Two UBC Forestry professors have joined forces with a research team working to de-escalate the impact of wildfires caused by climate change.
BSCN – Portland State University – Department of Global Environmental Change Lab, Portland, Oregon Since the end of August, I have been working as a laboratory technician in Portland State University’s Global Environmental Change lab, supporting two dendrochronological research projects. One is illuminating what tree species composition and wildfire in northeast Oregon’s Blue Mountains looked […]
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BSCN – UBC Faculty of Forestry – Department of Forest Resources Management, Vancouver, BC This year, I worked as the Co-Organizer of “Transforming Approaches,” an international research conference about Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in forest ecosystems. During this placement, I learned about the nuances of forests, forest management, and TEK in 17 countries around the […]
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BSFS – Agriculture Canada, Dawson Creek, BC For my second work term I have been working for Agriculture Canada at the Summerland research center working with the breeding crew for apples and cherries. As a part of this team I have learned different horticulture techniques for controlled pollination, planting, and tree maintenance. As the summer […]
A new study has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours.
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Shawn Mansfield and Jörg Bohlmann named Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers of 2018
Twenty-one doctoral students at UBC have received a Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship, and nine postdoctoral fellows have received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The announcement was made on September 6 by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of Alberta. Across Canada, there were 167 new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients and 70 […]
Parents of millennials still living at home aren’t the only ones with children that refuse to leave. Now, new UBC research on a desert-dwelling African bird is yielding some answers. Martha Nelson-Flower, a postdoctoral fellow at UBC Faculty of Forestry, studied the behaviour of wild southern pied babblers, which live in family groups of up to 14 in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.