August 31, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
On October 6, join us for our Master of International Forestry program’s exclusive online presentation and question-and-answer session. Learn more about program details and how to prepare a strong application.
August 30, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
Peter Wood joins the Faculty of Forestry at UBC as a lecturer and coordinator for the Master of International Forestry (MIF) program. He has worked in the field of international forest policy, human rights and sustainability for over two decades in a variety of roles.
July 24, 2023 | Author: UBC Forestry
When I tell people I’ve recently started a new role as lecturer and coordinator for UBC’s Master of International Forestry (MIF) program, one of the first questions I get is, “what exactly is international forestry”?
November 23, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Western researchers who conduct studies overseas are likely familiar with the terms “parachute science” or “colonial science”. Both are defined as scientific work that does not appropriately acknowledge the importance of local expertise. PhD candidate Alida O’Connor wants to ensure her international fieldwork incorporates a more meaningful approach with equitable collaborations integrated into every step in the process.
November 15, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
In this age of the Anthropocene, the pressures of human activity are compelling dramatic shifts in climate and ecosystems that parallel some of antiquity’s most Earth-altering natural disasters. To secure a future for our forests, we will need to adopt new approaches to forest management that incorporate diverse perspectives and adapt to the ever-changing climate.
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October 27, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry is proud to announce the faculty’s Asia Forest Research Centre (AFRC) is the recipient of the 2022 Open Innovation Award from Open Education Global. The AFRC offers 14 graduate-level certificate online courses developed as Open Education Resources (OERs) that have been widely utilized by over 15,000 students globally.
October 21, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
Touring Europe during one of the worst heat waves ever to hit the continent was both challenging and inspiring for the UBC Forestry’s Master of Urban Forestry Leadership (MUFL) student group, who visited during the summer of 2022 as part of their professional program.
October 19, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
In partnership with the City of Quesnel and their Forestry Initiatives Program, UBC Forestry hosted its third Master of International Forestry Field School. This year, 16 students and their professors spent two days in Quesnel speaking to land managers, small businesses, government reps from the local First Nations, the municipality, the provincial government, and industry experts.
July 25, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
UBC Forestry will host 10 undergraduate students from Indonesia this fall, thanks to the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards (IISMA) program. The program gives top Indonesian students the opportunity to take university classes not typically offered in their own country, and further develop leadership skills in a multicultural setting.
June 16, 2022 | Author: UBC Forestry
The virtual, first-of-its-kind Engineered Bamboo for Sustainable Construction Conference UBC Forestry co-hosted earlier this spring with World Bamboo Organization and Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University attracted over 800 registrants representing 84 countries from around the world.