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Thesis Defence: Kiran Preet Padda

Thesis Defence: Kiran Preet Padda

We are pleased to announce that Kiran Preet Padda successfully defended her examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science on May 28, 2020! Thesis Title: Characterizing the beneficial ecological association of endophytic bacteria with lodgepole pine trees naturally-regenerating at unreclaimed gravel mining pits Summary: Gravel mining operations are responsible for extensive […]

M.Sc Graduate Student Research Positions – University of Guelph

M.Sc Graduate Student Research Positions – University of Guelph

The University of Guelph has posted three MSc graduate student research positions focusing on Breeding and Genetics, Crop Production and Tissue Culture in the asparagus breeding program that will begin January 1, 2021. Details and contact information are listed below.   MSc Position  – Breeding and Genetics – University of Guelph An M.Sc. graduate student […]

Thesis Defence: Akshit Puri

Thesis Defence: Akshit Puri

We are pleased to announce that Akshit Puri successfully defended his examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science on May 11, 2020! Title: Evaluating the comprehensive ecological role of endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in sustaining the growth of boreal forest trees on nutrient-poor soils Thesis Summary: In natural ecosystems, plants associate with […]

Job Opportunities: Regional Agrologist – Vernon and Kamloops

Job Opportunities: Regional Agrologist – Vernon and Kamloops

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career with the Ministry of Agriculture Regional Agrologist Licensed Science Officer (Agrologist) 3 Vernon and Kamloops Closing Date:  4/6/2020 Req #68100 https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68100 Two full time, permanent positions are currently available. 1 position is located in Kamloops, and 1 position is located in Vernon. An eligibility […]

Scholarship Opportunity: Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Scholarship Opportunity: Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Deadline: May 4th, 2020 Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are proud to announce the launch of the 2019-20 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students, designed to encourage students to improve their critical thinking, communication and leadership skills through a national competition. How to apply FMC and CADAP […]

Scholarship Opportunity: Elizabeth Henry Fund for Communities and Environmental Health

Scholarship Opportunity: Elizabeth Henry Fund for Communities and Environmental Health

Deadline: June 15th, 2020 The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund for Communities and Environmental Health was created in 2014 in memory of Elizabeth Henry to support graduate students working on research projects with one of more indigenous or non-indigenous British Columbia communities that are researching environmental health issues, air quality and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative […]

Scholarship Opportunity: Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies

Scholarship Opportunity: Karl C. Ivarson Scholarship for Students in Soil Science and Related Studies

Deadline May 27th, 2020 This Scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a gift to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation, now CFFAE. Dr. Ivarson’s wish was to provide financial support to a student(s) entering second or subsequent years of graduate studies in soil science (in areas of agriculture, agro-ecology, resource management, environment, geology […]

Scholarship Opportunity: Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunity: Dr. Karl C. Ivarson Agricultural Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Dr. Karl C. Ivarson through a bequest to the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation, now CFFAE. In establishing this award, Dr. Ivarson wished to support students from his home province of Alberta in their pursuit of studies in agricultural sciences. The first scholarships were awarded in 2013. For more details […]

Job Opportunities: Resource Development Agrologist – Victoria

Job Opportunities: Resource Development Agrologist – Victoria

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career with the Ministry of Agriculture Resource Development Agrologist Licensed Science Officer (Agrologist) 2 Victoria, BC Regular Full Time Closing Date: 4/7/2020 Req #68576 https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68576 Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position but at a lower classification. An eligibility […]

Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health

Job Opportunities: Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health

Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health (DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2020) Job Summary The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of urban forestry with an emphasis on human health and […]