The College of Biological Science extends its sincere sympathies to the family, friends, colleagues and students of Dr. Denis Lynn, College Professor Emeritus, who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 26 on Calvert Island, British Columbia.
With over 50 submissions involving a broad and incredible range of CBS experiences, the winners of the photo contest have been selected. Thank you so much to all who shared their photos with us.
By: Alexander Hare, PhD student Dept. of Integrative Biology
Field season in the Yukon, exploring Kluane National Park.
"Depression affects twice as many women as men and there needs to be more research on what makes men’s and women’s brains so different, say researchers at the University of Guelph."
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Marcie Colledge, PhD, is the co-founder of Yellow Scope, a company that creates engaging and creative science kits for girls. Based in Portland, Oregon, their mission is to help close the gender gap in the STEM fields by helping to provide opportunities for curious young girls to experiment with real science.
"Ryan Norris, an ecology professor from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada said it would be dangerous to think the improved coverage in their wintering grounds meant the butterflies were out of the woods."
A move by Ottawa to use Canada's food guide to drill home the dangers of chronic alcohol use caught some nutrition and addiction experts by surprise, but they welcomed the tougher stance on an issue they say demands a co-ordinated strategy.
"It's sort of been the elephant in the corner of the room," says University of Guelph nutrition professor David Ma, university research leadership chair and director of the Guelph Family Health Study.