NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Gabor Sass named on the mayor's annual New Year's honour list

Dr. Gabor Sass was among those being honoured for their contributions to London. Sass made the list due to his approach to food management and sustainability. Read more.


Dr. Gordon McBean speaks on adapting to climate change fallout.

Dr. Gordon McBean, one of Canada's original climate change activists and IPCC Co-Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, says it's time to start adapting to the reality of a warming world. Read more.


Dr. Joy Parr receives prestigious lifetime achievement award

Congratulations to Dr. Joy Parr in receiving a lifetime achievement award – the Leonardo da Vinci Medal by the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). “The highest recognition from the Society for the History of Technology is the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the history of technology, through research, teaching, publication, and other activities.” Read more.


Dr. Gilliland launches smartphone app to encourage positive eating habits

Jason Gilliland's goal is to improve food literacy and diet amoung youth, and he's turning to a smartphone app to do so. As the Primary Investigator on a CIHR grant, his plan is to focus on and encourage youth to download and use SmartAPPetite, a smartphone app which provides food and health related tips and information to youth. Through the app, users are provided timely tips and information, which have all been designed by registered dietitians, and are from validated sources. Read more.


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