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Terry Sunderland Receives Scientific Achievement Award

Terry Sunderland was recently presented with the 2019 IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award at the XXV IUFRO Congress held in Curitiba, Brazil.


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Dr Scott Hinch Receives the 2019 Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society

Forest & Conservation Sciences professor, Dr Scott Hinch, received the Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society (AFS).


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Biodiversity highest on Indigenous-managed lands

UBC-led study suggests that Indigenous-managed lands may play a critical role in helping species survive. The study is the first to compare biodiversity and land management on such a broad geographic scale.


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UBC Researchers Bat for Gold with new Cricket Bat Design

A new cricket bat designed at UBC could put a high-performing bat into the hands of more youth and ultimately bring even more people into the sport.


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UBC scientists find high mutation rates generating genetic diversity within huge, old-growth trees

This is the first evidence of the tremendous genetic variation that can accumulate in some of our tallest trees.


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Remembering Dean Emeritus Robert Kennedy

It is with sadness that the Faculty of Forestry announces the passing of Dean Emeritus Robert (Bob) Kennedy, UBC alumnus and professor.


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Congratulations to Our Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Nicholas Coops and Dr. Elizabeth Wolkovich were among the world-class scientists and scholars recognized from across the country to receive this honour.


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UBC Recognized For Leadership in Wood

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was front and centre at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC held earlier this month winning 2 prominent awards that included the Jury’s Choice award for a large-scale robotically fabricated temporary timber installation.


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Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

Congratulations to the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism (AP-FECM) for being recognized for their outstanding work in the International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO) & International Forestry Students' Association’s (IFSA) Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education.


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New MoU signed between India and UBC Faculty of Forestry

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