Research on Delta farms can improve soil productivity and drainage

Research on Delta farms can improve soil productivity and drainage

New UBC findings on Delta farms can improve soil productivity and drainage March 25, 2019 – Farming in Delta, B.C., is becoming increasingly challenging due to the high cost of land, urban encroachment, and impending climate change challenges that include more frequent weather extremes, prolonged droughts and rising sea levels. To investigate how to make […]
Faculty member appointed Senior Editor in Cancer Pharmacology

Faculty member appointed Senior Editor in Cancer Pharmacology

Faculty member appointed Senior Editor in Cancer Pharmacology for British Journal of Pharmacology Barbara Stefanska, Assistant Professor in Nutritional Epigenomics in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, UBC, has been appointed Senior Editor in Cancer Pharmacology for the British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP). BJP is a leading peer-reviewed international medical journal in the field […]
David Fraser re-elected to national animal welfare council

David Fraser re-elected to national animal welfare council

David Fraser re-elected to national animal welfare council Professor David Fraser has been re-elected to Canada’s National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council. The Council provides advice to senior levels of government and the animal production sector on all aspects of farm animal health and welfare in Canada and hosts an annual Forum in Ottawa […]
Animal welfare researcher wins international prize in Bern, Switzerland

Animal welfare researcher wins international prize in Bern, Switzerland

Animal welfare researcher wins international prize in Bern, Switzerland Professor Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk was recognized by the Hans Sigrist Foundation at the University of Bern with the 2018 Hans Sigrist Prize for her outstanding academic contributions in the field of Sustainably Produced Food of Animal Origin. “The search committee was unanimous in recognizing that […]
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