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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News Archive

Bruce Campbell

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Remembering Dr. Bruce D. Campbell

May 24, 2022 — 
Bruce Campbell, alumnus, honorary degree recipient, friend of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, and business leader and philanthropist, died on May 17

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A photo collage of the words 'Transforming Agriculture' atop a drone and a circular image of a field.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Transforming agriculture

May 17, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences has received $5 million in funding to help achieve its goal of becoming one of North America’s top crop research training institutions


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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM grad students receive significant CIHR research awards

May 6, 2022 — 
Three University of Manitoba graduate students, including two from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, were among 255 across Canada to receive doctoral research awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in April. Each student received $105,000 over three years for their projects.

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Dr. Rotimi Aluko in the lab

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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

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.


A field of golden wheat ready for harvesting

Research and International

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

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.


Canola field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

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

April 1, 2022 — 
A short profile of Dilantha Fernando


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Faculty of Graduate Studies

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

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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