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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Up to 10 fellowships are presented annually to teachers in higher education.
MSc Forestry graduate, Jennifer Burt, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Governor General’s Gold Medal, awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the Master’s degree with thesis.
Hosny El Lakany, alumnus PhD’69, Adjunct Professor and Director of International Programs in Forestry is receiving the Global Citizenship Award at the UBC Alumni Achievement Awards on November 29.