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
- Pointing Researchers To Practical, Beneficial Beef Industry Projects
- AgInnovation Ontario - Firing up fibre digestion for hogs
- More Success at the 104th Poultry Science Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky
- Genomics Project Gets $10.3 Million
- Success at the 104th Poultry Science Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky
- Genomics Research Helps Breeders Select the Next Generation of Cattle
- APS Professor Receives International Animal Welfare Award
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