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Defense/Qualifying Exam Workshop

Attention ABSc Grad Students!

Are you prepping for an upcoming graduate exam (defense or qualifying) and looking for some more information? 

Here is your opportunity to learn more about departmental-specific protocols and procedures for scheduling and preparing for your exam. This event will also include a panel discussion with two professors, along with recent MSc and PhD graduates who will be available to answer questions regarding their experiences taking and preparing for these exams, along with tips and tricks for the big day.

 Luis Garcia – Director, CMIT, Franco Naccarato –Exec Dir, MPO,  Jim Squires – Chair, Dept. of Animal Biosciences

A New Partnership: Animal Biosciences teams up with Meat and Poultry Ontario

The Canadian meat sector has enjoyed strong performance in the national and international markets for years.  However, growth and competitiveness are being jeopardised by a significant labour shortage, as well as by limited access of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) to technology (robotics, automation, data management).  Meat and Poultry Ontario (MPO) has been advocating for the need to increase training availability in Ontario and address existing labour challenges.  In 2021, MPO conducted a Workforce Strategy that identified key action items to work on— recruitment, train

Every Child Matters - A Message from the Department of Animal Biosciences

On Friday, September 30, the Department of Animal Biosciences will join Canadians across the country to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  This solemn day is a time for all of us to honour the thousands of children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools along with their families and communities. It is a day to recognize that Every Child Matters.

Library Support for Students

Learning Services, part of the Learning & Curriculum Support team in McLaughlin Library, supports students in their transitions to new academic environments. We offer many resources and programs to help students make the transition from online learning back to in-person learning.  

Our services include: 

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