Research Magazine Receives Farm Writers’ Award


The University of Guelph Research Magazine received a silver award from the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) for the 2013 issue “What the World Needs Now.” The award was presented Oct. 4 at the CFWF annual conference in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Published by the Office of Research, the magazine is edited by Owen Roberts, director of research communications, and is written by students participating in SPARK (Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge). Former SPARK writers Samantha Beattie, BA ’13, and Katharine Tuerke, MA ’08 and PhD ’13, were project co-ordinators for the winning issue, which highlights the breadth of global activities involving U of G researchers.

CFWF represents represents English-speaking agricultural journalists, broadcasters and communicators across Canada.