Ontario Agricultural College COVID-19 Research Stories

Date Posted Researcher(s) Article
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

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

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 22, 2020

Vadim Karatayev
Madhur Anand

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

September 21, 2020 Shai Barbut Wired Magazine Speaks With Food Science Specialist
September 17, 2020 Serge Desmarais Toronto Star Column on Online Romance Features U of G Expert

September 14, 2020

Ashleigh Weeden

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

September 9, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Food Economist Talks Food Supply Amid COVID
September 4, 2020

Vadim Karatayev
Madhur Anand

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

September 2, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Experts Discuss Funding for Temporary Foreign Workers
September 2, 2020 Mike von Massow Experts Discuss Effects of Meat Processing Slowdowns
August 27, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Food Economist Does Not Expect Meat Shortages
August 25, 2020 Mike von Massow Food Economist Discusses Grocery Lineups with Toronto Star
August 24, 2020 Mike von Massow Financial Post Consults U of G Food Supply Expert
August 24, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Expert Discusses Canadian Meat Supply in National Media
August 11, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Food Economist Discusses Return of Grocery Hoarding
August 11, 2020 Mike von Massow Food Economist Consulted on Meat Plant Transformation
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 29, 2020 Mike von Massow Food Economist Discusses Meat Plants, Restaurant Futures
July 29, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Expert on How the Pandemic Will Change Restaurants
July 27, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Food Economist on How COVID-19 Is Changing Grocery Shopping
July 27, 2020 Mike von Massow U of G Food Economist Explains Why He Foresees Higher Food Prices
July 27, 2020 Michael von Massow Canadian Press, CBC Consult U of G Food Economist
July 23, 2020 Michael von Massow U of G Food Economist Discusses Changing Grocery Habits
July 23, 2020 Madhur Anand U of G Research on Pandemic Reopening Makes Headlines
July 23, 2020 Madhur Anand U of G Expert Says Pandemic Response Proves Changes to Protect Earth Are Possible
July 20, 20 Mike Von Massow
Alfons Weersink
Brendan McDougall

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

July 20, 2020 Madhur Anand U of G Prof Discusses Need for Art During Pandemic With TVO
July 15, 2020 Madhur Anand Ecologist’s Work on COVID-19 Classroom Spread Makes Headlines
July 13, 2020 Brady Deaton

Household food security still uncertain months after pandemic

July 13, 2020 Madhur Anand U of G Research on Vaccination Prioritization Makes Headlines
July 8, 2020 Keith Warriner
Ryan Prosser
Weather Network Consults U of G Experts
July 6, 2020 Keith Warriner Microbiology Expert Discusses Gloves as COVID-19 Protection
July 6, 2020 Keith Warriner U of G Mask-Cleaning Technology Makes Headlines
July 6, 2020 Keith Warriner Microbiology Expert Discusses Gloves as COVID-19 Protection
July 6, 2020 John Cranfield

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

June 30, 2020 Keith Warriner Food Safety Expert Talks Restaurant Safety and COVID-19
June 29, 2020 Katrina Merkies Equine Expert Discusses Pandemic’s Effects on Industry
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

Rene Van Acker

Supply Chain Innovation Can Reduce Coronavirus Food Shortages

May 25, 2020 Ashleigh Weeden

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

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 12, 2020 Getu Hailu

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

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 Alan Ker

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

April 20, 2020

Keith Warriner

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