Congratulations to Professor Tony Farrell on being elected to the Royal Society of Canada. The Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Arts, Humanities and Sciences is Canada’s senior national body of distinguished scientists and scholars.
Loblaw, Canada’s largest grocery retailer, recently named Professor David Fraser as scientific advisor on animal welfare.
Congratulations to Professor Susan Barr, who has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Earle Willard McHenry Award for Distinguished Service in Nutrition. The award, presented by the Canadian Nutrition Society, is given annually in recognition of distinguished service in the field of nutrition by a Canadian or Canadian-based individual.
Professor Gwen Chapman’s new book, Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do was recently released by UBC Press, and looks at how age, gender, social class, ethnicity, health concerns, food availability, and political and moral concerns shape our food choices.
Congratulations to Food and Resource Economics Masters student and MasterCard Foundation scholar Isaac Jonas, who was selected as a delegate for the Skoll World Forum Young Leaders Initiative at Oxford University in April.