Forestry Connect Bulletin
IV Advances in Forestry Symposium
This multilingual international online symposium would like to invite two UBC Forestry graduate students/post-docs to join the organizing committee that is currently made up of UBC FoF and UFPR faculty/staff representatives, and UFPR graduate/post-doc students.
Ten Forestry Faculty Members Receive NSERC and SSHRC Awards
UBC Forestry congratulates ten faculty members for receiving NSERC and SSHRC awards. The NSERC Discovery Grant Program supports discovery research in natural sciences and engineering and the SSHRC Insight Grant Program promotes research excellence in social sciences and humanities.
Spring 2023 Branchlines Now AvailableIn this issue, we explore the role of the urban forester, learn from leading urban forestry researchers who are examining the human and wildlife health implications of urban forests, as well as the important role citizens can play in maintaining green spaces. Pick up your copy today!
Dr. Ingrid Jarvis Receives the UBC Dissertation Prize and Nominated to CAGS/ProQuest DDAUBC Forestry wishes to congratulate Dr. Ingrid Jarvis for receiving the UBC Distinguished Dissertation Prize and nomination to CAGS/ProQuest DDA.
Listen to the Latest Episode of the Tuning into the Forest PodcastCheck out the 1st episode of the 4th Series with a conversation with PhD candidate Rafael Candido who shares his work on understanding the patterns of adaptation of Douglas-fir and as his experience as a dad in Academia.
Teaching & Learning Lunch Seminar Series – Recording AvailableA recording of Dr. Sara Barron's presentation Building Classroom Community: Online Tools to Facilitate Dialogue between Class Sessions is now available.
Thousands Tune In to Explore Forestry Through MinecraftJoin Dr. Paul Pickell as he shares an exciting glimpse into how UBC Forestry students are using applications like Minecraft to enhance their learning experience. With over 2200 viewers already engaged, discover the fascinating Gamifying Forestry project!
Listen to Tuning into the Forest Podcast – Season 4 Episode 1 with Dr. Ingrid Jarvis: Community Engagement and the Importance of Accessing Greenspaces for our Health
Listen to Tuning into the Forest Podcast – Season 4 Episode 2 with Ambika Tenneti: People of Colour and Access to Nature in Urban Areas
Listen to Tuning into the Forest Podcast – Season 4 Episode 1 with Rafael Candido Ribeiro: Experience of a Dad in Academia Researching about Plant Genetics
Safety & Wellness Updates
Prepare your funding requests for the NSERC-SSHRC Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
Deadline: May 8, 2023
Submit your proposals for the 2023 Continuous Learning Advancements Fund | Letter of Intent due May 10, 2023
Deadline: May 10, 2023
Spread the Word: Public Scholars Initiative Applications Open
Deadline: May 12, 2023
Submit your application for UBC’S Sustainability Education Grants
Deadline: May 14, 2023
UBC Forestry’s micro-certificate programs are eligible for the $3,500 StrongerBC future skills grant.
The 2023 Best in Program Winners at the Silver Ring Ceremony