Events

  • Mar05
    2015

    LFS Graduate Student Conference
    9:00 am at Liu Institute for Global Issues
    Description: The Land and Food Systems Graduate Student Conference is a one-day, student-organized conference designed to showcase the diverse graduate research taking place in our faculty. This conference aims to highlight the excellent work of our graduate students by providing an opportunity to present at a formal academic conference. It will also provide a forum for...

  • Mar05
    2015

    Liz Carlisle, Lentil Underground
    4:00 pm at Food, Nutrition and Health (FNH) Building
    Description: Liz Carlisle, a protégé of Michael Pollan, is coming to UBC to tell the remarkable story of an unheralded group of Montana farmers who have defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable food movement. Dave Oien, founding farmer and CEO of Timeless Foods, will be telling his story along with Liz, and Chef Steve...

  • Mar05
    2015

    2015 UN International Year of Soils: Sustainability, Climate Change & Society
    5:30 pm at UBC Botanical Garden
    Description: Kicking off their 2015 workshop series, the UBC Botanical Garden invites you to learn about safe soils in the City, the importance of soil to food security in BC and how soils are sequestering carbon and mitigating climate change. Thursday March 5 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm UBC Botanical Garden Cost: FREE Register: http://www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/learn  Speakers: Douglas...

  • Mar06
    2015

    3-Minute Thesis — LFS Heat
    12:00 pm at Michael Smith Labs
    Description: The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that assists current graduate students with fostering effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. In 2012, over 30 universities across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the South Pacific...

  • Mar18
    2015

    World Food Programme Photo Exhibition – The Importance of Nutrition
    5:00 pm at Food, Nutrition and Health (FNH) Building
    Description: Visit the FNH Atrium to view the latest World Food Programme (WFP) Photo Exhibition focusing on the importance of nutrition. Opening Reception – World Food Programme (WFP) Photo Exhibition on The Importance of Nutrition March 18th at 5:00pm Food, Nutrition and Health Atrium – see map. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provides food assistance to...