Unique USask-led research and training project awarded $1.65M to advance software development

An inter-university group led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Chanchal Roy has been awarded $1.65 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ...

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P2IRC delivers innovative approach to seed selection through prize-winning PlotVision software

The future of seed development is set to become more efficient thanks to PlotVision, a new image analysis software product from the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Plant Pheno...

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A food-secure tomorrow

Harnessing machine learning to create climate-smart crops

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Enhancing digital plant breeding for climate change resiliency

4th annual Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre conference takes place October 23-24

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The clone detector

There is only one Dr. Chanchal Roy (PhD), whose clone-detecting software research has influenced computer scientists around the world

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USask researcher honoured for achievements in computer science

Dr. Chanchal Roy (PhD) has received a 2018 Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award from CS-Can/Info-Can. In addition to his work at USask, Dr. Chanchal Roy is a P2IRC ...

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New leader for USask’s leading-edge food security research program

SASKATOON – Renowned plant molecular geneticist Dr. Andrew Sharpe (PhD) will lead the next phase of the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research ...

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USask system to improve online privacy

New web application helps users store their data permanently and sets conditions for others to access the data. The system will be tested with data from USask researchers including...

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P2IRC Researcher Receives Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award

P2IRC researcher Tony Kusalik received a Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award at the University of Saskatchewan’s 2018 Fall Convocation on Oct. 27.

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P2IRC Researcher Receives College Research Award

P2IRC Project Lead in Cloud Platform for Genomic-Phenomic Analysis has received a University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science New Research Award

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Improving agriculture through digital technologies: 3rd Annual Symposium takes place in Saskatoon October 17-18

Creating innovative plant breeding technologies to achieve global food security – that’s the goal of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research ...

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USask crop scientists help crack the wheat genome code

A University of Saskatchewan (U of S)-led research team has played a key role in an international discovery that will have an impact on the food security of millions of people arou...

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P2IRC Researcher Blog Ranked In Top 50 of 2018

Dr. Stuart Smyth and his research team's blog was ranked as 37th of the top 50 blogs on agriculture and farming in 2018.

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P2IRC Researcher Receives Distinguished Researcher Award

P2IRC Project Investigator Carl Gutwin Received a Distinguished Researcher Award at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Seminar: James Colliander, How can mathematical sciences help advance agriculture, the agri-food sector, and improve global food security?

The Global Institute for Food Security is pleased to invite you to a seminar with James Colliander, Director at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. He will be pres...

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P2IRC's Work in Computational Informatics of Crop Phenotype Data Featured on Radio Canada

Tony Kusalik and Iav Stavness are working to revolutionize plant breeding using digital data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning techniques.

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P2IRC Researchers Featured in Country Guide West and Country Guide East

The power of deep learning will unlock much of agriculture’s future, thanks to enormous potential of ‘The Cloud.' Read more below.

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Seminar: Dr. Eiji Nambara, Abscisic Acid Metabolism and its Regulation in Response to Environmental Factors

The Global Institute for Food Security is pleased to invite you to a seminar with Dr. Eiji Nambara, Professor of Cell & Systems Biology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Nambara wi...

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USask researchers in global food security awarded grants from Microsoft

SASKATOON - Two University of Saskatchewan (U of S) computer scientists are among the first grant recipients of Microsoft’s AI for Earth program, aimed at empowering people and org...

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Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) named a 2017 STIC Award finalist

The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) is pleased to announce that the Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) has been named a finalist for a 2017 Science, ...

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2017 P2IRC Student Poster Competition a Success!

One of the many highlights of the 2nd Annual Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) Symposium was a highly successful Poster Competition which ...

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2nd Annual P2IRC Symposium Provides Opportunities to Share and Learn

The 2nd Annual P2IRC Symposium: Designing Crops for Global Food Security, took place June 20-22, 2017, at the Delta Bessborough in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Ca...

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New U of S Plant Research Centre Launched to Design Crops for Global Food Security

The creation of the Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre stems from a $37.2-million award over seven years from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) for the i...

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