Assistant or Associate Professor in Nutrition and Healthy Aging

Assistant or Associate Professor in Nutrition and Healthy Aging Posted on February 3, 2023 The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time, tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within the Food, Nutrition and Health […]

Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition

Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition Posted February 3, 2023 The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Food, Nutrition and Health Program in the Human Nutrition group (https://www.landfood.ubc.ca/research/lfs-research-centres-groups/human-nutrition-group/). […]
Tabitha Robin Martens

Exploring land-based relationships with a fresh view

Exploring land-based relationships with a fresh view Understanding the climate and nature emergency from different perspectives is the goal of the Catalyst Collaboration Fund offered by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS). This year, 10 UBC researchers – including two from Land and Food Systems – received funds of up to $10,000 to […]
Sean Smukler

Sean Smukler to lead UBC Farm’s CSFS

Sean Smukler to lead UBC Farm’s CSFS Associate Professor Sean Smukler is Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm as of Jan. 1, 2023. He will take over from Dean Rickey Yada, who was interim Director for the past two years. Smukler is excited to start in this position and […]
The AWP, celebrating Dr. David Fraser's 50 years of research

Supporting Animal Welfare for 25 Years

Supporting Animal Welfare for 25 Years Since launching, the Animal Welfare Program has played an important role in informing policy for those working in industry, government and not-for-profit organizations. Research has aimed to improve the lives of animals, including dairy cattle, mice and rats, pigs, dogs and many more. Here are some highlights of the […]
Michael Wesley

Shaping Indigenous Curriculum at LFS

Shaping Indigenous Curriculum at LFS As a recent graduate of UBC’s Dietetics program, Michael Wesley is dedicated to making an impact in his community and fostering relationships across the province. Wesley is part of the Gitanmaax Band, nestled between the Skeena and Bulkley River. He worked various jobs in the trades industry before embarking on […]
David Fraser

Retiring Faculty Member: David Fraser

Retiring Faculty Member: David Fraser Animal Welfare Program co-founder retires David Fraser came to UBC after a diverse career that included doing the first scientific research on the welfare of sows (1975) and the role of highway de-icing salt in road accidents involving moose (1981). He also had a side-career writing humorous verse as “poet […]

Retiring Faculty Member: Tony Farrell

Retiring Faculty Member: Tony Farrell Professor Anthony (Tony) Farrell, a former Canada Research Chair in Fish Physiology, Culture and Conservation (Tier 1) retired this year. We asked him some questions about his distinguished career. Can you name some achievements that made you proud? Near the top of my list was being awarded a prestigious Canada […]
David McArthur

Retiring Faculty Member: David McArthur

Retiring Faculty Member: David McArthur David McArthur retires this year and reflects on his research and career at UBC. In 1995, he started as a Research Associate in Plant Science with berry industry and government grants. Gradually, McArthur transitioned to a Lecturer position teaching Agroecology 1 & 2, Horticulture, Horticultural Techniques, and Wine Science 1 […]
Chris Scaman

Milestones and News & Notes

Milestones UBC Supports Regenerative Agriculture and Agritech Sean Smukler, Chair of Agriculture and Environment, joins a 17-person Advisory Group on Regenerative Agriculture and Agritech. The BC Ministry of Agriculture and Food created this advisory group to find ways of building resilient food systems and to support farmers in strengthening B.C. food production. Smukler will share […]