Posts Tagged ‘Faculty of Land and Food Systems’

Prof. Hans Schreier, Faculty of Land & Food Systems Martin Dee Photograph.

Water efficient food exports: less beef, more crops

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , ,

Planetary water shortages and the demand for more food should lead to changes in farming and exports.

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Traces of listeria found in Vancouver ready-to-eat fish products: UBC study

Feb. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A University of British Columbia study has found traces of the bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products sold in Metro Vancouver.

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UBC researchers to sequence Chardonnay genome

Jan. 18, 2012 | Filed under: News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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.

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The deliciousness investigators

Sep. 1, 2011 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Their homework: chocolates filled with honey caramel peanuts and galangal pecan praline. Learning doesn’t get more delicious than this.

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Pregnant women in Vancouver may not be getting enough vitamin D: UBC research

Aug. 11, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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 & Family Research Institute scientist at BC Children’s Hospital. Published today in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, the study found that while almost 80 [...]

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UBC-Peruvian research gains $3.4M to improve food security

Jun. 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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.

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Roasting coffee beans a dark brown produces valued antioxidants: UBC food scientists

Feb. 2, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

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.

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UBC's new Rhodes Scholar Aneil Jaswal

B.C.’s new Rhodes Scholar a global health advocate

Dec. 2, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

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.

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