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Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

The innovative program by the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism is a winner in the category of tertiary education Learn more


New MoU signed between India and UBC Faculty of Forestry

This MoU will further develop forest science research collaborative partnership. Learn more


Study highlights lack of fair access to urban green spaces

A new study has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours. Learn more


Shawn Mansfield and Jörg Bohlmann named Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers of 2018

Shawn Mansfield and Jörg Bohlmann named Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers of 2018


Sarah Gergel elected as fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sarah Gergel was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in the section of Geology and Geography.


Feng Jiang named Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Functional Biomaterials

Feng Jiang was appointed as a Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Functional Biomaterials. Feng’s research in advanced nanotechnology has been applied to isolate high-performance nanocellulose from forest biomass, and to regulate their assembly into more complex structures for expanded applications. Using cellulose nanofibrils as the primary building block, Dr. Jiang’s research has expanded to a […]


Dominik Roeser appointed as an FPInnovations Senior Associate

Dominik Roeser was appointed as an FPInnovations Senior Associate. Fibre-supply operations are an increasingly key aspect of the forest industry and the recent signing of a collaborative partnership between FPInnovations and University of British Columbia associate professor in the department of forest resources management, Dominik Roeser, will create new opportunities for sharing knowledge, resources, and […]


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. The announcement was made on September 6 by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of Alberta. Across Canada, there were 167 new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients and 70 […]