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Two Lethbridge researchers chosen for mentorship program

Program will give Robert Gruninger and Stacy Singer 
a chance to know the beef industry better

Two scientists from Ag Canada’s Lethbridge research centre and one from the University of Saskatchewan have been chosen for the Beef Cattle Research Council’s mentorship program. The program pairs up-and-coming applied researchers with innovative cattle producers or other industry professionals for a one-year mentorship. It provides researchers with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of […] Read more

Nominations sought for outstanding beef scientist

Nominations must be received by May 1

Do you know a researcher or scientist who has helped make the Canadian beef industry more competitive and sustainable? The Beef Cattle Research Council is looking for nominations for the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation. Read more: Mentoring program seeks up-and-coming researchers The award is for researchers who have been active in […] Read more


This bioacoustic unit attached to an aspen tree continuously records the sounds of wildlife.

Listening to the sounds of nature 24-7

A University of Alberta researcher is using bioacoustics technology to record the soundscapes of Alberta wildlife. “Technology has changed the way we survey for wildlife,” said Erin Bayne, associate professor of biological sciences. “If it makes a sound, we can count it. This is giving us a whole new insight to animal behaviour.” Bayne and […] Read more