Ontario Agricultural College COVID-19 Research Stories

Date Posted Researcher(s) Article
April 6, 2023 Leith Deacon

Mental Health Tops List of COVID-Related Impacts in Rural Communities: U of G Pilot Study

January 23, 2023 Lawrence Goodridge 

Monitoring Airport Wastewater Growing More Complicated, Says U of G Researcher

January 6, 2023 Lawrence Goodridge

Microbiologist Makes Headlines on Airport Wastewater Testing

June 15, 2022 Lawrence Goodridge

U of G Wastewater Surveillance Provides Valuable COVID-19 Data during Times of Limited Testing

April 14, 2022 Ryan Gibson

Pandemic Heightened Rural Immigration Issues: Study

Lawrence Goodridge

Microbiologist Explains Wastewater Testing to Globe & Mail

February 14, 2022 Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor

What the Ambassador Bridge and Other Blockades Mean For Canada-U.S. Trade

February 7, 2022 Lawrence Goodridge

Microbiologist Explains COVID-19 Wastewater Testing to Global News

February 1, 2022 Lawrence Goodridge

Conference Underlines Need for More Black Scientists in STEM: U of G Food Scientist

January 17, 2022

Lawrence Goodridge Prof Makes Headlines with COVID Wastewater Project
January 14, 2022 Lawrence Goodridge

Wastewater Testing More Important Than Ever, Says U of G Researcher

December 23, 2021 Keith Warriner
Mahdiyeh Hasani

U of G Food Science Technology Adapted for N95 Mask Sanitization

October 25, 2021 Loong-Tak Lim

U of G Researchers Develop Plant-Based Masks to Replace Disposables

October 5, 2021 Maria Corradini
Maleeka Singh

Risk of Contracting COVID-19 from Grocery Store Surfaces Low, U of G Research Finds

September 21, 2021 Katrina Merkies U of G researchers help horse community manage the pandemic
September 3, 2021 Lawrence Goodridge

COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance Is Making Campus Safer, Plans to Expand, Says U of G Prof

August 19, 2021 Leith Deacon

Researchers Aim to Improve Rural Representation in COVID-19 Policies

August 4, 2021 Nadia Amoroso

Creating an artistic representation of space use on campus

July 19, 2021 Lawrence Goodridge

Food Scientist Discusses Buffet Safety With CTV News

May 31, 2021 Paul Spagnuolo

Nutraceuticals hold promise for preventing COVID-19 from taking hold

April 1, 2021 Lawrence Goodridge
Ed McBean
Heather Murphy
Marc Habash

U of G Researchers Testing Wastewater for New COVID-19 Variants

March 17, 2021 Madhur Anand

Research on Pandemic Third Wave Makes Headlines

February 26, 2021

S. Ashleigh Weeden

Keeping COVID-19 Out of Rural Canada Proving Difficult

February 16, 2021

Jeffrey Farber

Coronavirus and Food Safety: What the Studies Say

February 11, 2021 Madhur Anand
Gabrielle Brankston
Monica Cojocaru

Three U of G Women Scientists Discuss How the Pandemic Has Affected Their Work

January 7, 2021 Madhur Anand

U of G Research on Vaccination Prioritization Makes Headlines

December 21, 2020

Michael von Massow

Capping Food Delivery App Fees Could Save Restaurants This COVID-19 Winter

December 14, 2020

Madhur Anand

Which Age Group — Old or Young — Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine First May Depend on Timing

November 24, 2020

Mahdiyeh Hasani

U of G Researcher Recognized for Applying Innovation To Developing PPE Sanitizing Units

November 13, 2020

Helen Hambly

Building Back Better After COVID-19 With Fast Broadband For All

November 2, 2020 Keith Warriner

Province Funds U of G Innovation Aimed at Decontaminating Surgical Gowns

October 28, 2020 Mike von Massow

U of G Food Economist Explains Why He Foresees Higher Food Prices

October 28, 2020

Lawrence Goodridge

U of G Researcher Receives National Funding to Track Outbreaks Using Wastewater

October 27, 2020 Lawrence Goodridge

Sewage Surveillance: How Scientists Track Diseases Like COVID-19 Before They Spread

October 14, 2020

Rana Telfah

U of G Research Investigating Experience of Syrian Refugees in Rural Areas During the Pandemic

October 1, 2020 Lawrence Goodridge
Ed McBean
Andrew Papadopoulos
Heather Murphy

U of G Researchers Testing University Residence Wastewater as Early Detector of COVID Outbreaks

September 29, 2020 Mike von Massow

U of G Food Economist Discusses Return of Grocery Hoarding

September 22, 2020

Vadim Karatayev
Madhur Anand

Are Local Shutdowns Effective, or Should They Be in Lockstep Provincewide?

September 14, 2020

Ashleigh Weeden

The Pandemic is Pushing Canadians Out of Cities and Into the Countryside

September 4, 2020

Vadim Karatayev
Madhur Anand

Local COVID-19 Strategies Outperform Province-Wide Ones, U of G Study Finds

August 25, 2020 Madhur Anand

Ecologist’s Work on COVID-19 Classroom Spread Makes Headlines

August 11, 2020 Mike von Massow

U of G Food Economist on How COVID-19 Is Changing Grocery Shopping

August 10, 2020 Nadia Amoroso
Catherine Bush
Christian Giroux
James Harley
Troy Hourie
Peter Kuling
Kim Martin
Meghan McMurtry
Alyssa Woods

U of G Awards Funding for New Creative Works That Explore the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 5, 2020

Keith Warriner

U of G-Developed PPE Sanitizer Receives New Funding

July 27, 2020 Michael von Massow

U of G Expert on How the Pandemic Will Change Restaurants

July 20, 2020 Mike Von Massow
Alfons Weersink
Brendan McDougall

Short-term solutions and quick action helped supply chain in pandemic’s early days

July 13, 2020 Brady Deaton

Household food security still uncertain months after pandemic

July 6, 2020 John Cranfield

What we’ve learned about consumer choice from the COVID-19 pandemic

June 29, 2020 Michael von Massow

Food Economist Discusses Meat Plants, Restaurant Futures

June 29, 2020 Alan Ker

Agriculture in Canada will remain resilient amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 25, 2020

Paul Spagnuolo

U of G Researcher Studying Nutraceuticals in Fighting COVID-19 Virus Awarded Funding

June 4, 2020 Madhur Anand

U of G Prof Discusses Need for Art During Pandemic With TVO

June 4, 2020

Rene Van Acker

Supply Chain Innovation Can Reduce Coronavirus Food Shortages

June 2, 2020 Keith Warriner

Food Safety Expert Talks Restaurant Safety and COVID-19

May 25, 2020 Shai Barbut

Wired Magazine Speaks With Food Science Specialist

May 25, 2020 Ashleigh Weeden

Do You Have a Right to Go to the Cottage During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

May 21, 2020 Madhur Anand

U of G Research on Pandemic Reopening Makes Headlines

May 19, 2020 Michael von Massow

Food Economist Consulted on Meat Plant Transformation

May 19, 2020 Keith Warriner

Microbiology Expert Discusses Gloves as COVID-19 Protection

May 15, 2020

Ryan Gibson
Ashleigh Weeden

Rural Areas Still Struggling With Pandemic, Say U of G Researchers

May 15, 2020 Ken McEwan

Canada’s $4.2-billion pork industry needs open trade

May 13, 2020 Michael von Massow

U of G Expert Discusses Canadian Meat Supply in National Media

May 12, 2020 Getu Hailu

Plan now to avoid panic-buying redux when next COVID-19 wave hits, says researcher

May 11, 2020 Michael von Massow

U of G Food Economist Discusses Changing Grocery Habits

May 8, 2020 Keith Warriner

Weather Network Consults U of G Experts

May 7, 2020 Mike von Massow

Financial Post Consults U of G Food Supply Expert

May 5, 2020

Michael von Massow
Alfons Weersink

Why We Aren’t Running Out of Food During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 28, 2020 Keith Warriner

Alliance-funded fruit and vegetable technology adapted to sanitize N95 masks amid COVID-19 pandemic

April 28, 2020 Katrina Merkies

Equine Expert Discusses Pandemic’s Effects on Industry

April 28, 2020 Alan Ker

U of G Experts Contribute to COVID-19-Focused Agriculture Journal

April 24, 2020 Mike von Massow

Food Economist Discusses Grocery Lineups with Toronto Star

April 22, 2020 Madhur Anand

U of G Expert Says Pandemic Response Proves Changes to Protect Earth Are Possible

April 21, 2020 Michael von Massow

Canadian Press, CBC Consult U of G Food Economist

April 21, 2020 Keith Warriner

U of G Mask-Cleaning Technology Makes Headlines

April 20, 2020 Michael von Massow

U of G Food Economist Does Not Expect Meat Shortages

April 20, 2020

Keith Warriner

U of G Innovation Behind N95 Mask Sanitizing Units Now Used by Hospitals

April 16, 2020 Mike von Massow
Benjamin Bohrer
Evan Fraser

Experts Discuss Effects of Meat Processing Slowdowns

April 14, 2020 Mike von Massow
Evan Fraser

U of G Experts Discuss Funding for Temporary Foreign Workers

April 8, 2020 Keith Warriner

Food Science Expert on Safety of Takeout and COVID-19

April 2, 2020 Mike von Massow

U of G Food Economist Talks Food Supply Amid COVID