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                                                                 Canadian Journal of Animal Science


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                                                                 CSAS, 280 Albert Street, Suite 900
                                                                 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G8 Canada
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Mission of CSAS                                         Advantages of Membership in CSAS                      CSAS Awards
To facilitate the discovery and dissemination of        Membership in CSAS provides significant               Fellowship Award This   is the highest honour bestowed by
knowledge in animal science for the benefit of          professional benefits for members:                    the Society to members who have made an outstanding
society.                                                    Reduced registration costs at the national        contribution in any field of animal agriculture.
                                                            annual meeting. The annual meeting includes       Award for Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences This
Objectives of CSAS                                          technical and scientific papers, symposia, and    award is made to recognize excellence in teaching,
   Provide opportunities for members to                     discussion of general problems influencing        research, or technology transfer in the area of animal
   exchange ideas about research, teaching, and             the animal industry as well as the business       nutrition or meat science.
   extension in animal science.                             affairs of the Society.                           Award for Technical Innovation in Enhancing Production
   Promote public policy related to animal                  Society website (                   of Safe Affordable Food (Sponsored by Elanco) This
   science and the industry.                                Membership directory.                             award recognizes excellence in technical innovation and
                                                                                                              teaching with particular emphasis in the fields of
   Provide information on scientific issues and             Optional print and/or electronic subscription     biotechnology, genetics, physiology and animal
   public policy related to the animal industries.          to the Canadian Journal of Animal Science which   behaviour. The recipient has demonstrated a contribution
                                                            is edited by the CSAS and published four          to the production of safe and affordable food. CSAS and
CSAS History                                                times a year (journal website:    AIC fellowship recipients are ineligible.
The Canadian Society of Animal Science                      journals).
originated from Eastern and Western sections                                                                                          award recognizes the
                                                                                                              Young Scientist Award This
                                                            Reduced journal subscription rates.               achievements of new members of the research
formed over 70 years ago. The Western Canadian
Society of Animal Production was organized in               Reduced page charges for published                community who have demonstrated excellence in any
1925 with Professor Sackville from the University           manuscripts in the CJAS.                          area of animal science.
of Alberta as its first president. The following year       Society and AIC sponsored awards.                 Animal Industries Award in Extension and Public Service
saw the formation of the Eastern Society of                 Opportunities to participate as consultants in    Awarded to recognize outstanding service to the animal
Animal Production with Professor Toole from the             AIC International Programs.                       industries of Canada in technology transfer, leadership,
Ontario Agricultural College as its first president.                                                          and education in animal science.
                                                            Establishment of contacts within a
                                                            professional society.                             Honorary Life Memberships These awards recognize
A national executive was established in 1951, and                                                             active members who have recently retired and have
in 1971, the name of the Society was changed to                                                               shown support of the CSAS aims and objectives.
the Canadian Society of Animal Science. The             Organization and Membership
                                                                                                              Graduate Student Paper Competition Awards These
Society was incorporated in 1985 and is an              The Canadian Society of Animal Science is a
Association Member of the Agricultural Institute                                                              awards are made to the top three presentations during the
                                                        national organization with an elected executive       Graduate Student Competition at the national annual
of Canada (AIC). Further details on the Society         committee. CSAS is an Associate Member of the
are contained in the Official History of the Society                                                          meeting.
1925 - 1980, prepared by K. Rasmussen and                                                                     Graduate Student Poster Competition Award      This award
published by the CSAS, and on the CSAS web              Membership is open to persons currently or            is made for the best poster presentation at the national
page.                                                   previously employed in research, teaching,            annual meeting.
                                                        administration, extension, production, marketing,     Undergraduate Awards These are awarded by the Society
                                                        or otherwise interested in any field pertaining to    to recognize superior academic achievement during the
                                  the animal industry. There are three categories for   first three years of study within each of the Faculties of
                                                        membership including regular members, retired         Agriculture at each Canadian university.
                                                        members, and student members (undergraduate
                                                        or graduate).

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