Candace Johnson, Associate Professor in Political Science, has won the 2017 Jill Vicker's Prize for her paper "Transnational reproductive rights regimes in the context of Zika virus". The prize is awarded to the author of the best paper presented at the 2017 conference of the Canadian Political Science Association on the topic of gender and politics.
We are excited to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Jackson as the newly appointed Associate Director, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute effective June 12, 2017 for a one-year term.
Family Relations and Applied Nutrition professor, Andrea Buchholz, was among ten members of the University of Guelph community who were honoured during the 22nd annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony May 4th. Four other U of G faculty members, three students, a staff member and volunteer were among Dr. Buchholz in receiving awards.
SSHRC’s Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better. This year, CSAHS PhD candidate in Geography, Abhilash (Abhi) Kantamneni made the top 25 Storytellers list. Abhi partners with communities to research the governance and diffusion of energy transitions.
Two University of Guelph students were among SSHRC's top 25 storytellers this year. CSAHS student Abhilash Kantamneni, a doctoral student in Geography as well as Megan Wilson, a 4th year English and Theatre Studies student.
Martha Billes, CSAHS Alumna, Canadian icon and philanthropist has been named the University's next chancellor. Billes is the controlling shareholder of Canadian Tire Corp. (CTC) Ltd., and is the first U of G graduate to be named chancellor of the University
"Martha Billes fought long and hard to establish herself as one of the most successful leaders in Canada, shattering sterotypes along the way," said U of G president Franco Vaccarino.
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