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29 September 2022

U of G Partners with Human Colossus Foundation for Better Sharing of Agri-Food Research Data

Helping agri-food researchers make the most of their data is the goal of a new research agreement between the University
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29 August 2022

FfT Researchers Find Cyber-attacks a Growing Threat to Farm and Food Security

Food from Thought Researcher Ali Dehghantanha, assistant professor and director of the Cyber Science Lab in the School of Computer
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25 June 2022

Food from Thought Thematic III Kickoff Meeting Focuses on Research Collaboration

Food from Thought held a kickoff meeting for its third and final Thematic Research Fund (Thematic III) on June 13,
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22 June 2022

Food from Thought Scientific Director Authors EU Report on Food Systems

The European Commission established a high-level expert group in February 2021 to look at food systems and assess the gaps
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21 June 2022

Food from Thought Funded Research is the Top Downloaded Paper in Journal

The Food from Thought-funded paper, “The Politics of Digital Agricultural Technologies: A Preliminary Review,” published in Sociologia Ruralis, is among
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30 May 2022

Food from Thought Thematic III Research Fund: 23 Researchers Awarded Over $8 Million

Climate change, pandemic recovery, food safety and animal health are the themes of research projects supported by more than $8
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11 April 2022

Michelle Edwards appointed the inaugural Director of Agri-Food Data Strategy

Michelle Edwards, a longtime data management strategy leader, has been appointed as the inaugural director of agri-food data strategy with
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2 March 2022

William Kramer Wins Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to University of Guelph student William Kramer on winning first place for Best Student Presentation at the joint Weed
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24 February 2022

Increasing the Uptake of Research Innovations on Ontario Livestock Farms

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. Olivia Willoughby, Sarah
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24 February 2022

Working with De La Mer Fresh Fish Market: 3 Lessons We Will Take with Us into the Workforce

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. Domenique Mastronardi, Peter
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7 February 2022

AI Tech Developed at U of G Helps Track Insect Biodiversity

A University of Guelph research team has designed a much faster way to measure the increases and declines in biodiversity
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7 February 2022

Social Media Surveillance Could Help Prevent Pandemics

Twitter and Google could help predict infectious disease outbreaks in birds, animals and humans in the future, using a unique
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18 January 2022

Slowing Down Chicken Growth

A wide-ranging, comprehensive research project investigating how different growth rates affect chickens’ health and welfare may change the poultry industry
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14 January 2022

New Technique Pinpoints Where Food Comes From

Spatial fingerprinting, a new method for detecting where food items originate, could help the global food system become more transparent
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15 November 2021

Digging Deep to Find Out What’s Happening in the Soil

The need to find more sustainable ways to produce food is urgent, with a world population predicted to reach nine
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8 November 2021

Food from Thought Researchers Publish Studies on Farm Management

Dr. Andrew MacDougall, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and his team have published two studies on
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1 November 2021

Helping Farmers Protect the Environment

University of Guelph researchers are working directly with farmers to quantify how their ecologically beneficial practices can protect the environment
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31 October 2021

HQP Scholar’s Research Explores Ways to Fight Food Fraud

Maleeka Singh’s experiences with two prestigious University of Guelph graduate student programs have helped increase her knowledge, boost her confidence
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