OVC and Equine Guelph participating in Horse Experience 2015

July 6, 2015

The Ontario Veterinary College will be participating in Horse Experience 2015, an Equine Canada initiative in partnership with the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) and the Headwaters Tourism Association. The project features a month-long showcase of opportunities to see, touch and experience horses in Canada, in parallel with the sold-out Pan …

UofG researchers, students get $11.5 million from NSERC

July 2, 2015

The University of Guelph has received nearly $11.5 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to support the work of 80 faculty, researchers and students.

The awards were announced on June 22, 2015 in Oshawa, Ont., by Ed Holder, federal minister of state (science and technology). Across …

How do geckos regenerate tissue and heal without scarring?

June 29, 2015

Biomedical sciences professor Matt Vickaryous says he doesn’t study geckos, despite having a laboratory full of them.

“I study regeneration and wound healing, and geckos are the model we use to study these phenomena,” he explains. A U of G faculty member since 2008, Vickaryous recently received a …

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Primary Healthcare Centre offers hub for learning

June 23, 2015

The celebration of the Hill’s Pet Nutrition Primary Healthcare Centre’s (PHC) fifth anniversary in June not only marks the building’s opening, it also recognizes this important hub for student veterinary learning, primary healthcare provision and research.

“It’s an experiential learning lab — that’s really the philosophy – where students bring …