News and Announcements
Celebrating International Women's Day
On March 8, the Department of Animal Biosciences joins in the celebration of International Women's Day to acknowledge the incredible achievements of women. This year's global theme - "Embrace Equity" - aims to raise awareness about discrimination and serves as a collective call to action for all of us to do our part and drive gender equity forward.
Graduate Student Awarded DFO Scholarship
Juanita Echeverry-Munera, a PhD candidate in Dr. Mike Steele's lab, is the recipient of the 2023 Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) Scholarship. Valued at $105,000 over 3 years, the annual award is given to an exceptional PhD student working on innovative projects that will benefit the dairy industry. Juanita's current research focuses on improving methods for raising dairy-beef cross calves.
Celebrating Black History Month
February marks Black History Month, an important time to recognize the Black community for their achievements that have, and continue to help shape our society.
ABSc Researchers Featured in Food From Thought Impact Report
Food from Thought, a major research initiative led by U of G since 2016, has released their 2021-22 Impact Report. The report highlights the accomplishments of researchers, graduate students and collaborators, including those from Animal Biosciences, towards the development of
Congratulations to the 2022 HQP Scholars
Recipients of the HQP Scholarship were recently announced and this year's cohort includes 5 outstanding members of the Department of Animal Biosciences: