Dr. Trevor DeVries has been appointed as one of two new Research Program Directors (RPDs) for the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph. Dr. Alfons Weersink, a Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics will also join the RPD team.
News and Announcements
Dr. Tina Widowski, ABSc faculty member and core member of the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW), was recently named one of seven Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA)!
The Summer 2021 Issue of Animal Tracks is now available! This newsletter provides alumni, industry partners, current members of ABSc and the University of Guelph community with updates on research, awards and student successes in the department. Thank you to everyone who contributed their time and effort to the newsletter!
PhD candidate George Hall has been named the winner of the Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award. This award is given to a graduate student for the presentation and publication as senior author of an outstanding research manuscript in Poultry Science® or The Journal of Applied Poultry Research. George is carrying out research in Dr. Grégoy Bédécarrats lab and has recently published two independent studies in Poultry Science: