2022 News Archives

Student mentee to alumni mentor

A graduate from UBC's Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Bruno is using his experience to help mentor new students.

December 14, 2022

25 Year Club: Dairy Education and Research Centre Staff

Congratulations to these Dairy Education and Research Centre staff members for being inducted into UBC’s 25 Year Club!

December 1, 2022

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese

LFSer, Valerie Leung, shares this great recipe for winter squash season.

October 24, 2022

Dr. Siyun Wang delves into what exactly a “best before” date means on RED FM

LFS Associate Professor, Siyun Wang, chats with Vanshika Sharma of RED RM about best before dates, and what they actually mean for your food.

October 19, 2022

Dean featured on World Food Day podcast

Listen to a new World Food Day podcast, featuring Dean Rickey Yada who discusses the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals globally and here at UBC.

October 14, 2022

Research aims to investigate dog cognition and therapy dog programs

A new lab at UBC’s Vancouver campus is looking for research participants—and not just anyone will do. The criteria? Must be furry and four-legged. Enjoy belly rubs and yummy treats? That’s a bonus, too.

October 5, 2022

Intergenerational March to Commemorate Orange Shirt Day

On September 30th, members of the UBC STEM community came together to commemorate Orange Shirt Day with an Intergenerational March.

October 1, 2022

UBC team developing oral insulin tablet sees breakthrough results

A team of University of British Columbia researchers working on developing oral insulin tablets as a replacement for daily insulin injections have made a game-changing discovery.

September 30, 2022

Message from the Dean for LFS Community Connects: September 2022

The start of this new academic year signals some exciting news for our Faculty and UBC.

September 28, 2022

All-Day Sacred Fire Ceremony at the xʷcı̓cəsəm Garden at UBC Farm

The Indigenous Research Partnership, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, and The First Nations House of Learning invite you to an All-Day Sacred Fire Ceremony at xʷci̓cəsəm Garden at UBC Farm.

September 26, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Cassandra Tucker, PhD

Cassandra Tucker obtained a PhD from the UBC Animal Welfare Program in 2003 and is now a Professor at the University of California Davis (UC Davis), and the Director of the Centre of Animal Welfare.

August 29, 2022

Back to School Recipe: Pesto Shrimp Flatbread

Arlene Nguyen is an LFS student in her final year of the UBC Dietetics Program and shares her favourite back to school recipe – Pesto Shrimp Flatbreads.

August 24, 2022

Using AI can make our food safer

Artificial intelligence can help boost safety in food production, according to a study by UBC and University of Guelph. The average cost of a food recall due to bacterial or microbial contamination is US$10 million.

August 9, 2022

Better nutrition in aquaculture targets disease reduction

Juvenile farmed fish to receive fulvic acids as a feed supplement.

August 1, 2022

Join us for #ubcAWP25!

We are excited to announce that we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Animal Welfare Program in 2022/23, and we want you to join us!

June 23, 2022

Pamely Keung

Meet Pamely Keung, an alumna who leads the innovation, regulatory and technical support segments at Earth's Own Food Company.

June 21, 2022

Class of 2022 Graduates

Congratulations to this year's graduates! We are immensely proud of all our students and excited to share their accomplishments.

May 27, 2022

Indigenous Directed Studies Course in Carving

Dr. Rickey Yada, Dean and Professor, visits Dave Robinson who is mentoring students in an Indigenous directed studies course at Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver.

May 26, 2022

A Luminous Journey: The Art of Arran Stephens

In support of Ukraine, an exhibit is taking place at the AMS Hatch Gallery in June.

May 13, 2022

Dorothy Dinh

Meet Dorothy Dinh, an alumni and entrepreneur! With two growing small businesses under her belt, Dorothy talks about entrepreneurship, social media growth, and the LFS community.

April 25, 2022