2021 News Archives

Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30

This year, September 30 will also mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – an opportunity to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools. Read about events and learning opportunities on campus.

September 22, 2021

Cheenar Shah

An interview with Cheenar Shah, an alumna currently employed with the BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries as a Climate Change Adaptation Program Advisor.

September 21, 2021

Deans message for LFS Community Connects: Sept. 2021

I hope you are enjoying the crisper, cooler weather that September brings.

Melody Wang Receives 2021 LFS Undergraduate Student Leadership Award

Congratulations to Melody Wang on receiving the 2021 LFS Undergraduate Student Leadership Award!

August 30, 2021

Faculty Advisory Board members receive Order of British Columbia

Congratulations to Faculty Advisory Board members – Arran and Ratana Stephens – on receiving the Order of British Columbia.

August 17, 2021

Three LFS Projects Receive Over $3.5 Million in Funding from the BC Knowledge and Development Fund (BCKDF)

We are proud to announce that three research projects from our faculty received a combined amount of over $3.5 million from the BC Knowledge and Development Fund (BCKDF). Click to see a list of the funded projects with short summaries of the research.

August 13, 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: July 2021

As UBC campus attractions are open this summer, I invite those of you in the Lower Mainland – and those of you who may in town this summer – to come by and visit!

July 22, 2021

Webinar Recording: How Research and Innovation Drive the Food Industry

Watch a recording of this webinar to learn more about food innovation at UBC and how industry partners work with our researchers to move BC forward.

July 5, 2021

Jordan Maynard

Learn about Jordan Maynard and Gibsons Farm, a unique place that combines sustainable agricultural practices, promotion of local food products, and children’s programs offering outdoor experiences related to agriculture, managing land, and making food.

June 22, 2021

UBC students win global competition for Indigenous Food Insecurity project

Congrats to the UBC students who won first place in a global competition! Their project looked at the issue of food insecurity that disproportionately affects urban Indigenous populations more than others in B.C.

June 14, 2021

Nilanga Aki Bandara

Congratulations to Aki for getting into medical school! In a new alumni profile, he shares his proudest accomplishments, the courses that prepared him for his med school journey, and some specialties he might pursue.

Webinar Event: How Research and Innovation Drive the Food Industry

Join our webinar on June 22 to learn about food innovation at UBC and how industry partners work with our researchers to move BC forward.

May 25, 2021

Leading the Next Wave of Dairy Research

Already an internationally recognized research facility, the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre looks to continue leading in the field by focusing on precision dairy management.

March 30, 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: March 2021

Dean Rickey Yada shares the Faculty's new Action Plan with the community.

March 25, 2021

Let’s Talk: New CRC Chair Frederik Noack

Frederik Noack talks about his research that focuses on how economic development can move ahead without damaging the environment.

March 22, 2021

Kip the Coyote Calls UBC Vancouver Campus Home

Dr. Kristen Walker shares tips on how we can live safely and respectfully with wildlife.

February 25, 2021

Deans Message for LFS Community Connects: February 2021

Dean Rickey Yada shares recent news for the LFS community.

February 22, 2021

Black History Month

During Black History Month, we're highlighting some of our student scholars and alumni.

February 19, 2021

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

A team of researchers is making improvements to edible packaging film as a way to reduce the use of plastic in the food industry.

February 17, 2021

Academic All-Canadian Athletes

Three undergraduate students share how they balance a rigorous training schedule as athletes while also excelling in their academic studies.

January 15, 2021