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Week 2 Winner of the ABSc GSC Creative Expression of Research Competition

Congratulations to Kortney Acton for winning last week's prize draw for the ABSc Graduate Student Council’s Creative Expressions of Research Contest. Kortney is an M.Sc. Candidate studying beef Cattle nutrition with Dr. Katie Wood and recieved first prize from the random draw for her "COWSMOO" magazine cover!

We received many fantastic submissions last week. Please follow the links to view all of the great work our postdoctoral fellows and students are carrying out!

First Winner for the ABSc GSC Creative Expressions of Research Contest

Congratulations to Melissa Williams, a Ph.D. Candidate studying beef Cattle nutrition with Dr. Katie Wood, for winning the First Prize Draw for the ABSc Graduate Student Council’s Creative Expressions of Research Contest.

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DON'T FORGET to send in your submission for A CHANCE TO WIN!! Draws happen weekly and submissions are accepted until March 19th!

Prof. Tina Widowski Named Research Leadership Chair

ABSc Prof. Tina Widowski was among 13 UofG faculty recently awarded a Research Leadership Chair (RLC). The RLC program was initiated by the Univeristy in 2017 to "recognize research excellence of mid- to late-career-stage faculty who have proven records of distinguished and sustained scholarly work."

New Graduate Program Assistant

ABSc would like to welcome our new Graduate Program Assistant Jacob Harwood! Jacob has a degree from UG and has previously worked in administrative roles as Booking Office Assistant in the Athletics department, Accounts Clerk in Open Learning department and Graduate Program Assistant in Computer Science. With his education and experience, along with his strong work ethics and knowledge of the role, and the university’s various policies and procedures, Jacob will be a valuable addition to our team.

Welcome Jacob and we look forward working with you!

Our Sympathies: Dr. Gordon James King

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Dr. Gordon James King. Dr. King was a faculty member at the University of Guelph from 1968-1998 and appointed University Professor Emeritus upon his retirement. Prior to his arrival at UofG, Dr. King held positions as a public school teacher, private and field veterinarian and technical manager at the Hamilton District Cattle Breeders. Throughout his career, Dr. King made significant contributions to the field of animal reproduction having published over 150 scientific articles and authored multiple books and book chapters.

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