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Congratulations to Ira Sutherland for being awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Twenty-one doctoral students at UBC have received a Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship, and nine postdoctoral fellows have received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.


Congratulations to Kahlil Baker for Receiving Governor General of Canada Award
In a private ceremony on 5 November 2018 at Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, the four co-founders of the non-profit organization Taking Root were presented with the Meritorious Service Cross from the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada.


Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded the Award for Excellence in Open Education
Congratulations to Maja Krzic on being the 8th recipient of the Award for Excellence in Open Education. Dr. Maja Krzic’s leadership has been instrumental in transforming provincial, national, and international post-secondary soil science education by establishing the Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) group with 30 Canadian soil scientists, media developers, students, and educators focused on developing […]


World’s city greening experts gather in Vancouver
Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, with more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assembling in Vancouver next week. Trees and green spaces are crucial components of our cities and towns. However, most cities are still losing trees and green spaces due to climate change, invasive […]


The Sopron Story: Looking back 60 years later
How 200 Hungarian forestry students found their way to UBC. Learn more


What are you working on? Paul Lawson
The Director of UBC's Research Forests describes his unique career. Learn more


New tool developed by UBC researchers helps conservationists make smarter decisions
A new tool developed by UBC researchers could help ensure limited conservation dollars are well spent by determining which actions would save the most species per dollar.


Congratulations to Kasmira Cockerill
Congratulations to Kasmira Cockerill for winning best student presentation at the North American Congress for Conservation Biology based on her research paper co-authored with Dr. Shannon Hagerman, Supervisor.


Congratulations to Shawn Mansfield for being named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Shawn Mansfield has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in the Life Science Division. This award recognizes Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field.


Chiara Longhi Recipient of the 2018 President’s Service Award for Excellence
Chiara Longhi, Director of Student Services, for being selected for this year’s UBC President’s Service Award for Excellence.