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Cultivating Business, Innovation, & Leadership in Agri-food Research: An event to recognize HQP Scholars

The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance has partnered with Food from Thought, funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program, to support the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship Program. The partnership will host a recognition event on Wed. Dec. 7, 2022, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the University of Guelph Arboretum Centre.

Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KMb) Activities

Summary & Objectives When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your KMb efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Infographic Development and Design

Summary & Objectives: Go beyond the academic poster: learn all about best practices for designing engaging and visually appealing infographics. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Clear Language Writing

Summary & Objectives:   Hone your clear communication skills! Get tips on how to structure and write clear language summaries of your research for dissemination to lay audiences. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
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Approaches to KMb – Examples from U of G

Summary & Objectives: How can you share research and engage with non-academic audiences? During this workshop, you will hear from a panel of projects and programs here at the University of Guelph about their approaches to knowledge mobilization (KMb). Speakers from across sectors will discuss their strategies for engaging stakeholders, mobilizing knowledge and planning for impact. By the end of this workshop, participants will have learned about:
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Planning for Research Impact

Summary & Objectives: Knowledge mobilization 101! Become familiar with knowledge mobilization plans and conceptualize strategies adapted to your goals and audiences. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

Guelph Turfgrass Institute Opening Field Day

This free event officially marks the opening of the new research location and celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. The Public Opening Field Day will include research plot tours and the opportunity to meet current turf students and the research staff.
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Tier 1 Research Program Town Hall and OMAFRA Discovery and Dialogue Meeting

A town hall information session will take place Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 2 p.m. in ANNU room 141 (Animal Science and Nutrition building). The meeting can also be attended via Microsoft Teams at the link below. No registration is required. The presentation will be posted to the Alliance website after the meeting. 

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show returns as a full-scale, in-person outdoor farm show on September 13, 14 & 15, 2022. Look for U of G researchers showcasing their work.

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