News Archive

U of G Helping Judge Canadian Space Agency Deep Space Food Challenge, University of Guelph, August 5, 2021

Space tech that feeds high-end diners in Toronto could help Canada’s North, CBC News, December 25, 2018

The Nature of Invention: Mars, The Nature of Things, November 28, 2018

The Automatic Farm, Globe and Mail, October 1, 2018

Going to extremes for science, Guelph Mercury Tribune, December 19, 2017

This Biologist Wants to Grow Vegetables on Mars, Motherboard, December 19, 2017

How Space Technology Will Produce the Best Weed Ever, Motherboard, June 21, 2016

How space technology is helping Canadians boldly grow where no one has grown before, Toronto Star, May 6, 2016

U of G researchers study ways to grow better medical marijuana, Inside Halton, March, 2016

EDEN ISS press release, DLR, March, 2015

Canadian LED research looks to grow strawberries on Mars CBC, July, 2014

NASA May Put a Greenhouse on the Red Planet Scientific American, July, 2014

Ontario Centres of Excellence helps shed right light on ‘growing’ problem in the north OCE, January, 2014

U of G Studying Space Bees Guelph Mercury, November 24, 2010

Food that’s out of this world Canwest News Service, July 15, 2008

How to grow greens on a Red Planet Globe and Mail, January 26, 2008

Would-be astronaut has high hopes Owen Sound Sun Times , January 18, 2008

Plant Scientist Keeping Eye on Shuttle’s Return to Flight University of Guelph Campus News, July 6, 2005

U of G Prof to Head National Committee on Space Exploration University of Guelph Campus News, June 13, 2005

‘Mission to Mars’ blasts off, At Guelph, December 4, 2002

Learn To Waste Not, Want Not On The Road To Mars,, July 26, 2001

Mission to Mars [PAGE 1PAGE 2], Greenhouse Canada, September 2001, Pages 4-5

University of Guelph Launches Research To Sustain Life During Deep-Space Missions, Space Daily (, May 18, 2001

Tomato seeds blast off, At Guelph, December 6, 2000

Canadian space news

Garneau committed to exploring Mars, Globe and Mail September 23, 2002

Canada urged: lead mission to Mars, Ottawa Citizen, May 26, 2001