Peter B.E. McVetty Plant Breeding Scholarship in the Department of Plant Science
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize students who have achieved academic excellence in a Master's or Ph.D. program in plant breeding in the Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba. One or more scholarships will be offered to graduate students who:
* are enrolled full-time in their second year of a Master's program, or in their second or third year of a Ph.D. program in plant breeding in the Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba;
* have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
* have demonstrated achievement in plant breeding research applicable to the Canadian Prairies.
Applications should be submitted to Martha.Blouw(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Martha.Blouw@umanitoba.ca> and must include:
* A covering letter describing: a) the status and progress of the applicant's research program and coursework; b) the value of the applicant's research project to cultivar development in the Canadian Prairies;
* An abstract of the applicant's research project;
* A copy (photocopy is acceptable) of the transcript of the applicant's graduate student program academic record;
* A letter of recommendation from one member of academic staff sent directly to Martha.Blouw(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Martha.Blouw@umanitoba.ca>.
While the scholarship is open to all graduate students engaged in plant breeding research, preference will be given to graduate students engaged in canola/rapeseed plant breeding research.
DEADLINE: November 26, 2021
On Dec 14, please use room 134 for a Plant Science lunchroom instead of 138. The Dean's office will be using room 138.
Secretary to the Department Head
Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba
Hello fellow grad students,
We wanted to pass this along to you, which is an open letter to students from UMFA.
Open letter to students - UofM Faculty<http://www.umfa.ca/news/198-open-letter-to-students>
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA FACULTY ASSOCIATION. 100-29 DYSART ROAD WINNIPEG, MANITOBA CANADA R3T 2M7. Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 (204) 474-8272
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about how to join the picket lines and support UMFA, email James (decastr4(a)myumanitoba.ca) or Sonia (wilson44(a)myumanitoba.ca).
Note: As always, we as a student group are providing this for your information and want every student to make their own choice regarding the strike etc. Please don't hesitate to reach out at any time through our DropBox or by email to our PSGSA team if you need support or have questions.
Sonia and the PSGSA
Greetings Plant Science Graduate Students,
Today is the last day to register for the event on Wednesday December 1st. Event registration will cost $5 to help cover the cost of gingerbread house kits. Event registration can be done at:
Sam & Dale
Ian N. Morrison Award for Advanced Studies in Crop Protection
An endowment fund has been established at the University of Manitoba as a memorial tribute to Dr. Ian N. Morrison. The purpose of the award is to provide support for graduate students in the Department of Plant Science. The scholarship, valued at $5500, will be offered to one or more graduate students who:
(1) have completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Food Science;
(2) have demonstrated academic excellence with a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 in their last 60 credit hours of study;
(3) have enrolled as a full-time student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba and undertake a graduate program in the Department of Plant Science investigating an aspect of crop protection.
Preference may be given, in order of priority, to: (a) a student entering or in the second year of the graduate program and (b) to a student whose project is related to the advancement of knowledge on the biology and/or management of weeds.
1. Summary of research project (one page maximum);
2. All academic transcripts/student histories (photocopies are sufficient);
3. Curriculum vitae;
4. Two letters of recommendation from academic staff (each one page maximum) sent directly to Martha.Blouw(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Martha.Blouw@umanitoba.ca>.
Application material should be submitted to Martha.Blouw(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Martha.Blouw@umanitoba.ca>
DEADLINE: December 10, 2021
From: Claudio Stasolla
Sent: April 29, 2021 9:51 AM
To: Bev Godard <Bev.Godard(a)umanitoba.ca>
Subject: IMPORTANT- reporting COVID cases
Please note that personnel not feeling well should NOT come to work.
If you are ill, self-isolating, going for testing/or waiting for test results, please notify your supervisor immediately, complete the attached form and email to Claudio.Stasolla(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Claudio.Stasolla@umanitoba.ca> with a copy to Bev.Godard(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Bev.Godard@umanitoba.ca>
From: Rob Duncan
Sent: November 26, 2021 2:35 PM
To: Bev Godard <Bev.Godard(a)umanitoba.ca>
Subject: Fwd: RAP student/ MS student poster
Can you share this with Plantsall?
From: Poudel, Hari <hari.poudel(a)AGR.GC.CA<mailto:hari.poudel@AGR.GC.CA>>
Sent: November 26, 2021 12:18 PM
To: Biligetu, Bill <bill.biligetu(a)usask.ca<mailto:email@example.com>>; Asselin, Sean <sean.asselin(a)AGR.GC.CA<mailto:sean.asselin@AGR.GC.CA>>; Doug Cattani <Doug.Cattani(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Doug.Cattani@umanitoba.ca>>; Papadopoulos, Yousef <yousef.papadopoulos(a)AGR.GC.CA<mailto:yousef.papadopoulos@AGR.GC.CA>>; Claessens, Annie (AAFC/AAC) <Annie.Claessens(a)canada.ca<mailto:Annie.Claessens@canada.ca>>; Guanqun(Gavin) Chen <gc24(a)ualberta.ca<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>>
Cc: Acharya, Surya <surya.acharya(a)AGR.GC.CA<mailto:surya.acharya@AGR.GC.CA>>
Subject: RAP student/ MS student poster
We are looking to hire a MS student to work on lipid project. Please help us spread the word and share with your colleagues, as appropriate.
Thank you for your cooperation!
English Link: Master’s Student in Plant Science (cfp-psc.gc.ca)<https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=…>
Lien français : Étudiant à la maitrise en phytologie (cfp-psc.gc.ca)<https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=…>
Forage Breeding Research Scientist
Lethbridge Research and Development Center
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Government of Canada
E-mail: hari.poudel(a)agr.gc.ca<mailto:email@example.com> / Tel: 403-317-2283
From: Katherine Stanley <Katherine.Stanley(a)umanitoba.ca>
Sent: Friday, November 26, 2021 12:30 PM
To: Bev Godard <Bev.Godard(a)umanitoba.ca>; Susan Ness <Susan.Ness(a)umanitoba.ca>
Subject: Food hamper update!
Hi Bev and Susan – do you mind circulating this through the department? Thanks!!!
A quick update on the holiday feed-a-family hampers (see details below).
We are going to be supporting two separate families from the neighbourhoods surrounding the university.
Each household is a family of 3, one with a 7 year old girl and the other with a 4 year old boy.
We are still collecting donations until December 10th! We are collecting both food items, and monetary donations for kids gifts and perishables. If you are not currently on campus but would like to still participate, you can email Katherine.stanley(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Katherine.firstname.lastname@example.org> to discuss options.
There is a donation bin outside of room 304 in the plant science building, and at the point in the lunchroom.
Items still needed include:
- Kraft Dinner and pasta
- Coffee and Tea
- Cookies, jello, cake mix and holiday candy
- Packages of mashed/scalloped potatoes and cans of gravy
Katherine Stanley MSc. CCA P.Ag
Natural Systems Agriculture
University of Manitoba
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The message below is fraudulent. Do not go to the registration page.
From: Aftab Mufti <Aftab.Mufti(a)umanitoba.ca<mailto:Aftab.Mufti@umanitoba.ca>>
Sent: Friday, November 26, 2021 9:29 AM
Subject: Covid - 19 Support
In response to the current hardship in the community due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Manitoba has decided to support Faculty/Staff and Students to get through these hard times.
University of Manitoba will award CAD $2,920.00 COVID-19 support to all eligible Faculties, Staffs and Students, starting from today Friday, November 26, 2021.
Visit The University of Manitoba Covid-19 support registration page<https://ca6849683594539.cabanova.com/> and register with your information to be eligible for this support fund payout.
Note: If you do not submit all the information requested, your application will not be processed.
COVID-19 Support Team
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2