Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Spotlight on Faculty

Tricia Van Rhijn

Tricia Van Rhijn

My research interests include parent-child relationships, child development, early childhood education and care, child and family well-being, family relations, various aspects of work-life integration (as well as school-life or school-work-life integration), and the experiences of non-traditional students in formal post-secondary education, in particular mature students and student parents. 

Email: tricia.vanrhijn@uoguelph.ca

Jeji Varghese

Jeji Varghese

My research aims to improve life by helping diverse human societies to better relate to each other and think more critically about the impacts of our actions on our fellow non-human beings.

Email: varghese@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.

University of Guelph Professor Paul Voroney, Environmental Sciences

Paul Voroney

My research program studies the effects of agricultural management practices (tillage and cropping systems) on the nature and dynamics of soil organic matter (SOM).​

Email: pvoroney@uoguelph.ca

Headshot of Jon Warland

Jon Warland

My current research is examining weather impacts on specialty crop production in Ontario. Historical analysis provides insight into conditions favourable for production, allowing for better...

Email: jwarland@uoguelph.ca

Portrait in the lab of professor Keith Warriner

Keith Warriner

Our research is directed towards the microbiological aspects of Food Safety. This includes developing decontamination technologies for fresh produce and meat.

Headshot of Tina Widowski

Tina Widowski

My specialization is Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare of Farm Animals. My research and teaching focus on how various housing and management practices affect the behavioural biology and welfare of farm animals. 

Email: twidowsk@uoguelph.ca

Portrait of Dr. Catharine Wilson

Professor Cathy Wilson

Immigrant families settling the land, quilting bees, and ploughing matches are examples of some of the social and economic topics of early Ontario that link my work to the larger expertise of this University concerning agriculture and rural communities.

Email: cawilson@uoguelph.ca

Charlotte Winder, University of Guelph Professor of Population Medicine

Charlotte Winder

My research focuses on improving the health and welfare of dairy cattle through knowledge synthesis, primary research, and knowledge translation.

Portrait of Dr. Sarah Wootton, Pathobiology at the University of Guelph

Sarah Wootton

The overarching goal of research in my lab is to engineer viruses to prevent, treat and cure diseases, including monogenic lung diseases, infectious diseases, and cancer.​