Omid Norouzi, a PhD candidate and Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) scholar in the School of Engineering, aims to cut global greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural and food waste by converting that waste into fuel.
The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance creates impact by directing the efforts of our people, places and programs toward six key outcomes that support the agri-food and rural sectors—at home and around the world.
The Alliance’s annual report, Growing Ontario Solutions, highlights the stories behind the numbers, including how Alliance-funded programs and research have:
Tune in to Tuesday, February 2 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. to learn about the recently opened Ontario Beef Research Centre located in Elora, Ont. With construction completed in Sept. 2019, this station is now open and can facilitate the latest and most innovative beef-related research during all stages of production.
Participants will hear from Prof. Katie Wood, Animal Biosciences and Matt Bowman, Research Committee Chair, Beef Farmers of Ontario.
The Undergraduate Student Experiential Learning (USEL) program gives senior U of G undergraduate students the opportunity to gain work experience and hone their KTT skills through a summer work placement. The program is currently recruiting for summer 2021.
The University of Guelph will lead a global dairy farming genomics project expected to revolutionize breeding in Canada’s multibillion-dollar dairy farming industry.
Dr. Christine Baes, a professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences, will head the four-year, international and multi-disciplinary initiative that aims to identify novel genetic traits for a new selection index for dairy cattle resilience.
The University of Guelph’s Dr. Manju Misra has been named one of the Women’s Executive Networks (WXN) Most Powerful Women - Top 100, for 2020. The award recognizes outstanding women across Canada who advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow’s leaders. Misra was selected in the Manulife Science and Technology Award category.
This site facilitates research on a variety of crops including corn, soybeans, cereals, forages and canola. On December 1, 2020, participants heard from Prof. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, School of Environmental Sciences and Angie Straathof, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA).
This webinar was recorded. Watch the video here.
They accompany the Promoting Behavior Change for Soil Health: Insights From Recent Social Science Research event.
What impact does the HQP program have on #HQPScholars and their future careers? Hear directly from some of the 2019 HQP program scholars in these videos and testimonials, hosted on the website of our joint funder and partner Food from Thought.