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Call for Proposals:

Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance Tier I Research Program 

The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance Research Program invests in research that aligns with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) priorities that support strong rural communities, keep our food safe and develop a prosperous, environmentally sustainable agri-food sector in Ontario.

OMAFRA is very interested in leveraging “One Health” principles to support a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach to protecting food safety, animal health and welfare, stewardship and protection objectives.

**Interested? Want to bounce ideas around? Please reach out to Katherine Heyland, One Health Program Manager.**

New Frontiers in Research Fund - Transformation

The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise, when relevant.

SSHRC Partnership Grants: Stage 1 | 2022 Competition 

Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over four to seven years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership, as well as through resources as evidenced by cash and/or in-kind contributions. Partnership Grants are intended for large teams working in formal collaboration between postsecondary institutions and/or organizations of various types.


One Health Student Mentorship at U of G

September - November 2021 | Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:30 PM (EST) | Virtual

The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) is hosting a Student Mentorship event. This is an opportunity for University of Guelph students to interact with different One Health professionals in academia, public health, and research sectors. The event will be virtual using Microsoft Teams and there is limited enrolment so don’t wait too long to register!

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


Internship Opportunity | One Health Lessons

One Health Lessons is accepting applications for Interns. A detailed description of the roles can be found on our website:  www.onehealthlessons.com/involved

To apply, send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and 1-2 letters of recommendation to OneHealthLessons@gmail.com with the subject line: One Health Lessons 2021 Internship Application

Deadline to apply is September 24th 2021 at 11:59 EDT. Interviews will be conducted in the week of September 27th. Duration of internship: October 9, 2021 to June 4, 2022

Applicants are also invited to attend a Q&A session with current interns on September 11th if they have any questions. Please email madisonburnsonehealth@gmail.com for more information. 


*FREE* Student Registrations for ISTAS21

The One Health Institute is sponsoring 20 University of Guelph students to attend the upcoming virtual 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS21) | October 28-31, 2021. 

The symposium will include a moderated panel discussion on One Health informatics | Saturday, October 30th at 9:15am. 

If you are a U of G student and are interested in attending ISTAS21, email us! onehealth@uoguelph.ca.  


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Upcoming Conferences  

One Welfare World | September 15-16, 2021​​​​​​
This virtual conference will highlight the One Welfare Framework, and how One Welfare is relevant in the context of the COVID Pandemic. 

Global Conference on Climate ChangeSeptember 16-18, 2021
This in-person (London, UK) conference will address the multidimensional aspects of the climate change problem and present solutions.

2021 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society | October 28-31, 2021 
This virtual symposium will include a moderated One Health informatics panel discussion on Saturday, October 30th.

WHO Global Conference on Health and Climate Change | November 6-7, 2021
The aim of the conference (Glasgow, UK) is to call on governments, businesses, institutions and financial actors to drive a green, healthy and resilient recovery from COVID-19.

7th World One Health Congress | November 7-11, 2021
The theme of this hybrid event is 'Integrating Science, Policy and Clinical Practice: a One Health Imperative Post COVID-19'.

One Health Student International Conference | Bucharest, Romania | November 24-27, 2021

Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Social Justice | April 1-3, 2022
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is hosting this in-person and virtual event in Los Angeles, California. The conference aims to address critical gaps in global health and development.   


One Health Affiliated Faculty List

Are you a University of Guelph faculty member who conducts research that is One Health-related? Join our One Health affiliated faculty list! Email onehealth@uoguelph.ca with a headshot, research interests and a link to your official bio. 


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



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