Recently the University of Guelph has been the recipient of over $10.5 M from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Counsil for an outstanding range of projects. The Awards were announced June 26th, 2014 by Ed Holder, Minister of science and technology in London, Ontario.
Prof. Alexandra Harlander, recently joined the APS faculty community and views her first NSERC Discovery grant as "a great honour." Her work has the potential to impact the health and welfare of egg-laying hen populations immensely and consumers everywhere indirectly. She is elated that her new, innovative research approach and ideas are being recognized.
Other Animal and Poultry Science Profs. receiving an NSERC Discovery grant include Drs. Renée Bergeron, John Cant, and Trevor DeVries. Dr. Bergeron's work focuses on dairy cow and swine behaviour and welfare. Dr. Cant's work is in dairy nutrition and milk synthesis. Dr. DeVries' work focuses on dairy production, nutrition and behaviour and welfare.
Congratulations to you all for your work and dedication to animal science and welfare!
APS News July 3, 2014 By Judy Stryker
News & Announcements
- 2017 ASAS Companion Animal Graduate Student Oral Presentation Winner Cara Cargo-Froom!
- The Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Young Scientist Award Winner is Angela Cánovas!
- The Poultry Science Association Announces Its 2017 Award Winners - Gregoy Bedecarrats and Haley Leung
- Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Provides Funding for University of Guelph's Better Chicken Welfare Study
- Interview with an Animal Biology student
- Graduate Student Exercise Science Competition Winner at the Equine Science Society Symposium
- Professor Larry Schaeffer awarded ‘Doctor Honoris Causa’