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Research Phase-in Framework for the University of Guelph

With the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region entering Stage 2 of the Province of Ontario’s re-opening plan on June 12, the University of Guelph can begin the gradual phase-in of research activity that was curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. U of G’s Office of Research has created a document intended to provide a framework for the U of G to gradually phase in research activity. It is now available on the Office of Research website.  


Trees and People: Resilience in a Changing Climate – John G. Bene Fellowship 2020

Deadline | Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 4:00 pm (EDT)

This call is open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadian university. The award under this call will cover costs of field research conducted for a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation in one or more countries of the Global South. 



In the News...



U of G Expert Urges Need for 'One Health' Approach to Fighting COVID-19'

Prof. Scott Weese says it’s become clear that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 doesn’t adhere to species boundaries. The virus began in animals and has repeatedly, albeit rarely, infected other mammals — including dogs, cats, tigers and mink.

For that reason, a One Health approach that acknowledges the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health is the best way to approach both research and public messaging to ensure we can get the virus under control, Weese said.

Ignoring this approach could allow the virus to be passed back to animals, where it could potentially create another wildlife reservoir.

Read more HERE and HERE

 

 



Upcoming Events & Webinars



ONE HEALTH COFFEE HOUSE (BYOC) 

JUNE 26 | 12:30 - 1:15 pm (EDT)

The paper for tomorrow's journal club has been posted on the Coffee House page and is attached to the calendar event. 


Are you an aspiring One Health leader?

Join us as we hear stories from the next generation brought to you by the Lancet One Health Commission! REGISTER HERE


PANDEMIC! A ONE HEALTH VIEW OF EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
 

JUNE 30 | 14:00-16:15 CET (8:00-10:15 am (EDT)) 

An online global interactive workshop on the role of veterinary sciences to cope with and prevent future animal and zoonotic pandemics. 



Student Spotlight



Graduate Student Opportunities in One HealthDr. Katie Clow and Dr. Jane Parmley are actively recruiting for a thesis-based MSc candidate (Identifying core competencies for One Health practitioners in Canada) and a PhD candidate (Developing, applying and evaluating a framework to assess core competencies of One Health practitioners in Canada).


*NEW* Community of Practice for students engaged in full-time research this summer. 

The EL Hub in partnership with the Office of Quality Assurance have launched a new optional online community of practice for any student engaged in full-time research work this summer. The goal of this community, delivered through Microsoft Teams, is to create connections, share resources and facilitate professional development opportunities for students through weekly discussion posts, socials, and virtual Lunch and Learn sessions with guest speakers. The community is 100% student-led, being co-facilitated by Natalie, a Peer Helper from the EL Hub, and Alexandra, a URA in the Office of Quality Assurance.

E-mail experience@uogueph.ca to get set-up.

**It is also not too late for students to sign-up for our July and August professional development workshops. Full details can be found on our Summer Research Workshops webpage.**


A message from the One Health Student Committee (OHSC)

Hello One Health Community!

We hope that everyone is doing well and taking care during this time. The One Health Student Committee has a lot of online opportunities planned for the summer to keep you engaged with the U of G OH community. We are excited to see some familiar faces and get to know new ones in this accessible format! 

Here’s how you can stay up to date:

  1. Read the One Health Newsletters sent to the listserv weekly.
  2. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for frequent updates and information!
  3. *NEW: Join the OHSC calendar! You can toggle the calendar on and off and easily keep track of all OHSC events. All online events can be accessed through the calendar meetings via Teams links. REGISTER HERE!


Remember to check out the Upcoming Events page on our website for a listing of webinars, conferences and symposia of special interest to our U of G community.  



Check the University of Guelph's COVID-19 website for regular campus-wide updates. 



*One Health WEBSITE

*Twitter @OneHealthUofG | @UofG_OHStudents | @OH_intern

*Check out the One Health Student Committee's Instagram: OneHealthUofG



Do you have news you would like to share? Email onehealth@uoguelph.ca.

 

 

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