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Welcome to the website and blog of Dr. Daniel Gillis, Assistant Professor and Statistician in the School of Computer Science at the University of Guelph, Co-founder of Farm To Fork, Co-creator of the Ideas Congress (ICON) Transdisciplinary Classroom, and Director of the Physical Science & Engineering Education Research Centre. 

Some Thoughts On The Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Awards

On Wednesday I was honoured to stand alongside Yousr El Sharawy, and Paul Mesman to accept the 2017 Faculty William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Award. Since then I’ve had numerous people stop me in the halls to congratulate me on what they say was a well-deserved recognition. To say that it has been an extremely humbling experience is a bit of an understatement.

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Student Life Awards

Tonight the University of Guelph hosted their annual Student Life Awards. The event honours students, staff, faculty, and community partners who work to make a difference to the student experience at the University of Guelph.

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Some Words On STEM & Non-STEM Disciplines

On Friday, whilst perusing the Twitters, I stumbled on this gem of a tweet:

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Guelph Hacks: The Results

I’m currently sitting in the Halifax airport awaiting my flight to Goose Bay on my way to Rigolet. I’m still rather exhausted from the weekend, but I’m also extremely happy and proud of the students who came together to build solutions to support positive mental health on campus during this weekend’s Guelph Hacks for Mental Health hackathon.

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