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Congratulations Ana Elia Ramon Hidalgo on receiving an Edward JC Hossie Leadership Award

Congratulations Ana Elia Ramon Hidalgo on receiving an Edward JC Hossie Leadership Award

The Edward JC Hossie Leadership Award endowed by the estate of Edward J Hossie supports students who have demonstrated leadership through volunteerism, community service, and/or campus activities. Ana Elia Ramon Hidalgo is one of three recipients of the university-wide competition for 2015-16.

International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

On March 21 we celebrate the ways in which forests and trees sustain and protect us. Learn more

Suzanne Simard receives $929,000 NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant

Suzanne Simard receives $929,000 NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant

Research into forest renewal, quantum computer nanotechnology, solar power, high-tech manufacturing, forestry products and the Subarctic ocean climate got a boost today, with the announcement of $3.5 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

The funding comes from NSERC’s Strategic Partnership Grants, which support scientific partnerships to strengthen the Canadian economy, society and environment.

Among the six UBC projects tapped for the grants is forestry professor Suzanne Simard’s research into forest renewal practices. Simard received $929,000 in funding to focus on reassessing current practices in the context of climate change.

Congratulations to Maja Krzic recipient of the 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Maja Krzic recipient of the 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Maja Krzic who was selected one of the ten 2016 recipients of the 3M National Teaching Fellowship. This award is the only pan-Canadian, cross-disciplinary recognition of educational leadership and excellence in university teaching.

First Nations artists use technology to carve out new business model

First Nations artists use technology to carve out new business model

Local First Nations artists are working with the University of British Columbia in the hopes technology can help carve out a new niche for their work in the art market.

Congratulations Shawn Mansfield on being awarded a 2015 UBC Killam Research Prize

Congratulations Shawn Mansfield on being awarded a 2015 UBC Killam Research Prize

Shawn Mansfield has been honoured with a 2015 Killam Research Prize (senior category). This peer-nominated prize recognizes outstanding research and scholar contributions. It’s selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans arts and humanities, business, education, applied science, science and medicine.

Lab Tours: The Forests and Communities in Transition lab

Lab Tours: The Forests and Communities in Transition lab

The Forest and Communities in Transition (FACT) lab, housed in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC, is an interdisciplinary research group dedicated to the development of more resilient and liveable forest-dependent communities through research, dialogue, and knowledge exchange. At the foundation of our initiative is the recognition that the natural environment is not boundless, and that it plays an integral role in the economic and social fabric of communities and the health of community members. Thus, the wellbeing of forest-dependent communities begins with the responsible and sustainable management of forest resources.

IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference – Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future

IUFRO All-Division 5 Conference – Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future

The Faculty of Forestry is jointly organizing the 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference June 12-16, 2017 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in Vancouver, Canada. In recognition of the pressing global need for the forest sector to be a leader in sustainability, diversification, and innovation, the theme of the 2017 IUFRO Division 5 Conference […]

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