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One Health Institute | Community of Practice

One Health at the University of Guelph


  • February 25, 2020. 12-1 pm, MCKN 019. Dr. Travis Steffens (CSAHS).
    "We Are in This Together: Bringing an Anthropological Perspective to One Health Research in Madagascar" 

*NEW* Grant Opportunity

The Guelph Institute for Environmental Research (GIER) - Small Grants Program (SGP) 2019-2020 is seeking applicants. GIER seeks to promote interdisciplinary research and scholarship relating to any aspect of the environment among investigators from all seven Colleges at the University of Guelph.

*NEW* In the News...

Inuit infants need access to medication to prevent respiratory illness

Dr. Faisal Moola (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics) recently co-authored a piece in The Conversation with environmentalist David Suzuki and paediatric infectious disease expert, Anna Banerji, on the explosion of lower respiratory infections among Inuit infants in the high arctic. 


**NEW PROGRAM** starting winter 2020
Collaborative Specialization in One Health

The Collaborative Specialization in One Health is a brand new multidisciplinary experience for graduate students currently enrolled in a thesis-based masters, major research paper-based masters, or doctoral program in one of 17 participating departments across the University. Students are required to complete two courses: ONEH*6000 One Health Approaches to Research and ONEH*6100/6200 One Health Seminar, and have a relevant thesis topic in which they apply a One Health approach. For more information, please contact the Coordinator for the Program, Dr. Katie Clow (kclow@uoguelph.ca). 

*NEW* Webinars & Training Opportunities

One Health Social Sciences Initiative: Webinar 
January 21, 2020. 10:00am EST. Register here.

“The Added Value of Anthropology for Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonotic Diseases in the One Health Movement”, Dr. SÚverine Thys.

International Congresses & Conferences

One Health, One Future

  • March 4, 2020 Deadline for registration.
  • March 11-14, 2020 One Health, One Future Conference at the University of Fairbanks, Alaska

World One Health Congress

  • June 14-June 18, 2020 World One Health Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland

One Health Resources

One Health CommissionThe One Health Commission is a globally focused organization dedicated to promoting improved health of people, domestic animals, wildlife, plants and the environment.

*NEW* One Health Social Sciences Initiative: Engaging social scientists in the One Health concept rhgouth collaborations that 'Connect, Create and Educate'. 

One Health PlatformThe One Health Platform is a scientific resource reference center and a network of One Health stakeholders. 


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Have ideas? Want to share? We want to hear from you! Please send any updates, comments, suggestions to our One Health Project Manager, Katherine Heyland, at onehealth@uoguelph.ca.


Please reply to Katherine Heyland | One Health Project Manager
heylandk@uoguelph.ca | onehealth@uoguelph.ca