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Research Fields plant science scientific meeting
Categories Agriculture
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Dr. Ian N. Morrison joined the Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba in 1976 as a weed scientist and later served as Head from 1989 to 1996. His research led to the development of new tools and methods for weed control and crop protection for western Canadian producers. In the mid-1980s, he worked as an oilseed agronomist in Pakistan. Dr. Morrison moved to the University of Alberta in 1996 to become Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics. He touched the lives of over 20 graduate students and hundreds of undergraduate students. Dr. Morrison passed away in a tragic accident in 2006 at the age of 58.
The fund will be used to offer one or more award, with a maximum value to be set by the Head of Department of Plant Science, on the recommendation of the Plant Science Graduate Studies Committee to graduate students who:
  • have completed the first year of their M.Sc. or Ph.D. program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at The University of Manitoba
  • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours
  • will be attending a scientific meeting in a plant science related area and will be presenting the results of their research at the meeting (poster or oral presentation)
  • have demonstrated research ability based on the abstract submitted and the proposed research results to be presented at the meeting
    Recipients may not hold more than one of the Morrison Travel Award, the Lamari Travel Award, or the Helgason Travel Award in the same calendar year.
  • Value available annual interest
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Department of Plant Science.

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