faculty of land and food systems
Q&A on bug bite protection
Prof. Murray Isman on natural ways to keep the bugs away during the dog days of summer.
Aug 2, 2013
Q&A on summer food safety with Siyun Wang
Keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold, says Siyun Wang, an assistant professor of food safety engineering.
Jul 31, 2013
Water efficient food exports: less beef, more crops
Planetary water shortages and the demand for more food should lead to changes in farming and exports.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Hans Schreier, Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Traces of listeria found in Vancouver ready-to-eat fish products: UBC study
A University of British Columbia study has found traces of the bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products sold in Metro Vancouver.
Feb 27, 2012
UBC researchers to sequence Chardonnay genome
The University of British Columbia’s Wine Research Centre has launched an international collaboration with the Australian Wine Research Institute to sequence the Chardonnay grape genome.
Jan 18, 2012
The deliciousness investigators
Their homework: chocolates filled with honey caramel peanuts and galangal pecan praline. Learning doesn’t get more delicious than this.
Sep 1, 2011 - by By Lorraine Chan
Pregnant women in Vancouver may not be getting enough vitamin D: UBC research
Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D, shows a new Vancouver-based study led Timothy Green, associate professor at the University of British Columbia and Child […]
Aug 11, 2011
UBC-Peruvian research gains $3.4M to improve food security
Greater food security in the impoverished Andean regions of Peru will be the focus of a University of British Columbia-Peruvian study thanks to a $3.4 million investment from Canadian development agencies.
Jun 20, 2011
Roasting coffee beans a dark brown produces valued antioxidants: UBC food scientists
Food scientists at the University of British Columbia have been able to pinpoint more of the complex chemistry behind coffee’s much touted antioxidant benefits, tracing valuable compounds to the roasting process.
Feb 2, 2011
B.C.’s new Rhodes Scholar a global health advocate
A University of British Columbia student with a passion to improve healthcare for those who can least afford it is this year’s recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship for British Columbia.
Dec 2, 2010