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Researchers call for caution on agricultural pesticides

Researchers call for caution on agricultural pesticides

Researchers call for caution on agricultural pesticides Feb. 2, 2023 – Common pesticides used in agriculture could be impacting organisms in unexpected ways through their ecological interactions. A recent publication by UBC researchers says regulators need to carefully review the impact of common pesticides and take steps to reduce them until their impact on the […]
Jason Pang

Jason Pang

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Dean featured on World Food Day podcast

Dean featured on World Food Day podcast

Dean featured on World Food Day podcast In 2022, the theme for World Food Day is Leave NO ONE behind – building a sustainable world where everyone has access to nutritious food, a nod to UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 Zero Hunger. Listen to a new World Food Day podcast, featuring Dean Rickey Yada who […]
Funding for Indigenous food systems research

Funding for Indigenous food systems research

Funding for Indigenous food systems research A team of researchers focused on revitalizing Indigenous food systems and promoting Indigenous food sovereignty have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The award provides $249,470 for a research project, Indigenous food sovereignty community well-being amidst a pandemic. The nominated principal investigator is Dawn Morrison […]
Zahra Fazal

Zahra Fazal

Zahra Fazal (BSc in Global Resource Systems) Major: Global Health and Nutrition During her time at UBC, Zahra Fazal was determined to create a community for students like her. In her first year, Zahra struggled to adjust to university after moving from her hometown in Morogoro, Tanzania. She found it difficult to access resources and […]
Rachel Chan

Rachel Chan

Rachel Chan (BSc in Food, Nutrition and Health) Major: Food, Nutrition and Health Rachel Chan recalls an important lightbulb moment in her undergraduate years: in 2020 her understanding of the multiple factors that impact a person’s health became crystallized. “I came into this thinking nutrition was just about the body,” says Chan. “But social determinants […]
Erik Thies (left)

Erik Thies

Erik Thies (BSc in Applied Biology) Major: Applied Animal Biology Erik Thies is graduating as an Academic All-Canadian Athlete in Track and Field. He’s proven himself in the classroom, as a Dean’s List honour student, and on the field as a varsity athlete in Race Walk. At the time of this story, Thies is waiting […]
Cody Rector

Cody Rector

Cody Rector (BSc in Food, Nutrition and Health) Double major: Food and Nutritional Sciences When meeting Cody Rector, it’s clear he has a strong passion for food. A UBC Centennial Scholar, Rector is graduating with a double major in Food and Nutritional Sciences, finishing his undergraduate program a year earlier than most people. This fall, […]
Terriyaki Tofu Grain Bowl

Teriyaki Tofu and Veggie Grain Bowl

Teriyaki Tofu and Veggie Grain Bowl This recipe is great for those who want to make a yummy meal in advance. Simply store in the fridge, heat up and enjoy. I personally love this recipe because it uses one of my favourite protein sources, tofu. It is also extremely versatile with a number of different […]