A U of G grad is among a team of researchers who received a 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award for including traditional Inuit voices in discussions of new shipping routes being planned for Canada’s North. As the project’s community research lead since early 2016, Dr. Natalie Carter, PhD ’15, Dip. ’98, has paid repeated visits
It’s not every day that you might have to tend a grey whale with an inflamed tail, rescue a sea lion caught in a plastic noose or nurse a half-frozen sea turtle back to life. Unless you’re Dr. Marty, whose regular encounters with creatures in distress on Canada’s west coast brought a video crew calling
When scientists one day crack the mystery of a disease killing chimps in a West African animal sanctuary, Dr. Ismail “Izzy” Hirji, DVM ’14, can claim part of the credit. Most of the time, Hirji serves as a veterinarian in Toronto, including running a mobile service for wildlife rescue and exotic pets. In 2016 and
Four years ago, U of G graduate and award-winning photojournalist Vanessa Tignanelli packed up her camera equipment and headed for West Africa on her inaugural volunteer assignment for Photographers Without Borders (PWB). In Gambia, she captured numerous photos of people for the Ageing with a Smile Initiative community foundation, which aims to draw attention to
For the past eight years, the Community Outreach Club at U of G’s OVC has organized and hosted clinics at Kettle and Stony Point First Nation in southwestern Ontario.
Although COVID-19 has been a first in our lifetime, earlier outbreaks on and off campus offer potential lessons for today, from quarantining to keeping kids safe at school.
Fifty years after it was established through, the arboretum has become a place for discovery and learning about the natural world.
Canadian veterinarians have higher stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, anxiety and depression, and reported more suicidal ideation and lower resilience than the general population.
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