The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) have launched the first joint plan on One Health. The Quadripartite Joint Plan of Action on One Health (2022-2026) seeks to improve the health of humans, animals, plants, and the environment, while contributing to sustainable development. Once implemented, it is hoped that the Joint Plan of Action will help drive down health risks through an integrated approach to human, animal and environment health.
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Confidence in the Classroom is a unique orientation and training event to build self-efficacy and community among CBS Teaching Assistants (TAs). This event is being organized by the CBS Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice and will take place on Friday, September 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in SSC 2306, and it is targeted to both new and experienced TAs from all departments.
Have you heard the buzz? COESP has a new initiative for Biology Educators in CBS! The Biology Education Exchange (BEE) is a series of focused, informal, active workshops that offer an opportunity to exchange ideas, share resources, and enhance teaching activities. Join us for topics that interest you, share your innovative solutions to common challenges, gather ideas and strategies to help you navigate your teaching assignments, and rejuvenate your teaching experiences.
The 16th annual College of Biological Science's Undergraduate Student Poster Day is open to any and all undergraduate students participating in summer research projects in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Integrative Biology and Human Health and Nutritional Sciences (through USRA, URA, co-ops, etc.). Door prizes and a pizza lunch will be available for all poster presenters. Register with Dr. Nina Jones' lab at email@example.com with your name and lab advisor by Aug. 8.
Guelph Bug Day is organized and run by graduate students to celebrate insects in the natural and human world. This one-day event is targeted at families and students but attracts a diverse community of insect enthusiasts. It aims to instil a love, curiosity, and appreciation for insects through a variety of activities, including guided insect hikes, aquatic insect pools, insect-themed craft tables, information and display booths, live insect zoos, and other insect-themed events and workshops.
The Ontario Cell Biology Symposium brings together researchers from around the province with the aim of creating new research opportunities and fostering new collaborations. The event will cover important topics in cell biology, including signal transduction, metabolism, organelles, cellular architecture, cellular trafficking and advanced microscopy, with a portion of the meeting dedicated to translational studies and emerging methodologies.
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The CBS Annual Summer BBQ will be held on Wednesday, June 21. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones at our picnic-style gathering at the U of G Arboretum. The event starts at 1 p.m., with opening remarks by Dr. Maz Fallah, Dean of CBS, at 1:45 p.m. The CBS Teaching Awards will also be presented. Bring a blanket and grab a spot to enjoy some tasty food with your CBS community!
This symposium is being organized to launch the new Centre for Ecosystem Management (CEM) at the University of Guelph. The goals of the symposium are to: 1) Introduce the CEM to the broader community of researchers, managers, stakeholder groups, and the broader public within and outside of the Great Lakes basin 2) Begin building partnerships and collaborations with this broader community For questions regarding the conference programming, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. More information will be provided soon.