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Two OAC Faculty Named U of G Leadership Chairs

Two Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) faculty members studying animal science and welfare have been named University of Guelph Research Leadership Chairs (RLCs).  

Launched in 2017, the RLC program recognizes mid- to late-career researchers who have received national and international recognition for significant contributions to their fields of study, while also training highly qualified personnel and contributing to the betterment of society. 

Agricultural Economics Professor Named Fellow of Prestigious Association

Dr. Alfons Weersink, professor in OAC’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics has been named a fellow in the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). 

Each year, AAEA recognizes a small group of professionals as fellows who have made outstanding continuous contributions to the profession of agricultural or applied economics. Achievements may be in research, teaching, extension, administration, or other contributions to public or private sector decision-making. 

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