Awards & Honours

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UBC Forestry’s Cheryl Power Recognized for Outstanding Work in Caring for BC’s Forests
Cheryl Power, Assistant Manager of Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, received the Association of BC Forest Professionals’ Distinguished Forest Professional Award.


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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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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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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.


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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 […]


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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 […]




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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 […]