Thursday, June 6, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

beans made into the world

As the global population escalates and the impacts of climate change are realized, how will we feed the planet? What are University of Waterloo graduate students discovering now – from research spanning agriculture and food production; foods, nutrition and health; food safety, food security and sustainability; to global food systems –that will inform the future? 

George Heath

George Heath, PhD Candidate
Biology
Faculty of Science

George explores methods to improve aquaculture by selecting for disease-resistant Atlantic salmon in the face of warming coastal waters.

Lucy Hinton

Lucy Hinton, PhD Candidate
Global Governance
Faculty of Environment

Lucy explores conflicting interests in governance forums where guidance for good food and nutrition policies in the Global South are made.

Join UWaterloo's Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Jeff Casello at this great event.

3:30pm - talks, including question and answer

4:45pm - wine and cheese*

Event is free: registration is required. Limited spots are available.

*photo id is required

Cost 
Free - registration is required
Location 
NH - Ira G. Needles Hall
Room 3407 - Board and Senate Room
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
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