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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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From left: Maurice Moloney, Global Institute for Food Security Executive Director; Malcolm Campbell, University of Guelph Vice President (Research); Karen Chad, University of Saskatchewan Vice President (Research)

Top Canadian food universities to collaborate on CFREF food security and sustainability initiatives

The University of Guelph and the University of Saskatchewan signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on joint activities to advance global food security and food systems.

Side by side portraits of Dan Tulpan (left) and Michael Steele (right)

New Animal Biosciences professors will support animal sciences research through diverse approaches

Dr. Michael Steele, Assistant Professor in Animal Physiology, and Dr. Dan Tulpan, Assistant Professor in Computational Biology joined the Department of Animal Biosciences on September 1.

Photo of prof. Khurram Nadeem

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.

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

For questions about Food from Thought, please contact fft@uoguelph.ca.