Fundamental Science and its Application

Fundamental Science and its Application builds understanding of the continuum between curiosity-driven, discovery-based exploration of the properties of the universe and living systems on one hand, and the application of that knowledge and wisdom to real-world problems on the other. 

Changing the way we see differences: Stories are a powerful tool for challenging stereotypes

Changing the way we see differences: Stories are a powerful tool for challenging stereotypes (Canada Research Chairs - 2 pager)

Highlighting the research of Carla Rice, Canada Research Chair in Care, Gender and Relationships.

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DNA Barcoding (10 Things To Know About...)

Scientists envision a world where technology can be used to quickly identify any species, through DNA barcoding. This technology, developed at the University of Guelph, is based on a rapid, efficient and digital network, bringing together the broad science community to help preserve and examine entire biotic systems. Here are 10 things to know about DNA barcoding.

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Elora Research Station - Dairy facility (Strategically Themed Newsletter)

The Elora Research Station is one of the largest agricultural research farms in Canada, covering 2,310 acres. It’s designed to support intensive research in crops, soils, beef and dairy.

The Dairy Facility at the Elora Research Station is a state-of-the-art dairy research facility, drawing visitors from around the globe. Since January 2016, the facility has enabled world-class research that helps keep the Ontario and Canadian dairy sectors innovative, competitive and sustainable.

The facility’s unique design allows researchers to conduct a wide range of research projects with adaptable, leading-edge technologies, while supporting education and training. Research at the facility includes optimal weaning strategies,
genetics of feed-efficient cows and reduced methane emissions, and best management practices for new technologies such as automated milk feeders for calves.

The $25-million, 175,000-square-foot facility, completed in May 2015, is a joint project of the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO), the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), the University of Guelph and the Ontario dairy industry represented by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario. The Dairy Facility is managed by the University of Guelph through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration with OMAFRA.

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Environment (Strategically Themed Newsletter)

Our future well-being depends greatly on the health of our planet. The University of Guelph supports research dedicated to preserving, protecting and improving the environment, through a wide range of disciplines as diverse as the environment itself.

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From start to finish (Strategically Themed Newsletter)

Equine Guelph and the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare have developed strong partnerships with the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC).

Researchers and educators work together to improve the lives of all horses, and of the equine industry as a whole. 

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Good food is good medicine (Strategically Themed Newsletter)

The University of Guelph – Canada’s food university – is committed to improving Canadians’ health and quality of life through innovative agri-food research and development.

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Harnessing nature's medicine (Research Magazine)

This second edition of the OMAFRA-UofG Partnership, Agri-Food yearbook focuses on sustainability from an economic, social and environmental view point. 

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Hitting Pay Dirt (Research Magazine)

This tenth edition of the Agri-Food Yearbook, highlighting the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership, focuses on how research and innovation have built resilience and yielded unexpected dividends during the pandemic. 

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How Sweet It Is (Research Magazine)

This eighth edition of the Agri-Food Yearbook, highlighting the OMAFRA-U of G Agreement, focuses on how agri-food research and innovation have a positive impact on the health of our communities, our environment and our economy.

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Human Health and Disease (Strategically Themed Newsletter)

The University’s one health focus promotes an understanding of the relationship between human, environmental and animal health. Guelph researchers strive to understand and provide cures for the whole health spectrum, from zoonotic diseases to mental health issues.