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Food from Thought is a research program at the University of Guelph funded in part by a $76.6 million grant from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. Food from Thought will position Canada as a global leader in the development of innovative solutions that improve both the sustainability and productivity of agricultural production at global, landscape, and micro scales.

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Appointment of Assistant Professor in Statistics to support Food from Thought through computational statistics and big data analytics

In his capacity with Food from Thought, Nadeem will leverage methods in computational statistics, quantitative ecology, and big data analytics to support the program in its mission for sustainable agricultural production.

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Appointment of Assistant Professor in Precision Agriculture to advance Food from Thought research and training in sustainable agriculture

Eager to share his unique training and experience with the next generation of agricultural researchers, Sulik will be a key member of the Food from Thought research team.

Compilation of 16 research assistants selected for Research Assistantships

Food from Thought Welcomes New Research Assistant Cohort for September 2018

The University of Guelph has selected sixteen outstanding graduate students to receive exclusive Food from Thought Research Assistant awards for 2018-19.

Research funding for Food from Thought is provided by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

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