Three University of Guelph professors have been invited to share their expertise with the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry this week.
Profs. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, School of Environmental Sciences; Alfons Weersink, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE); and Barry Smit, emeritus professor in the Department of Geography, will address the committee Oct. 19 at 8 a.m.
OAC Alumni Distinguished Researcher AwardRene Van Acker, OAC Dean; Kari Dunfield and Rocio Morales Rayas, OAC Alumni Association.
New Associate Vice-President Research Named
Field Entomology (ENVS*4260): Apr. 27 - May 12, 2018
Instructors: Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree (email@example.com, 824-4120 x52477) Insect pest management & scientific protocol; Rm. 2110 Bovey Bldg
Dr. Steve Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org, 824-4120 x52720) Insect diversity/systematics; Rm. 1211 Bovey Bldg.
Dates: Departure - Apr. 27 9:15am; Return - May 12, 2018 8:40 pm; Toronto to Liberia, CR return.
Dr. Richard Heck has been re-elected to a third term as member of the Board of Directors of the Agricultural Institute of Canada ("Canada's Voice for Agricultural Research & Innovation"). In recent years, the AIC has organized national conferences on the development of an 'Agricultural Research, Innovation and Development Policy for the Future' (2015), the 'Dissemination of Agricultural Research' (2016), and 'Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment' (2017).
“This publication builds upon the legacy of the ‘field manual for describing soils in Ontario’, in its various editions (OIP 1980, 1982, 1985 & OCSRE 1993), which has provided standard field reference for collecting landscape and soil information, within the province, for more than 25 years.
Three University of Guelph professors were named today to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.Integrative biology professor Andrew MacDougall, environmental sciences professor Nigel Raine, and Prof. Carla Rice, Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, were selected by the College. They will be inducted at a Nov. 24 ceremony in Winnipeg.
Raine, holder of the Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation, studies pollinator behaviour, ecology and conservation research.
The upcoming Canadian Ecotoxicology Workshop in Guelph, Ontario has a range of professional development courses that is sure to be of interest to many of you. All courses take place on Sunday, October 1st, and even if you are unable to attend the entire meeting, you can still sign up just for a short course at special student rates. It’s a great opportunity to learn and mingle with professionals from academica, government, and industry. Early bird pricing ends August 25th, and space is limited, so register soon!
The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Soil Biochemistry working on research related to soil organic matter dynamics and nutrient cycling, particularly the carbon cycle.