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4 April 2019

National Public Radio: Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds

Food from Thought scientific director and principal investigator, Evan Fraser, comments on the availability of healthy foods in this National
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1 April 2019

Industry News: Questions Remain Around Blockchain and Beef Traceability in Canada

Food from Thought’s director of research data strategy, Karen Hand, comments in Canadian Cattleman about considerations for blockchain in food traceability.
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28 March 2019

Industry News: Precision Agriculture Meets Precision Conservation

Research funded in part by Food from Thought was featured in Country Guide on March 18th and March 21st. Prof.
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12 February 2019

Conversation Canada: From cannabis edibles to plant proteins: 2019 food trends

Food from Thought principal investigator Alfons Weersink was featured in the Conversation Canada discussing 2019 food trends, including flexitarian diets,
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16 January 2019

Assistant Professor in Pathogenomics and Disease Informatics to conduct microbiology, bacterial genetics and bioinformatics research

The University of Guelph is pleased to welcome Dr. Nicole Ricker as Assistant Professor in Pathogenomics and Disease Informatics. Her
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10 January 2019

Utopian Dinner Table: How to Feed the World in 100 Years

Food from Thought scientific director and principal investigator Evan Fraser collaborated on a CBC Ideas project called the “Utopian Dinner
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5 December 2018

The Hill Times: Canada’s Agriculture System on the Cusp of a Circular Revolution

Food from Thought scientific director and principal investigator, Evan Fraser, wrote an op-ed in The Hill Times about Canada’s role
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1 November 2018

Digital Agriculture Research Fund Town Hall

Digital Agriculture Research Fund Call for Proposals Town Hall Date: Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00-11:00am Location: University Centre, room 441;
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25 October 2018

Globe and Mail: Not Enough Fruits, Vegetables Grown to Feed Global Population a Healthy Diet

The Globe and Mail featured groundbreaking research from a study co-authored by scientific director and principal investigator Evan Fraser, along
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23 October 2018

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

The University of Guelph (U of G) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last
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9 October 2018

New Animal Biosciences Professors Will Support Animal Sciences Research Through Diverse Approaches

Two new faculty joined the Department of Animal Biosciences within the Ontario Agricultural College on September 1: Dr. Michael Steele,
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18 September 2018

Industry News: Our Data Road Map

Food from Thought director of research data strategy, Karen Hand, was featured in a Country Guide article about agriculture data.
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6 September 2018

Appointment of Assistant Professor in Statistics to Support Food from Thought Through Computational Statistics and Big Data Analytics

The University of Guelph has named Dr. Khurram Nadeem as Assistant Professor in Statistics. His role began on August 1,
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3 September 2018

Globe and Mail: ‘Slow’ Chickens? Not so fast. Why an animal-welfare solution is more complicated than some expected

Food from Thought principal investigator Dr. Tina Widowski and lead researcher Dr. Stephanie Torrey are featured in a Globe and
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1 September 2018

Reddit: Not Enough Land to Produce Recommended Food

The Food from Thought-funded paper “Global land use implications of dietary trends” went viral on social media networking site Reddit.
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13 August 2018

Appointment of Assistant Professor in Precision Agriculture to Advance Food from Thought Research and Training in Sustainable Agriculture

The University of Guelph has named Dr. John Sulik as Assistant Professor of Precision Agriculture. His role began on June
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7 August 2018

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
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3 July 2018

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Plant Communication – Clarence Swanton Ecological Entanglement: Spooky Action at a Distance – Kevin McCann Merritt Turetsky – Carbon Climate
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