In this article from the National Post, Prof. Ross McKitrick comments on the new report expected on global warming from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Climate agency accused of cooling on global warming as new report lowers predicted temperature increase
Professor Bram Cadsby, in collaboration with Ryerson University's Fei Song and University of Canterbury's Maroš Servátka, recently released the findings of a study examining gender roles and competition in the workplace. The findings reveal that stereotypical gender roles are connected to a woman's ability to compete at work. Researchers find stereotypical gender roles relate to a woman’s ability to be competitive at work
On Friday, September 13, Associate Professor Emerita, Paulette Padanyi, led a symposium that discussed the findings of a three-year research project focused on understanding how receptive healthcare facilities are to using local food.
In this article from CBC News, Professor Timothy Dewhirst comments on concerns surrounding cigarette advertising in popular U.S. magazines read by many Canadian teens. Cigarette ads reappear in magazines read by Canadian teens
The College of Management and Economics recently unveiled a defined space for innovative teaching and learning. The Guelph Business Innovation Zone (uoG-BIZ), located in the former Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology (FVMI) building, has opened its doors and is ready for visitors.
Spanning two floors, uoG-BIZ features the following:
Economics Professor Miana Plesca has been awarded a $21,580 SSHRC grant to research Canada's skills gap. Miana is part of a team of 16 academics who have received more than $375,000 in funding to investigate this issue. Her research will focus on finding gaps between skill demand and supply, and how these apply to the Canadian economy. Government of Canada Invests in Research on Labour Market Issues
In this article from the National Post, Douglas Auld, Adjunct Professor of Economics and Finance, discusses the changes in and challenges of biofuel policy, and the need for caution in the development of long-term solutions to 21st century energy challenges. Read article Biofuel Blunder
In this article from At Guelph, CME PhD student Rita Hansen Sterne discusses the benefits of engaging in interdisciplinary work. Rita collaborated with fellow management PhD student Anahita Khazaei, and ecology PhD students Eric Harvey and Collette Ward on “Paradox and Dialogue: Ecology, Management and Food Sustainability” a presentation that was given at the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society Conference in Michigan this past June.
In today's Guelph Mercury, Prof. Sylvain Charlebois discusses factors affecting the lack of increases in food prices. Food price increases less than expected
In today's National Post, Prof. Timothy Dewhirst discusses the possible impact of marijuana legalization on the tobacco industry. Experts disagree on economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Canada