New York Times Best-Selling Author Dr. Suzanne Simard Teaching New UBC Course Offering Climate Crisis Solutions
September 27, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Starting in January 2024, Dr. Simard and her teaching team will roll out a new UBC online course that showcases how forests can provide natural solutions to climate change and social well-being.
September 21, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Tom Booker joins UBC Forestry as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest & Conservation Sciences. His research draws on population and quantitative genetics, bioinformatics, statistics and ecology.
September 8, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Job Post: UBC Forestry is seeking a PhD student to research drought regimes and their impacts on forest dynamics and forest ecosystem services in BC.
August 17, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Tahia Devisscher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Resources Management and focuses on how to manage forests and other green spaces in and around cities to support human well-being and build social-ecological resilience to climate change. She is interested in developing practical strategies to address the increasing disconnect between people and nature caused by rapid urbanization.
August 9, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Haibo Feng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science at UBC. His research area focuses on green building, building information modelling, life cycle assessment and building energy performance. He has extensive industrial and research experience in promoting sustainable building construction with the integration of advanced building systems and renewable energy supports.
Posted in: Highlights, In the Spotlight, News
Tagged with: Assistant Professor, Circular Bioeconomy, Climate Change, Department of Wood Science, Micro-Certificate, Research, Sustainability, Zero Carbon Building
July 18, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Forest Resources Management
Posted in: Assistant Professors, Faculty Profiles
Tagged with: Adaptation, Climate Change, Human Health, Human Well-being, Nature Recovery, Nature-Based Solutions, People-Nature Connectedness, Social-Ecological Resilience
June 27, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Forest and Conservation Sciences
June 22, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
“Qikiqtaruk: Arctic at Risk” is a ground-breaking virtual reality project by Professor Isla Myers-Smith offering an immersive journey to an island in Canada’s Arctic, exploring the impacts of climate change.
June 12, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the need for green spaces and sustainable urban ecosystems becomes crucial. Explore how urban forestry professionals work to protect and maintain urban parks, natural areas, and tree canopies in the face of climate change and land-use challenges.
Posted in: Branchlines Articles, Highlights
Tagged with: Climate Change, Community, Data Analysis, Human Health, Landscape Modelling, Mental Health, Nature, Research, Sustainability, Urban Forestry, Urban Greenspace, Wellbeing, Wildlife