Awards & Honours

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Kathy Martin Elected President of the American Ornithological Society
Kathy Martin has been elected President of the American Ornithological Society, serving from 2018 to 2020.


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Bruce Larson Appointed to the Forest Practices Board
Congratulations to UBC Forestry professor Bruce Larson for being appointed to the Forest Practices Board, who will be serving as vice-chair.


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Cole Burton named Canada Research Chair in Terrestrial Mammal Conservation
UBC professor Cole Burton has been appointed as a Canada Research Chair in Terrestrial Mammal Conservation.


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Congratulations Shannon Hagerman on being awarded the Killam Teaching Prize for 2017
Shannon Hagerman has been awarded the Killam Teaching Prize for the 2017/18 academic year.


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Sally Aitken named as 2018 recipient of the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence
Sally Aitken has been named this year’s recipient of the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence by LifeSciences BC.


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Congratulations to John Innes for being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry
Congratulations to John Innes who was elected an International Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.