April 17, 2020
We’re very pleased to announce the Faculty of Forestry Best in Program winners and the CIF Gold Medal for the most outstanding student.
October 25, 2019
Terry Sunderland was recently presented with the 2019 IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award at the XXV IUFRO Congress held in Curitiba, Brazil.
March 27, 2019
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.
November 15, 2017
Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz’s research work focuses on traditional ecological knowledge, and in implementing proactive strategies with dealing with wildfire.
May 24, 2016
The EUBCE 2016 is proud to announce this year’s winner of the Linnerborn Prize 2016 – Dr. John (Jack) Saddler, Professor of Forest Products Biotechnology/Bioenergy and former Dean, Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. “Professor Saddler is a pioneer and innovator into why pretreatment, fractionation and enzyme hydrolysis have to be optimised […]
September 14, 2015
At the 145th annual general meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) in Portland Oregon in August 2015, Scott Hinch was named as a ‘Fellow of the Society’. Less than 8 other Canadians have received this honour (FYI – Hinch is the youngest!). Fellows of the Society have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to efforts in […]
August 11, 2015
Armed with iPhones, dozens of first and second-year students walk into the forest at the University of British Columbia. The students are on a scientific quest to better understand the ground beneath them; learning about soil by playing a mobile game.
October 17, 2014
The Canadian Institute of Forestry Presidential Award, in recognition of outstanding service and commitment to the Institute and exemplifying a devotion to, and passion for, the profession of forestry went to Dr Peter Marshall of Vancouver, British Columbia. The award appreciates the dedication that individuals provide and encourages individuals to contribute to the leadership, promotion, and understanding of the profession and the practice of forestry.
February 7, 2013
Up to 10 fellowships are presented annually to teachers in higher education.