Secretary to the Department Head
Department of Plant Science
222 Agriculture Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
From: Anita Brule-Babel
Sent: February-26-19 1:21 PM
To: Bev Godard
Subject: Fw: Research Scientist position in Winnipeg
From: Graefenhan, Tom (PHAC/ASPC) <tom.graefenhan(a)canada.ca>
Sent: February 25, 2019 9:56 AM
To: Graefenhan, Tom (PHAC/ASPC)
Subject: Research Scientist position in Winnipeg
The Grain Research Laboratory of the Canadian Grain Commission has posted my former position, which is currently located at the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals (RCFFN) near the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba. Please help sharing the job poster as widely as possible. Deadline to apply is March 15.
Feel free to ask me any questions you may have about the position.
Tom Gräfenhan, MSc, PhD
Director, Science Technology Core and Services / National Microbiology Laboratory
Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Branch
Public Health Agency of Canada / Government of Canada
tom.graefenhan(a)canada.ca<mailto:email@example.com> / Tel: 204-789-6021
Directeur, Technologie scientifique principale et services / Laboratoire national de microbiologie
Direction générale de la prévention et du contrôle des maladies infectieuses
Agence de la santé publique du Canada / Gouvernment du Canada
tom.graefenhan(a)canada.ca<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> / Tél.: 204-789-6021
Assistant Professors in Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment (Cluster Hire)
The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada is seeking outstanding candidates for three full-time, tenure-track positions in Plant or Soil Science, as part of the Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment group, the Applied Biology program and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2020. For more information please click the link below. https://www.landfood.ubc.ca/assistant-professors-in-sustainable-agriculture…
From: CEPLAS Gradschool [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: February-21-19 3:32 PM
To: CEPLAS Gradschool
Subject: Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences (CEPLAS) PhD Student Summer School - May 2019
The Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences (CEPLAS) – a cooperation of the University of Cologne, the University of Duesseldorf, the Max-Planck-Institute for Plant Breeding Research and the Forschungszentrum Jülich - is organising in cooperation with Washington State University, Michigan State University and UC Davis the
“Transatlantic Summer School - Frontiers in Plant Sciences”
in Maria in der Aue (near Cologne, Germany) held between 27 to 31 May 2019.
This is an excellent opportunity for PhD students to get an insight into the latest developments in plant science, present their own research and to network with colleagues and renowned plant scientists.
The fee for the whole programme incl. accommodation and full board is EUR 145. Travel costs are not included.
Further details can be found at the CEPLAS website: www.ceplas.eu<http://www.ceplas.eu> and the attached poster.
We should be very grateful if you could circulate the poster in your department/School and put it on your noticeboard.
For any further questions, please e-mail ceplas-summerschool(a)uni-koeln.de<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Andreas Weber (Speaker CEPLAS)
Stan Kopriva (Organizer Summer School and Co-Speaker CEPLAS)
On Thursday, February 28, 2019, there will be a Special Seminar
hosted by the Plant Science Graduate Students Association
with sponsorship from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Endowment Fund
"Green Revolution 2.0: Towards a Natural Systems Agriculture"
Dr. Tim Crews
Director/Research and Lead Scientist
Ecology Program, The Land Institute
At: 3:30 PM
Carolyn Sifton Lecture Theatre
130 Agriculture Building
University of Manitoba
Coffee and refreshments at 3 PM
ALL ARE WELCOME!
For Master's students only in 2019-2020
Please find the attached application and instructions for the 2019-2020 UMGF competition.
Application deadline: March 15, 2019.
Please let me know if you intend to apply, and don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Festival du Voyageur is this Friday and we hope you'll come!
Remember to purchase your tickets online before going: https://www.heho.ca/en/buy-tickets/
<https://www.heho.ca/en/buy-tickets/>If you are only planning to go on Friday, select the orange "Day Pass Feb 15th" option.
We will meet at the main entrance around 7:00 PM, and you can choose to stay in a group or wander around on your own.
Please dress for the weather!! Lots of people bundle up with boots and snowpants.
The sign up sheet is in the lounge, please indicate if you need a ride. Transportation options: https://www.heho.ca/en/transportation/
Leanne and Deanna
The Department is currently recruiting for a faculty position specializing in Forage and Service Crops. The advertisement and application instructions can be seen at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad19-02.shtml . Please assist us in getting the word out to potential candidates, or people who may know potential candidates throughout your contact networks. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Thank you for your help,
Jen Kingswell | Chair's Administrative Assistant
Department of Plant Agriculture | University of Guelph
Crop Science Bldg. Rm 309 | 50 Stone Rd. E | Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
519-824-4120 Ext. 56083 | jkingswe(a)uoguelph.ca<mailto:email@example.com>
On Thursday February 14, 2019, the Department of Plant Science, Advanced Plant Science Seminar will be:
"Reading the Leaves: Aerial Field Phenotyping for Plant Breeding and Agronomy"
Dr. Steve Shirtliffe, Professor
Department of Plant Science
University of Saskatchewan
At 3:30 p.m. in the Carolyn Sifton Lecture Theatre, Room 130, Agriculture Building. A Poster is attached.
Coffee at 3:00 p.m. in the Atrium
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES RESEARCH COMPLETION SCHOLARSHIP<http://bit.ly/2Gcdneb>
Minimum value of $2,500 * For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Unrestricted
Deadline: March 1, 2019
One award returned
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES RESEARCH COMPLETION SCHOLARSHIP
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In years where funds are available, the Faculty of Graduate Studies will offer scholarships to full-time graduate students at the University of Manitoba. Scholarships will be offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant academic achievement, research ability, and scholarly potential. Not all applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed to receive a scholarship. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will confirm the availability of funds for this scholarship annually.
In years when funds are available, scholarships with a minimum value of $2,500 will be offered to graduate students who:
(1) are enrolled full-time in a thesis-based program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies within the first two years of a Master's program or the first four years of a Ph.D. program;
(2) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on the the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study;
(3) have defended their thesis proposal; and
(4) are in good standing with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Preference will be given to students who do not hold funding, but all eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.
The selection committee will determine the number and value of awards offered each year based on the funds available. In years when funds are available, multiple competitions may be held. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will set the deadline(s) each year. No awards will be offered in years when no funding is available.
The selection committee will be named by the Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate).
a minimum of $2,500
No details on tenability available
To apply, complete the online application available at the following link
The application package must include:
1. The completed online application
2. A reference letter from the student's advisor (maximum 500 words)
3. The thesis proposal form
Please direct any questions about the award to Roxanne Tackie, Awards Assistant with the Faculty of Graduate Studies at roxanne.tackie(a)umanitoba.ca.<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.%3C/br%3E>
We are planning to attend Festival on Friday, February 15th.
Please email Deanna or sign-up in the lounge, if you plan to attend! We can make a plan from there.
Evening tickets (valid from 6pm - midnight). Available online - $25.00.
FAQ’s (including info on the shuttle service):
Deanna & Leanne