2021 News Archives

Leading the Next Wave of Dairy Research

Leading the Next Wave of Dairy Research March 30, 2021 For the past 25 years, the community of Agassiz, B.C., 135 kilometers east of the UBC Vancouver campus, has been home to the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre (Dairy Centre). Located on the same site as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s ‘Agassiz Research and Development […]
March 30, 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: March 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: March 2021 Spring is here, as evidenced by cherry blossoms appearing across the Lower Mainland! Spring is a time for renewal. It is serendipitous that our Faculty is launching our renewed Action Plan this month. Titled Navigating a Better Future: LFS Action Plan, this will be our guide for […]
March 25, 2021

Let’s Talk: New CRC Chair Frederik Noack

Let’s Talk: New CRC Chair Frederik Noack March 2021 – Frederik Noack talks about his research and how his interest in the field of Environmental Economics started. He was recently named a CRC (Canada Research Chair), Tier 2, in Economic and Environmental Interactions. An Assistant Professor in LFS’s Food and Resource Economics Group, Noack’s research […]
March 22, 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: February 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: February 2021 I hope the year has started well for you! I’m optimistic we’ll see a turning point later in 2021 and that gives me renewed energy as we slowly begin to plan for life post-COVID-19. This month the university is celebrating Black History Month. This is a time […]
February 22, 2021

Black History Month

Black History Month February 19, 2021 To recognize and celebrate Black History Month, the Faculty is pleased to present a few of our student scholars and alumni. We acknowledge their accomplishments and look forward to following the work of these Black scholars. Many aim to work on global issues surrounding sustainability in agriculture, the food […]
February 19, 2021

Edible Packaging is as Good For Your Food as it is For the Planet

Edible Packaging is as Good For Your Food as it is For the Planet It’s near impossible to avoid plastic packaging in the food industry today. This type of packaging is often non-reusable and non-biodegradable, and when not disposed of correctly, can cause major impacts to the environment and wildlife. Fortunately, research is being done […]
February 17, 2021

Academic All-Canadian Athletes

Meet the LFS Roster of Academic All-Canadian Athletes January 15, 2021 – Keeping yourself on the Dean’s list, while sticking to a daily training regimen and travelling for competitions, is a challenge for select students only. LFS undergraduate students – Jamie Hennessey, Erik Thies, and Sean van Gessel – proved themselves up to the challenge, […]
January 15, 2021