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Researchers by department

Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics

Animal Science

Biosystems Engineering

Dr. Warren Blunt

Dr. Warren Blunt

Dr. Blunt's research utilizes the biochemical pathways of microorganisms to convert low-value agro-industrial waste materials (carbon dioxide in particular) into value-added bio-based specialty chemicals. The crux of this research applies advanced monitoring tools to elucidate the interface between process engineering parameters and metabolic control, and the impact on process performance.


Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

Plant Science

Dr. Yvonne Lawley

Dr. Yvonne Lawley

Agronomy and cropping systems research
Cover Crops
Plant and soil interactions
Plant and soil management to address agricultural and environmental challenges

Soil Science

Our research is funded by local, national, and international funding agencies. Researchers are funded by all three of the Tri-Council Agencies (Canadian Institute of Health Research, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), as well as by other funding agencies, such as, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Manitoba, Canada Foundation for Innovation and Mitacs.

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