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Meet the recipients of the inaugural Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships

May 5, 2022 — 
These UM recipients are leading the next generation of students shaping the future of Indigenous-led research

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Dr. Rotimi Aluko in the lab

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Food chemist doubly recognized internationally for his outstanding research

April 26, 2022 — 
Dr. Rotimi Aluko is receiving two prestigious honours for his food science research

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Contribution to Organization funding to assist innovation

April 13, 2022 — 
The CtO program provides up to $5,000 in funding to enterprises for technical assistance performed within the Faculty.

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A field of golden wheat ready for harvesting

Research and International News

Homegrown solution for farmers looking to increase yields

April 6, 2022 — 
Unlike traditional chemicals used to stimulate plant growth and decrease diseases, bio-inoculants can be easily produced with substantial safety and environmental benefits

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Afua Mante

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Soil scientist seeks to address agroecosystem challenges through lens of sustainability

April 4, 2022 — 
Dr. Afua Mante joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Soil Physical Processes on January 16, 2022.

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Canola field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

Germination: How Dilantha Fernando Saved the Canola Industry Billions in Revenue

April 1, 2022 — 
A short profile of Dilantha Fernando

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laptop computer displaying youtube live

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Four reasons you need to watch the 3MT Final

March 30, 2022 — 
Here’s why you should tune in to this dynamic grad student competition

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

3MT finalist studies food microstructure to create nutritious – and delicious – products

March 30, 2022 — 
Biosystems Engineering PhD student Chitra Sivakuma will compete at Three Minute Thesis final event on April 7.

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Dylan MacKay

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

New professor seeks to connect nutritional strategies with chronic disease prevention

March 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Dylan MacKay joined the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences as Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Chronic Diseases on January 1, 2022.

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Hooman Derakhshani

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

New professor to study therapeutic potentials of animal microbiomes

March 24, 2022 — 
Dr. Hooman Derakhshani joined the Department of Animal Science as Assistant Professor in Applied Animal Microbiology on January 1, 2022.

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