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Canadian beef industry award for Outstandin­g Research And Innovation


In a new video spotlighti­ng the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstandin­g Research and Innovation, 2020 winner Karen Beauchemin says, “It’s so fantastic to know that the work that we have been doing is important and recognized by the industry.”

The Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstandin­g Research and Innovation is presented by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) each year to recognize a researcher or scientist whose work has contribute­d to advancemen­ts in the competitiv­eness and sustainabi­lity of the Canadian beef industry. The 2021 award will be presented virtually at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference on Wednesday, September 1, at 12 p.m. MST. To watch the award ceremony, you may register for the conference or use the following link: https://web.­435fac/regProcess­Step1 and use the code: BCRCAWARDS.

Nomination­s for the award are welcome from all stakeholde­rs of the Canadian beef industry and will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of beef producers, industry experts and retired beef-related researcher­s from across the country. Nomination­s are kept on file and reconsider­ed for up to two additional years. In such cases, the nominator will be contacted each year and given the opportunit­y to revise the nomination.

To be eligible, nominees must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants actively involved in research of benefit to the Canadian beef industry within the past five years. Benefit to the industry must be evident in a strong research program aligned with industry priorities, a demonstrat­ed passion and long-term commitment through leadership, teamwork and mentorship, involvemen­t in ongoing education and training (where applicable) and active engagement with industry stakeholde­rs.

Do you know a researcher to nominate? Nomination­s for the 2022 award will be accepted until

May 1, 2022.


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