Graduate Student Presenting At The Labrador Research Forum

Nic Durish, Master’s student in the School of Computer Science, will present some of his research at the upcoming Labrador Research Forum (May 1-3). This is the 2nd such event to be held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and will bring together interdisciplinary researchers working in the communities of Labrador. Nic’s presentation will take place onContinue reading "Graduate Student Presenting At The Labrador Research Forum"

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Pint Of Science Tickets Arrive Tomorrow!

They’re almost here! Pint of Science tickets are available tomorrow – May 1st – in twenty-five cities spanning Canada – including for the first time ever, Guelph. If you are interested in attending Pint of Science Guelph (or any of the Pint of Science venues across the country), you’ll be able to order your freeContinue reading "Pint Of Science Tickets Arrive Tomorrow!"

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Congratulations Brandon

Congratulations to Brandon Edwards on being named the winner of the 2019 Taverner Award from the Society of Canadian Ornithologists. The Taverner Award is an annual undergraduate research award presented by the society to honour the work of Percy A. Taverner, an ornithologist from Guelph, Ontario. As described on the Society of Canadian Ornithologists website:Continue reading "Congratulations Brandon"

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Toward A Curriculum in Experiential Learning

The University of Guelph will host the 2019 Teaching & Learning Innovations (TLI) Conference, April 30-May 1st. The theme of this year’s conference is Perspectives on Experiential Learning. I am happy to announce that I will be joining Dr. Shoshanah Jacobs (Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology) to present the “Toward A Curriculum in ExperientialContinue reading "Toward A Curriculum in Experiential Learning"

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Students Awarded Northern Scientific Training Program Grants

Congratulations to Nic Durish, Marshall Asch, Brandon Edwards, and Patrick Houlding. Each have been awarded funding through Polar Knowledge Canada’s Northern Scientific Training Program. The 2019-2020 awards, valued at $2,300 each, will support their travel to and research with communities in the Circumpolar North of Canada. Nic, who was also awarded funding in the 2018-2019Continue reading "Students Awarded Northern Scientific Training Program Grants"

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The Improve Life Challenge Was Dino-mite

The 2019 Improve Life Challenge (ILC) ended Friday evening after an intense day of collaboration between forty students and nine community partners. Even now, after having had some time to relax and reflect, I find myself still energized by the day. For those who are curious, the ILC is an interdisciplinary event that challenges studentsContinue reading "The Improve Life Challenge Was Dino-mite"

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Alumni Awards & Honours Gala

For the last year or so, I’ve been working with Alumni Affairs & Development at the University of Guelph to plan the inaugural Alumni Awards & Honours Gala. Last Thursday, a year of effort came to fruition as we invited students, staff, faculty, industry partners, and alumni to return to the School of Computer ScienceContinue reading "Alumni Awards & Honours Gala"

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Pint Of Science!

As previously mentioned, Pint of Science is coming to Guelph. Specifically, Pint of Science Guelph will take place during the eves of May 20, 21, and 22 at six different venues (five downtown, plus Wellington Brewery).  The list of confirmed speakers is almost complete. To date, we have identified an incredible line up of facultyContinue reading "Pint Of Science!"

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The Improve Life Challenge

Calling all passionate nerds of any ilk – all artists, all scientists, all public health specialists, all agricultural students, all business students, and more – if you have a desire to improve life, we are looking for you! The 2019 Improve Life Challenge (ILC) is quickly approaching, and it’s going to be incredible. Last year,Continue reading "The Improve Life Challenge"

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#Ornitholoday

If you are someone who loves birds, math, statistics, and/or computer science, you should probably put March 20th in your calendar right now. Between 8 am and 4 pm EDT on Wednesday the 20th, undergraduate student Brandon Edwards will be taking over the IBIS Journal’s Twitter account as part of their 2019 campaign to haveContinue reading "#Ornitholoday"

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