News and Announcements
With a new school year starting, the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) Student Chapter would like to give you the opportunity to become involved with our organization.
This past July at the Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) Annual Meeting in Saskatoon, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an $11.4 million investment in Canadian dairy research. The Dairy Research Cluster 3 (DRC3) builds upon DRC1 and DRC2 that ran from 2010-2018 to stimulate productivity, sustainability, and profitability on farms, and to improve knowledge of the health benefits of milk and dairy products consumption.
This week's ISES 2019 blog post is from Jackie Zions and Gayle Ecker who provide an overview of Equine Guelph, a Centre at the University of Guelph that serves the horse industry through education, research, healthcare promotion and industry development.
The full blog post can be found at the following link: https://ises2019uofg.wordpress.com/2019/08/12/equine-guelph-helping-horses-for-life/
The Department of Animal Biosciences invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track faculty position (12 months per year) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Meat Science/Muscle Biology. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Animal Science, Meat Science, Muscle Biology, or a closely related field with a focus on red meat species. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral experience who can demonstrate clear potential for excellence in research and teaching.
The Department of Animal Biosciences conducts outstanding research in the areas of nutrition, nutrition modelling, physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, welfare and behavior, breeding, genetics and meat science. The following is a list of journal articles published from members of the Department of Animal Biosciences in the month of July-have a read!
This week's ISES 2019 blog post is from Kim Sheppard and Tina Widowski of the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare who provide an overview of CCSAW and how the centre continues to help animals and society through research and education.
The full blog post can be found at the following link: https://ises2019uofg.wordpress.com/2019/07/29/campbell-centre-study-animal-welfare/
Fourth-year animal biology student Amber Zupan recently sat down with OAC to discuss what brought her to the ABIO program, favourite Guelph hangouts as well as her future plans.
The full profile can be found at the following link: https://www.uoguelph.ca/oac/news/meet-amber-animal-biology-student
Application deadlines are approaching for OAC's Fall Awards. Below is a link to the Student Financial Services awards database which lists all internal scholarships, bursaries and awards. Please take a look to see which awards you are eligible for and how to apply. Many have a deadline of August 15.
ABSc graduate students continue to have great success on the conference circuit this summer. The following students received awards at the Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting held July 15-18 in Montreal.