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social media
10 June 2021

Food from Thought Researcher Publishes Study on Predicting COVID-19 Waves Using Social Media

  Dr. Rozita Dara, a professor in the School of Computer Science led a study evaluating several digital data streams,
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Cellular Agriculture
19 May 2021

FeedBack: Mitigating Technological Disruptions in Canadian Agri-Food Sector

Source: Getty Images FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program. 
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Field
19 May 2021

FeedBack: Agriculture and Sustainability: An Oxymoron or Stewards for Sustainability?

FeedBack is a reflections blog authored by the AFI-HQP Grad Scholars on their experiences in the program.  Joshua Barrett is
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Researchers with the University of Guelph’s dry bean breeding program
6 May 2021

U of G Research Beans Donated to Local Organizations

Researchers with the University of Guelph’s dry bean breeding program recently donated over 2,000 kilograms of beans to the Guelph
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Image of soil found in Auroville, Tamil Nadu
1 May 2021

Food from Thought Researcher Helps Develop a New Digital Soil Map for India

Dr. Asim Biswas, an associate professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is among the team of scientists that have developed the first
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2021 Food from Thought Commercialization Grant Awardees
25 March 2021

Food from Thought 2021 Commercialization Grant Recipients Announced

Healthier animals, people and environment are the goals of three University of Guelph projects receiving $150,000 in total from the
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22 February 2021

Food from Thought Researcher Discusses Technology in the Future of Food and Agriculture

In an article for The Conversation, Food from Thought researcher Dr. Evan Fraser discusses technologies that have the potential to
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26 January 2021

Food from Thought Project Transforming Agri-Food Research Enters its Fourth Year

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Food from Thought researchers at the University of Guelph continue to pursue leading-edge projects intended
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30 October 2020

Food from Thought Mourns Death of Food Laureate Anita Stewart

On October 29, Canada lost one of its biggest Food Champions. We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing
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Alfons Weersink
30 October 2020

Food from Thought Researcher Discusses COVID-19 and Canadian Agriculture

The Department of Food Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE) held its first faculty-led online seminar this past Thursday (October 29)
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Celebrate Women's History Month
13 October 2020

Food from Thought Researchers Share Reflections on Women’s History Month

Many women have made extraordinary contributions to science, culture, and the liberation movement throughout Canadian history. October is Women’s History
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Paul Hebert
26 August 2020

Paul Hebert Awarded 2020 MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity

Paul Hebert has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for his efforts to advance the understanding of the species that share
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madhur anand
29 June 2020

‘A U of G professor helps us understand the immigrant experience’

Food from Thought investigator Madhur Anand has just published a memoir, titled ‘This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart.’
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dairy farm
3 June 2020

Why farming systems lag in adoption of automation

In a recent article by Farmtario, Karen Hand, Food from Thought’s former Director of Research Data Strategy, discusses the barriers
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Uncertain Harvest
22 May 2020

Evan Fraser talks about the future of food in his new book “Uncertain Harvest”

Evan Fraser, Food from Thoughts Scientific Director has authored a new book in partnership with Ian Mosby (Ryerson University) and
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Project Soy Plus
19 May 2020

Project SOY Plus Winners Announced

Project SOY Plus is an annual contest for University of Guelph students to develop creative products within the Agri-science industry.
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covid-19
5 May 2020

Food from Thought researchers sharing expertise during COVID-19

Although the pandemic has forced us to pause work on many Food from Thought research projects, our investigators have been
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PPE
16 March 2020

COVID-19 outbreak highlights importance of Food from Thought research project

As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, newly published research funded by Food from Thought shows how an
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