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    • Driving cross sector research

      CEO Commentary : Each year, LRIC, along with tremendous support from Grand River Agricultural Society, Western Fair District, Ontario Agricultural College and Ontario Veterinary College presents our Early Career Research Award. A key objective of the award is to encourage research that deals with issues on a cross-sector basis.

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    • Christine Baes

      Better partnerships can help solve animal agriculture’s big issues

      Ontario Beef, May 2024: It’s been just under a year since Dr. Christine Baes became the new Chair of the University of Guelph’s Department of Animal Biosciences – and she’s focused on charting a new path that will help the department and the livestock industry be future-ready. 

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    • Analysing study on animal agriculture in Canada

      Milk Producer, June 2024: A panel of experts suggests Canadian animal agriculture needs to change its thinking around how it approaches research, innovation, and attracting and keeping people in the sector as industry, government and academia look to a future that offers both challenges and opportunities. 

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    • News release: Two winners of Early Career Research Award named

      June 21, 2024: Two University of Guelph researchers have been named as winners of the 2024 Early Career Research Award: Dr. Ataharul Chowdhury and Dr. Sam Workenhe.

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