Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Spotlight on Faculty

Rumina Dhalla

Rumina Dhalla

My main research interests are in organizational identity and reputation and their implications for organizational strategies, sustainability and CSR. My research projects include sustainability and certifications in the Australian wine industry and social enterprise in Tanzania.

Email: rdhalla@uoguelph.ca

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Marcel Schlaf

The ultimate goal of our research is to develop technology that helps to enable a shift of our carbon resource from fossil non-renewables (crude oil, natural gas and coal) to renewable biomass in form of agricultural and forestry byproducts such as corn stover, straws, wood chips and bark, etc.

Email: mschlaf@uoguelph.ca

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Deborah Powell

My research focuses mainly on personnel selection, with an emphasis on finding valid and fair methods of hiring the best employees. Most recently, I have investigated employment interviews as a promising approach to measuring personality in job applicants. My research also...

Email: dpowell@uoguelph.ca

Cynthia Scott-Dupree in winter

Cynthia Scott-Dupree

My research interests include integrated management of insect pests in horticultural, fruit, field and greenhouse crops using environmentally compatible control methods, insecticide resistance management, and the impact of...

Email: cscottdu@uoguelph.ca

University of Guelph Computer Sciences Professor Minglun Gong

Minglun Gong

Dr. Gong’s research interests cover various topics in the broad area of visual computing (including computer graphics, computer vision, visualization, image processing, and pattern recognition).

Portrait of Dr. Kate Parizeau

Kate Parizeau

Dr. Kate Parizeau is interested in research questions concerning the social context of waste and its management. Her research uses waste management practices as a lens through which to interrogate complex systems of social organization and human exchanges with the natural world.

Email: kate.parizeau@uoguelph.ca

Portrait of Dr. Nicolas Brunet

Nicolas Brunet

I am interested in the diverse knowledge systems and participatory approaches (citizen science, youth engagement, community-based monitoring, Indigenous guardians, etc.) that contribute to community-led environmental decision making in resource-based and remote communities.

Email: nicolas.brunet@uoguelph.ca

Alicia Viloria-Petit

Alicia Viloria-Petit

The goal of my research is to improve the life of cancer patients by identifying tools to make better treatment decisions. This can possibly improve several important aspects of the life of a cancer patient, including treatment response, the quality of life, and the overall survival following treatment.