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Research Funding Opportunities
Food from Thought Thematic III Research Funding Call
The University of Guelph’s Food from Thought Program, funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), is inviting eligible U of G faculty to submit proposals for the Thematic Research Fund, for projects beginning as early as April 1, 2022 and ending by March 31, 2025.
U of G Faculty can find additional details in the Research Alert posted November 15th, 2021.
Deadline for proposals is January 5th, 2022.
Please direct any questions to the Food from Thought Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship
Information on Food from Thought’s Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship can be found on our Students and Training Programs page.
Policy Fellowship Program
Food from Thought funds the University of Guelph Policy Fellowship program, which brings together senior policy-makers from government, non-profit and industry organizations for three days of meetings at the University of Guelph. Fellows will learn about cutting-edge research that can inform important policy decisions and build networks of experts that can advise on emerging needs.
Fellows are senior-level professionals working at the interface between science and policy in areas related to agriculture, agri-food, and biodiversity, including federal, provincial and local organizations working in the regulatory, food production, processing, retail, food security or environmental sustainability and biodiversity sectors.
To learn more about the University of Guelph Policy Fellowship program or to express your interest in participating, please visit the Policy Fellowship website.
Staff and Faculty Recruitment
Director, Agri-food Data Strategy
A pivotal mandate for a champion of best practices in research data management – Guelph, ON
This career-defining role is a unique opportunity to lead the strategic design, development and management of the University of Guelph’s vision for a cross-sectoral online platform for research data and analytics – Agri-Food Data Canada – that enables transformative innovation in agriculture and food in Canada.
Find more information on this position here.