Centres, Institutes, and Groups

The University of Guelph's Policy and Procedures on Research Centres and Institutes, and Scholarly Chairs outlines the process for establishing a centre or institute, governance expectations and reporting requirements. The official version of this policy is housed with the University Secretariat.

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Microscopy image taken by M. Strueder-kypke Advanced Analysis Centre

The AAC is a centralized research support facility comprised of specialized high-end laboratories (NMR, x-ray diffraction and scattering, molecular and cellular imaging, mass spectrometry, phytotron and genomics). The Centre is an integral part of the U of G research infrastructure with the capability of providing services such as data acquisition, data interpretation and training opportunities for all members of the scientific community.

aquaculture centre banner Aquaculture Centre

Co-ordinates research, extension and educational activities to facilitate information and technology transfer to the private sector and contribute to the economic and environmental sustainability of aquaculture.

Biodiversity Institute of Ontario logo Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO)

Takes the lead role in an international consortium whose goal, over the next 20 years, is to develop a molecular barcode for every multi-cellular species on the planet.

image depicting polaroid photos of animals, hanging on a line Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare

Promotes animal welfare through research and education.

Canadian Research Institute in Food Safety (CRIFS)

Fosters links among researchers, the food industry, consumer groups and regulatory agencies to bolster the Canadian agri-food sector through public health protection, enhancement of trade and increased awareness of food safety.