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The BC Seed Trials

Growing local: the BC Seed Trials You might know where the veggies on your table come from, but do you know where the seeds are grown? It’s a question even most farmers can’t answer, but the BC Seed Trials aim to show the impact of using local seeds. “Knowing where your seeds come from is […]

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Xiaonan Lu Receives Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award

Xiaonan Lu Receives Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Xiaonan Lu on receiving the Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award from the International Association of Food Protection. This special award is presented to a young researcher who has shown outstanding ability and professional promise in the early years of their career.

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Dr. George Iwama Named Chancellor of Quest University Canada

Dr. George Iwama Named Chancellor of Quest University Canada

Congratulations to George Iwama, Vice-Dean, Aquaculture and Strategic Initiatives, on being named Chancellor of Quest University Canada. Quest University Canada is Canada’s first independent, not-for-profit, secular university. It was founded in 2002 by former University of British Columbia president Dr. David Strangway. Dr. Iwama received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of British Columbia […]

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Melissa Baker,  MHSc, RD

Dietitians Day: Q&A with Melissa Baker

March 15th is Dietitians day – a day to celebrate dietitians as health care professionals, who are committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills in food and nutrition to improve the health of Canadians. The UBC community is very fortunate to have registered dietitians on campus to support students, faculty and staff, some of […]

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