News

Dr. Lisa Duizer receives funding for new lab equipment

September 1, 2011

It was announced today that A-HA researcher, Dr. Lisa Duizer received a grant of $124,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The money will go towards equipment in her sensory evaluation laboratory. She is currently investigating ways to tailor pureed foods to the sensory and nutritional needs of older adults.

To read the full announcement, visit the University of Guelph website.

A-HA Researchers featured in Dialogue+

August 2, 2011

Drs Alison Duncan and Heather Keller were both featured in the 2011 issue of Dialogue+ magazine – exploring current and future trends in Canadian retirement living. Both researchers share their expertise about nutrition and healthy aging in the Innovators & Experts section.

To view the magazine, visit the Dialogue+ website.

Seminar: Nutrition and Aging in the Community

July 7, 2011

Dr. Julie Locher from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) presented her research involving social and environmental factors that affect eating behaviours and nutrition-related health outcomes in older adults living in American communities. The event was well attended and broadcast to 23 Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN) sites.

For more information on the event, visit the A-HA Blog.

A-HA in The Buzz Newsletter

June 21, 2011

A-HA appeared in a June edition of The Buzz Newsletter, which discusses the partnership between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and the University of Guelph. The article highlighted A-HA’s knowledge translation initiatives that were made possible with funding support from Agri-Food and Rural Link – a program stemming from the OMAFRA-UofG partnership.

For more information on the Agri-Food and Rural Link program, visit the A-HA Blog.