MFRE News Post: Finding useful patterns in business and numbers: New course on Business Analytics for the Food and Resource Sector

The MFRE has just published a new post regarding a new business analytics course we had this year. The name of the course is Business Analytics for the Food and Resource Sector.
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Call for Applications: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards

Attention: DOCTORAL students

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Awards will cover the costs of field research conducted for a doctoral dissertation in one or more countries in the Global South.  Regions of the Global South are defined as: Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa, southern Africa, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Far East Asia, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Oceania.

Field research must be relevant to one of six development outcome areas to which IDRC aims to contribute through its work: health equity, inclusive governance, sustainable and inclusive growth, climate resilience and sustainable food systems, inclusive education, or strong science and innovation systems.

Citizens or permanent residents of Canada, or citizens of a developing country, are eligible to apply.

Value: $20,000 for up to 1 year

Application Deadline: 17 June 2020 by 4:00 pm EST (1:00 pm PST)

For more information, such as eligibility requirements and application procedures, please see our webpage:

 Federal government support for students


Last week, the federal government announced new support for students due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. These supports include enhancing Student Financial Assistance for Fall 2020; Canada Emergency Student Benefit; Canada Student Service Grant; and expanding allowable work hours for International Students. For more information, visit the government’s website:

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