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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. 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 […]


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. Kahlil Baker (UBC Forestry PhD Graduate), Samuel Gervais, Laura Howard and Brooke van Mossel-Forrester founded […]


Haida Looplex X Canoe

By Kevin Ward First Nations House of Learning Larger than a full-grown humpback whale, the Haida Looplex X Canoe is a staggering 53 feet in length, suspended from the ceiling in the atrium of the Forest Sciences Centre. One of 4 replicas of the “Lootas” (“wave-eater”) canoe, which was carved by Haida artist Bill Reid for […]


Congratulations to Maja Krzic for being awarded 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.


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.


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 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.