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LFS Alumna’s Research Paper Published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

LFS Alumna’s Research Paper Published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Congratulations to alumna Aviva Rappaport, whose paper “A randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of a reusable fish-shaped iron ingot to increase hemoglobin concentration among anemic rural Cambodian women” has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Aviva conducted this research while completing her Master of Science in Human Nutrition in the Faculty […]

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João HC Costa, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky

João HC Costa, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky

Congratulations to LFS alum João Henrique Cardoso Costa, who has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Dairy Research and Training, with the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. João joined the Animal Welfare Program at UBC in 2012 as a Ph.D. student, and graduated in 2015. Since then, he has […]

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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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Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Receives $500,000 from Vancity

Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Receives $500,000 from Vancity

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm recently received $500,000 from Vancity’s enviro™ Visa program, the enviroFund™ in support of a proposed food and beverage pilot processing facility. The UBC Farm’s Business and Agri-Food Research Network (or BARN@UBC Farm) will help to develop and support B.C.’s sustainable food and beverage sector. The BARN@UBC Farm will […]

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Assoc. Professor Maja Krzic

Prof. Maja Krzic on engaging the public through open education

Dr. Krzic, who has practiced open for over 13 years, believes open education is an important tool in proving the relevance of soil science to the general public. Within the first year of her appointment at UBC Dr. Krzic applied for a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) to develop an open learning resource for […]

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