Working by the book

Harper Collins publisher and University of Guelph graduate Iris Tupholme.

If you’ve been captivated by a novel by a contemporary Canadian writer, chances are Iris Tupholme helped get that book into your hands. As senior vice-president and executive publisher at HarperCollins Canada, Tupholme is responsible for the overall vision of the publishing program. Along with a team of editors, she decides which books make it

Is Donald Trump’s Twitter use changing how politicians communicate?

U of G professor Tamara Small on Trump's use of Twitter

From outbursts and accusations, to off-the-cuff commentary andcriticizing foreign counterparts, U.S. President Donald Trump’s bold use of Twitter has been a source of frustration and fascination. But is he impulsively sharing his thoughts or is it a brilliant media strategy? Political science professor Tamara Small researches social media use among Canadian politicians. She talks about

How scientist Mike Dixon is using space technology to combat food scarcity on Earth

University of Guelph scientist Mike Dixon grows food in barren places

Prof. Mike Dixon, School of Environmental Sciences, is an expert at growing food in places where food has never been grown before. Whether it’s mimicking the harsh environment of Mars or the extreme temperatures of Canada’s Far North and the Middle East, Dixon’s research — which employs cutting-edge LED lighting and space technologies — could