(left) Will Valley, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
(right) Dana-Lyn Mackenzie, Senior Manager of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigeneity

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigeneity in LFS

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigeneity in LFS On September 30, LFS joined three other STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) faculties in an Intergenerational March for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It was a solemn day of learning and introspection, as well as a visual demonstration of the faculty’s commitment towards equity, diversity, […]
Tianxi Yang

Tianxi Yang

 

Lecturer in Dietetics Education

Lecturer in Dietetics Education Posted November 10, 2021 The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position within the Food, Nutrition and Health Program (Dietetics Program) with an anticipated started date of January 1, 2022. The position is expected to support […]
Tabitha Robin Martens

Making Our Food Fairer

Making our food fairer: Podcast on the community work taking place to improve access to food and why Canada’s food system is broken. Listen to Tabitha Robin Martens, Assistant Professor, speak with Melana Roberts, President of Food Secure Canada, about our country’s food systems and how they intersect with culture, colonization, and the lives of […]
In the Food Process Engineering Lab
Back row, left to right: Farahnaz Fathordoobady; Dr. Anubhav Pratap-Singh, Food and Beverage Innovation Professor at UBC; Bill Greuel, CEO, Protein Industries Canada; Blair Bullus, President, Wamame Foods; Alberto Baldelli
Front row, l-r: Rocio Silva Zamora, Maryam Shojaei

Research on Wagyu-style beef alternatives start at UBC

Research on Wagyu-style beef alternatives start at UBC Nov. 8, 2021 – As Protein Industries Canada and its industry partners invest $7.6 million to produce made-in-Canada meat alternatives, students in Land and Food Systems (LFS) at UBC will have the opportunity to receive advanced training in making plant-based proteins, which are the foundation to these […]
Meet Peek-a-Moo, a Data Visualization Tool for Dairy Cattle

Meet Peek-a-Moo, a Data Visualization Tool for Dairy Cattle

Meet Peek-a-Moo, a Data Visualization Tool for Dairy Cattle Data is at the heart of all research, and there is no shortage of data points at UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC). The researchers at DERC collect a wide range of data from their herd. Each cow wears one or more devices that measure(s) […]
Gurcharn Singh Brar

Fighting Grain Diseases Using Modern Methods

Fighting grain diseases using modern methods October 21, 2021 – The grain industry and UBC are partnering to find out how genome technologies can help prevent pathogens from taking hold in wheat and barley crops in western Canada. Assistant Professor Gurcharn Singh Brar (Land and Food Systems) and Associate Professor Cara Haney (Department of Microbiology […]

Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Biodiversity Conservation: University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Biodiversity Conservation: University of British Columbia Posted October 20, 2021 The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Human Dimensions of Biodiversity Conservation. This will be a joint position in the Institute for Resources, Environment, and […]
National Day of Truth and Reconcilliation, Summary and Reflection

National Day of Truth and Reconcilliation, Summary and Reflection

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, Summary and Reflection On September 30th, our faculty joined the Faculties of Applied Science, Forestry, and Science in an Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It was a day filled with learning, as we made space for the First Nations […]
Millet Pumpkin Porridge

Millet Pumpkin Porridge

Millet Pumpkin Porridge This recipe was written by Xinyan Fan, a program assistant in the LFS Dietetics program. Thank you Xinyan for this lovely fall themed breakfast recipe! Millet is a nutritious grain alternative. Read more about its health benefits here. I share this recipe with you and wish you have a lovely and warm […]