Nicole Berardi

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Knowledge Transfer Specialist

As a Knowledge Transfer Specialist, it is my job to work with scientists to create knowledge transfer plans and resources to ensure effective communication of their research findings to relevant stakeholders in an appropriate and engaging format. 

Education and awards

PhD - Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, 2022

Thesis: "Molecular and Physiological Mechanisms Underpinning the Changes in Plant Growth and Development in Arabidopsis thaliana Exposed to Low R:FR Light as a Competition Cue"

MSc - Animal Nutrition, University of Guelph, 2016

BSc - Animal Biology, University of Guelph, 2015

Conference  Awards

3 Minute Thesis Competition, Weed Science Society of America, 1st place (2021)

Best Oral Presentation, Canadian Weed Science Society Annual General Meeting, 2nd place (2020, 2018)

3 Minute Thesis Competition, Ontario Agriculture College, University of Guelph, 1st place (2020)

People's Choice Award, Infographic Poster Competition, Food from Thought Symposium (2019)

Best Oral Presentation, Canadian Weed Science Society Annual General Meeting, 3rd place (2019)