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One Health News & Events

In this issue...

Opportunities: OHSC World One Health Congress Scholarship | ISOHA One Health Mentorship | Call for One Health Student Spotlights | One Health Poster Day OneHealthLessons.com Art & Music Contest 

Updates & Reminders: New on the One Health YouTube channel 

Upcoming Webinars & Events: Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series | Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience


OHSC World One Health Congress Scholarship

In recognition of the importance of promoting academic and professional development opportunities for students, the One Health Student Committee (OHSC) at the University of Guelph is now inviting applications for the OHSC World One Health Congress Scholarship. 

This scholarship will cover the cost of registration (in the amount of $460 CAD) for the virtual edition of the 6th World One Health Congress from October 30, 2020 to November 2, 2020.

Candidate requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate students attending the University of Guelph
  • Education, research, experience, and/or goals demonstrate an intention for a continued career in One Health

All interested students are invited to apply by forwarding the completed application form and their CV to the One Health Student Committee via email at onehealthstudents@uoguelph.ca by October 19, 2020 at 23:59. The successful candidate will be notified via email by October 23, 2020.

ISOHA One Health Mentorship

Poster announcing ISOHA One Health Mentorship. Graphic of plant vines, silhouette of human, elephant and leaves. Queries? isohamentorship@gmail.com

Are you a student interested in One Health and looking to grow your personal/professional networks, get industry advice, and develop passions related to One Health?

Are you a One Health professional interested in building the future One Health experts?

The ISOHA Mentorship Program is aimed at connecting students interested in One Health with established One Health professionals with similar interests.

The program runs from November 15, 2020 until May 15, 2021.

Apply to be a mentee herebit.ly/isohamentees2020

Apply to be a mentor here: bit.ly/isohamentors2020

Application deadline: October 31, 2020

Notification of mentor/mentee pairs: November 15, 2020

Call for U of G One Health Student Spotlights

The One Health Student Committee is looking for interested U of G students participating in One Health research that would like to be a part of the One Health Student Spotlight series.

What do you have to do?

  • Participate in a short (15-30 min) interview via Teams
  • Talk about yourself, your program, your research, and your interest in One Health

The interviews - with permission - will be edited and posted to the OHSC Instagram account, the U of G One Health YouTube channel, and/or the U of G One Health website. For some examples of Student Spotlights done in the past, check out the OHSC Instagram page

Please email the One Health Student Committee (onehealthstudents@uoguelph.ca) to indicate your interest or if you have any questions!

Banner announcing One Health Student Spotlight with graphic of a stage spotlight and star graphics.

One Health Poster Day

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | Virtual

Poster announcing One Health Poster Day Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Live 2-minute Microsoft Teams Presentations Online Poster Review Abstract Deadline: Oct 15th, 2020 Submit abstract by clicking here (on poster). One Health Institute logo, Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses logo, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine logo, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry logo, Western University logo.

Mark your calendars - One Health Poster Day is coming up on November 3rd!

We are excited to be collaborating with the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) at the University of Guelph and the One Health Program in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University to bring you this year's One Health Poster Day.

Are you a student? Does your research fall in the sweet spot - at the interface of human, animal, and environmental health? If so we would like to feature your innovative and exciting research highlighting current challenges and your leading-edge solutions across the One Health spectrum!

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to Monday, October 19, 2020. You can submit your abstract here.

If you would like to be part of the audience and support our presenters, please feel free to join our event by registering before October 30, 2020 here.

Additional details about the format of the event and presentation requirements can be found here.

For any questions and inquiries, please contact cphaz@uoguelph.ca.

OneHealthLessons.com Art & Music Contest

Poster announcing OneHealthLessons.com Art & Music Contest with musical notes and pencil graphics, the One Health Lessons logo, and a QR code for entry. Find One Health Lessons on Twitter: onehealthlessons, Instragram: onehealthlessons, YouTube: One Health Lessons, Facebook: One Health Lessons, and LinkedIn: OneHealthLessons.com

OneHealthLessons.com is holding a One Health Art and Music Contest.

Showcase your artistic abilities by creating an original piece of art or music that reflects your impressions of One Health and send it in!

This can include: paintings, photographs, poems, songs, chamber music, creative writing, short films, musical theatre, drama and more. 

Individual and group entries will be judged on creativity, relevance, content and presentation and evaluated in the following age groups: 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, 18+.

Individual and group submissions deadline: October 30, 2020 at 11:59PM EST

More details about the contest and information about entry submission can be found here.

First place winning submissions will be featured on OneHealthLessons.com on November 3rd for One Health Day! All other honorable mentions will be featured on social media pages associated with OneHealthLessons.com throughout the month of November.

*By submitting a piece of art or music to OneHealthLessons.com, you permit them to use your work to promote One Health events without any financial compensation to you.


 Updates & Reminders

New on the One Health YouTube Channel

In case you missed it:

Stay tuned for more to come on the channel!

 Upcoming Webinars & Events

Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series

There are three presentations left in our Fall 2020 One Health Seminar Series!

We have a great lineup of speakers from a variety of disciplines. It's an excellent opportunity to learn more and hear about One Health work here at the University of Guelph. Everyone is welcome - we hope you will join us!

Poster announcing One Health Fall 2020 Seminar Series Save the Dates! Sept. 23 12:30-1:20pm Deborah Stacey (Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, CEPS) Theresa Bernardo (Professor & IDEXX Chair, Department of Population Medicine, OVC). Oct 7 12:30-1:20pm Joshua August (Gus) Skorburg (Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, COA). Oct 21 12:30-1:20pm Robert (Bob) Hanner (Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, CBS). Nov. 4 12:30-12:20pm Dr. Jennifer Provencher (Research Scientist, Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada). Nov. 18 12:30-1:20pm Graham Taylor (Associate Professor, School of Engineering, CEPS). One Health Institute logo. For more information subscribe to the One Health newsletter & emails at: onehealth@uoguelph.ca

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12:30PM-1:20PM (EDT) | Virtual

Make sure to tune in to our third seminar in the series as Dr. Bob Hanner (Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology) discusses "The Role of DNA Barcoding and Environmental DNA-based Biomonitoring in Support of a One Health Agenda".

Click the following link to watch live on Oct. 21st: https://uoguel.ph/onehealthseminar3

Poster announcing One Health Fall 2020 Seminar Series The Role of DNA Barcoding and Environmental DNA-based Biomonitoring in Support of a One Health Agenda October 21 | 12:30-1:20PM (EDT) Watch live at: https://uoguel.ph/onehealthseminar3 with Robert (Bob) Hanner (Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science). Graphic with strand of DNA. Photo of Dr. Hanner. One Health Institute logo and College of Biological Science logo.

The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience

November 10 - November 14, 2020 | Virtual

The Royal is going virtual! The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is a unique opportunity to experience the very best in Canadian agriculture and food from your laptop, tablet, smart phone or desktop. 

As a part of University of Guelph's presence at the Royal, One Health will be showcased in a virtual pavilion. The Royal Agricultural Virtual Experience is free and open to everyone. Just make sure to register!

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

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

Stay connected!

*One Health WEBSITE

*One Health Twitter @OneHealthUofG 

*One Health Student Committee Instagram @OneHealthUofG


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