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Tiny Particles, Big Impact

Non-toxic, eco-friendly nanoparticles can improve health and personal care products.

RISE Conference

The University of Guelph hosted women in leadership, alumni, graduate and undergraduate students in a conference focusing on career transitions and development for women in Engineering programs.  Workshops, career panels and keynotes focused on skills for young women to advance in engineering and leadership positions, with leaders from Walmart Canada, Pepsico Inc, Apotex and others mentoring young engineering women.  Mary Wells, Dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences noted that  "this first conference of its kind at Guelph was an overwhelming success, providing an importan

Prof. Beth Parker wins M. King Hubbert Award

On August 28, 2018, The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) announced the recipients of the 2018 NGWA Awards of Excellence. Professor Beth Parker from the University of Guelph's School of Engineering was among the award winners. She was awarded the M. King Hubbert Award—presented to a person who has made a major science or engineering contribution to the groundwater industry through research, technical papers, teaching, and practical applications. Congratulations, Prof. Parker!

CEPS Prof. Talks Meteors and Earth on CBC’s Quirks and Quarks

Prof. Joanne O’Meara talked to CBC’s Quirks and Quarks on Aug. 31 about whether Earth gains weight as the result of meteor showers.

A professor and associate chair in the Department of Physics at U of G, O’Meara said Earth does gain weight — about 40,000 tonnes each year — due to space dust and remnants of meteors and asteroids. She added that this planet also loses weight from about 90,000 tonnes of hydrogen that escape Earth annually.

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