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Our Vision: Transforming global food systems and elevating Canada’s place within the global food economy. We are building on University of Guelph’s world-class strengths in all aspects of food research and education, and will be the world leader in food and agricultural innovation.

First Cohort of Food From Thought Research Assistants

Twelve graduate students at the University of Guelph will form the first cohort of the Food From Thought Research Assistantship program beginning September 2017.

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A Northern Bounty: Food Day Canada

We spend a lot of time examining food through a scientific lens, and while this work is critical to building better food systems, we’re grateful that Food Day Canada reminds us to take a moment to enjoy food.

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Microbes poised to transform food production and health

Armed with the latest molecular technologies, University of Guelph researchers are uncovering the myriad ways that microorganisms contribute to health along the soil-plant-gut continuum.

Nasrin, Arrell Food Institute Scholarship winner, sits with a beef calf

Inaugural Arrell Scholarships Awarded

Nasrin Husseini, Kathleen Johnson, Katya Kudashkina, Amberley Ruetz, and Karthika Sriskantharajah are the 2017 recipients of the Arrell Food Institute Scholarships.

Arrell Chairs in Food

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