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ISES 2019 -May 20th Blog Post

This week's ISES 2019-Guelph blog post comes from our very own Prof. Katrina Merkies on "Communicating science to horse owners and managers". 

Don't forget, the early bird deadline for conference registration is fast approaching! Register by June 1 for the reduced rate!

ISES 2019 Blog

In preparation for the 15th International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) Conference being held this August at U of G, an ISES 2019-Guelph blog has been created which highlights the work of some of this year's participants. A new blog post is available every Monday with this week's entry focusing on equine behaviour expert Dr. Andrew Maclean (pictured below).

 

Agri-Food Excellence Symposium - Infographic Poster Competition


Food from Thought and the Arrell Food Institute are pleased the announce the launch of the Infographic Poster Competition being held as part of the Agri-Food Excellence Symposium at the University of Guelph, June 24-26, 2019. 

Audiences at this event are expected to be senior industry executives, senior government and policy personnel, leaders in research and science, academics, and not-for-profits, among others.

April Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

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 April-have a read!

Bowl for Kid's Sake Success!

The Bowl for Kid's Sake-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who stepped up to the plate to donate and participate so enthusiastically for a great cause. In total, our teams the Alley Cats (Grad Students) and Animal Crackers (Faculty/Staff) raised $1600 towards BBBS of Guelph mentoring programs for children.

With a split of the 2 games it looks like we are headed for a rubber match soon!!  

Professor James France Granted Emeritus Status

We are pleased to announce that retired Department of Animal Biosciences faculty member Dr. James France has been granted the title of University Professor Emeritus by the Senate of the University of Guelph.

Dr. Ian Duncan to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Department of Animal Biosciences Professor Emeritus Ian Duncan has been named the recipient of the 2019 Frederic A. McGrand Lifetime Achievement Award from Humane Canada.  Humane Canada brings together SPCAs and humane societies from across the country.

March Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

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 March-have a read!

Success at Dairy Challenge in Georgia!

Congratulations to UofG's Dairy Challenge team that competed in Tifton, Georgia this past weekend. Our team did us proud and came home with a second place finish! Congratulations to team members Julie French, Lauren Westerlaken, David Westerveld, and Jenna Wight, pictured here with coaches, Dr. Trevor DeVries and Matt Groen.

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