Brittany Myhal

Brittany Myhal

Brittany Myhal, Masters of Land and Water Systems Prior to joining the Master of Land and Water Systems program (MLWS) in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Brittany completed her undergraduate degree in Nanaimo. Realizing that her biology degree was overall very general, she searched for a specialized program to excel in and launch […]
Allison Li

Allison Li

Allison Li, Masters of Food and Resource Economics, Student Award Recipient Studying finance in China, Allison Li, was hoping to find a more specific area to inspire her career. Following a summer program at UBC Sauder School of Business Allison enrolled in the Master of Food and Resource Economics program in the Faculty of Land […]
Akshaya Akshu

Akshaya Akshu

Akshaya Akshu, Masters of Food Science, Student Award Recipient Prior to joining the Masters of Food Science program (MFS) in LFS, Akshaya Akshu who was born in raised in India, studied with a focus around food technology that was considered an odd field by most there. Inspired to help aid India’s solutions to a more […]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Metabolite Profiling & Postharvest Physiology in Blueberry)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Metabolite Profiling & Postharvest Physiology in Blueberry) A two-year postdoctoral research position is available starting September 1, 2019 in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Drs. Simone Castellarin and Anubhav Pratap Singh. The Castellarin Laboratory (castellarin-lab.landfood.ubc.ca) is affiliated with the Wine […]
Monicah Namu

Monicah Namu

Monicah Namu, UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholar “I was very interested in helping my community in terms of food security as my country experienced famine and crisis,” said Namu. “I could see the lack of good agricultural inputs and knowledge of how to process food after production, which included a post-harvest loss of almost 40 per […]
Learning through the grapevine
Natural biodiversity protects rural farmers’ incomes from tropical weather shocks

Instructor (tenure track) in Communications

Instructor (tenure track) in Communications Joint Appointment in Faculty of Forestry and Faculty of Land and Food Systems Applications are invited for a joint faculty position at the Instructor level in the Faculties of Forestry and Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. This is a tenure-track position in the educational leadership […]

Thinking small in the face of climate change

Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change Juli Carrillo (photo, right side) and Cara Haney are looking to some of Earth’s smallest organisms to help plants adapt to rising carbon dioxide (CO₂) levels. Carrillo and Haney have launched a two-year project funded by the George Weston Seeding Food Innovation Grant, investigating how beneficial soil […]

Mahsa Jessri

New faculty profile: Mahsa Jessri Mahsa Jessri is a new Assistant Professor in the Food, Nutrition and Health Program where she leads the Nutritional Epidemiology for Population Health research group. She works at the unique intersection of nutritional sciences, and population and public health. Her goal is to help shape nutritional guidelines and policy decisions […]