Genetics vs Food: Are we truly what we eat?
6:30 pm at York Theatre
Description: Part of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems Centennial Dialogues, Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems series What’s more harmful: fat or sugar? Should I drink a glass of red wine every day, or abstain from alcohol altogether? We spend a lot of time worrying about how our dietary choices are impacting our...
2015 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference
12:00 am at River Rock Casino
Description: Panelists will include Dr. David Fraser of the UBC Animal Welfare Program, along with UBC students, researchers, and alumni. Location: River Rock Casino Resort – Richmond, British Columbia Keynote by Dr. Marc Bekoff, “Rewilding our hearts: Animal emotions, compassionate conservation, and the importance of individual animals” In his talk Dr. Bekoff will discuss the notion of personal...
BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening feat. Prof. Rickey Yada
5:30 pm at Shadbolt Centre
Description: The BC Food Protection Association will be holding their BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC). The title of the Speaker’s Evening is entitled, “Nanotechnology and Food Fraud: Emerging Topics in Food Safety”. Guest speakers include: Dr. Robert Hanner (Associate Professor at the Biodiversity Institute...
Sharing Our Wisdom – Aboriginal Health Initiative Conference
9:00 am at First Nations' Longhouse
Description: The Indigenous Research Partnership, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, will share their project findings aimed at understanding the effectiveness of traditional Indigenous healing knowledge in the context of addressing health inequities experienced by Aboriginal peoples. Dr. Lee Brown is the keynote speaker and the panel will consist of Indigenous elders and community members. May...
Food Environments in Canada: Symposium and Workshop
12:00 am at Delta Bessborough
Description: May 21-23, 2015 | Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Please join us in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 21-23, 2015 for the Food Environments in Canada: symposium and workshop. Registration is now open. To see the full conference brochure, including a schedule of events and a list of keynote speakers, or to register please visit www.foodenvironments2015.ca The goal of this symposium and methodological workshop is to...
Open House – UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
9:00 am at UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
Description: You are invited to the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre open house on Saturday, July 25 from 9am-4pm. This is a great opportunity to meet student researchers and learn more about the Centre’s internationally renowned research and education programs in animal welfare, animal reproduction and resource recovery. Throughout the day members of the Agassiz...