Research

In the 2016/2017 fiscal year, members of the Faculty Forestry were awarded a total of $12.1 million in research funding and authored 260 articles in 161 peer-reviewed journals. Read more about our research in our Annual Report.

Our wide breadth of research includes topics such as tree rings, integrated remote sensing, bioenergy, forest conservation genetics, landscape visualizations, African forest conservation & development, alpine studies, advanced wood processing.

Learn about all our research topics in our groups & projects section, or browse our Faculty by research interests.


Recent Research Highlights

UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Building Reforestation Strategies Through Macroscale Analysis
Finding research-based solutions to decide on the best reforestation practices in regions experiencing dryer and warmer conditions.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Protecting Wild Salmon in Uncertain Times
Addressing the challenges to protect, conserve, and manage wild Pacific salmon is a significant aspect of professor Scott Hinch's research.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

Learning from Nature – Reconstructing Cellulose into High Performance Materials
Forest products are expanding beyond conventional wood, pulp, and paper products to include high-performance cellulose-based materials.


UBC Faculty of Forestry Recent Research Highlights

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.