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Celebrating three years of research excellence: May 2, 2019 at the Elora Research Station - Dairy Facility.

Celebrating Dairy Research Excellence

Since January 2016, the Elora Research Station – Dairy Facility has supported more than 25 research projects that contribute to our provincial and national dairy sectors. Our Government and industry stakeholders and valued partners were invited back to the Dairy Facility to celebrate more than three years of research excellence. U of G researchers and graduate students led guests on a tour to learn more about how the Dairy Facility is supporting discovery, learning and outreach.
Close-up of plants sprouting with overlayed text reading Growing agri-food KTT in Ontario

Growing Agri-Food KTT in Ontario: Best Practices for Mobilizing Knowledge

The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance has prepared a manual of best Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) practices in agri-food and rural research. To share the findings of this manual, please join us for a one-day knowledge exchange event to find out about new and useful approaches in KTT, hear from researchers about how they have successfully used KTT best practices to increase the impact of their research, and participate in workshops to build your skills in conducting KTT activities. This event provides the opportunity to:
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Project SOY open house

Join us for the final Project SOY open house. Check out the multiple displays capturing innovative soy-based creations developed by student teams. All are welcome to join!
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KTT Funding Program Information Webinar

The deadline to apply for the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance's KTT Funding Program is January 17th, 2019. In preparation we are hosting a final information session online via Webex. During this session you can learn more about the KTT Funding Program, how to apply and ask Program Support Staff any questions you may have. This session is open for all to attend. Please register via Eventbrite to recieve the webinar access details.

2018 KTT Funding Program Town Hall

In preparation for the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance's KTT Funding Program, we are hosting two Town Hall information sessions. At the Town Hall program information sessions one can learn more about the KTT Funding Program, how to apply and connect with Program Support Staff for guidance on preparing a strong proposal. Town Hall program information sessions are open for all to attend. There is no need to register for the Town Hall. KTT Funding Program Town Hall Dates: November 26, 2018: 10am - 11am, UC 332 November 30, 2018: 10am - 11am, UC 332
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Agri-Food and Rural Policy Discovery & Dialogue Workshop and Town Hall

You're invited to attend a Discovery & Dialogue Workshop related to the University of Guelph call for proposals under the Agri-Food and Rural Policy research theme. The purpose of this event is to continue to build the relationship between the UofG Research Community and Policy Division staff at OMAFRA. We want to work together to ensure strong proposals are developed in response to the annual UofG call for proposals. This session will provide the opportunity to:
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Emergency Management Discovery & Dialogue Day and Town Hall

In preparation for the upcoming call for proposals, the Emergency Management theme of the OMAFRA-U of G Agreement is hosting a Discovery and Dialogue Day and Town Hall Meeting. The session will provide the opportunity to:
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Agri-Food and Rural Policy Discovery & Dialogue Day Workshop

This Discovery and Dialogue Workshop is related to the upcoming University of Guelph call for proposals under the Agri-Food and Rural Policy research theme. The purpose of this event is to continue to build the relationship between the UofG Research Community and Policy Division staff at OMAFRA. We want to work together to ensure strong proposals are developed in response to the annual UofG call for proposals.  
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2017-18 OMAFRA-U of G Research Funding Program Town Hall

Open to researchers and their research teams: join us for one of two program information sessions to learn more about the 2017-18 OMAFRA research priorities and Call for LOIs. Connect with Research Program Directors, OMAFRA Research Analysts, and Program Support Staff for guidance on preparing a strong proposal.   A second Town Hall was held on September 28, 2017 from 2-3 pm in UC 429. The same information was presented at both sessions.

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