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Webinar: Farmer Led Research in the Resilience of Rural Communities

This webinar will consist of a panel discussion with five remarkable individuals with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. They will share their experiences with farmer-led research projects and initiatives and how the different actors involved can contribute to agri-food system resiliency. The webinar will also feature keynote presentations in addition to the panel discussion. You will learn how this approach to agricultural research can help to address the questions and concerns of farmers.

Rural Planning and Development Open House for Prospective Students

The Rural Planning and Development graduate program at the University of Guelph is hosting an online open house for all prospective students on March 8th, 2021 from 12.00-1.00 pm (EST). At this event, you can expect the following:

6th Rural Romp: International Rural Heritage

The sixth annual Rural Romp is here, with the theme of ‘Rural Heritage’! Hosted by the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) at the University of Guelph, this two-part panel event will explore rural heritage conservation strategies, challenges, career pathways and research inspirations from near and far. 

6th Rural Romp: Canadian Rural Heritage

The sixth annual Rural Romp is here, with the theme of ‘Rural Heritage’! Hosted by the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) at the University of Guelph, this two-part panel event will explore rural heritage conservation strategies, challenges, career pathways and research inspirations from near and far. 

SEDRD GSS - Career Skills Workshop

It is never too soon to fix up your resume or start networking yourself into your dream job!

Webinar: "Filipino Nurses Experiences Living & Working in Rural Manitoba: The Key of Policy in Supporting Integration”

The Rural Policy Learning Commons is hosting a free online webinar titled, "Filipino Nurses Experiences Living & Working in Rural Manitoba: The Key of Policy in Supporting Integration​” on February 23, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT. The webinar will feature Catherine Baxter of Brandon University. A brief description of the webinar is listed below: 

RPD Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The Rural Planning and Development program is hosting a virtual town hall meeting with all current RPD students on February 23 from 12.00-1.00 pm EST. The meeting is an opportunity to check-in, receive program updates, discuss upcoming opportunities, celebrate achievements, and ask your questions. Instructions for joining the discussion are available on Courselink and will be circulated via email in advance of the meeting.  

Deadline to apply for S21 Undergraduate Research Assistantship positions

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development has three Undergraduate Research Assistantships (URA’s) available for Summer 2021.  Please apply directly through Experience Guelph website by February 15. 1. Baker Street Public Realm Project.  Supervisor: Brendan Stewart, Assistant Professor

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