UGRA Spring 2023 Forum, and 2023 AGM date(s)

Please mark these dates in your calendar:


Spring Forum, Thurs, Apr 20, 2023, 2:00 to 4:00 

Annual General Meeting, Thurs June 15, 2023, 10:00 to 12:00


UGRA is hoping to host them as in-person events in the UofG Arboretum. Dates are subject to rescheduling.

UGRA Pension Update June 2022

**PLEASE NOTE**  If you have questions about your individual situation or need clarification about the June 30, 2022 letter from HR, please contact HR at or (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52142 - Aileen Nelson

UGRA provides the update below as a service to its members, but it does not have additional information.

Pension Update

Pollinator Problems and Solutions - Paul Kelly - UGRA AGM June 16, 2022

Paul Kelly (B.Sc. Ag ’83) has managed the University’s Honey Bee Research Centre (HBRC) since 1987. Part of the School of Environmental Studies, HRBC is located on approximately 1 ha (~2.5 acres) at 308 Stone Road East. Here, honey bees are maintained for use in research and teaching, as well as extension and demonstration activities.

Academics Without Borders (AWB) call for volunteers by July 20, 2022

AWB seeks volunteers to assist in the design and delivery of a training program for mentors of early career researchers in Ugandan universities. 

This project will be carried out in collaboration with two Ugandan-based organizations, Network for Education and Multidisciplinary Research Africa (NEMRA) and East Africa Scientific Research Network (EASRN). 

Request for Volunteers - Nutrition Study led by Prof. Alison Duncan

University of Guelph Nutrition Study in Older Adults

Older adults (60+ years) are needed for a beans and beef nutrition study in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph (Professor Alison Duncan).  

This study involves: 

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