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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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