department of Plant Agriculture is one of the most expansive plant agriculture departments in North America. Its research strengths in horticulture, crops, and plant biotechnology are explored in this issue of Research magazine.

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HTML)

This Research magazine explores the breadth of research relating to human health taking place at the University of Guelph. More than 70 articles describe the latest research on disease prevention and treatment, functional foods, public and social health issues, women's health issues, cancer, nutrition and health-related technologies.

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Equine Excellence (HTML)

The University of Guelph is an important centre of equine research, in part due to the enhanced partnership program with OMAFRA. The equine research program is the focus of Equine Excellence, the Spring 1998 edition of Research magazine. Articles highlight topics such as horse respiration and digestion, exercise performance, minimizing lameness and improving reproduction.

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New Technologies (HTML)

The range of research at the University of Guelph leads to new advances in technology. That's why the Spring 1997 edition of Research magazine is dedicated to New Technologies. Articles cover advances in animal health and production, plant technologies, teaching skills, disease control, chemical design and discovery, materials control, food safety, and product quality.

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Dedicated to Dairy (HTML)

Dairy is the largest animal industry in Ontario. To highlight this important part of Ontario's agricultural economy, the Summer 1997 edition of Research magazine is Dedicated to Dairy! Articles focus on research topics such as herd management and housing, productivity, genetic improvement of cattle, dairy policy, human nutrition, and dairy product enhancement.

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Aquatic Oasis (HTML)

Although Guelph is a landlocked city far from Canada's ocean coastlines, it's a leader in aquatic science, as shown in the Summer 1995 edition of Research magazine, An Aquatic Oasis. More than 60 articles focus on University of Guelph research on fish and other aquatic animals, featuring topics such as animal welfare, aquaculture, fish diseases, ecology and environment, evolution, human health and nutrition and toxicology.
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