CCARM “Food for Thought” Seminar Series: Dr. Kashmira J. Gohil – August 24, 2023, from 11:00 am-12:00pm (Central Standard Time) -Online


On behalf of Dr. Thomas Netticadan, CCARM Team Leader, please post the attached poster and forward to everyone in your departments and anyone else you think may be interested,

Dr. Kashmira J. Gohil, (M.Pharm, PhD), Dean, Anand College of Pharmacy Sharda Group of Institutions (SGI), Sharda University Agra, India

will be giving an in-person seminar on Thursday, August 24, 2023, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Central Standard Time).

Her seminar is entitled, “Research on Bacopa monniera and Centella asiatica: Potential herbs in promoting health and wellness”

Everyone is invited to attend.

Use the link below to join the Zoom Meeting

If link above does not work, go into Zoom website, click Join:

Meeting ID: 829 2022 5189

Passcode: 214765

FoodForThought – Gohil – Online_11082023

Julie Schoffner

Administrative Assistant

Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre & University of Manitoba Room R2019 – 351 Taché  Avenue Winnipeg, MB  R2H 2A6  CANADA


Tel: 204.235.3455     Fax: 204.237.4018

Planned Vacation this Summer: July 21, 24 and August 8-18, 2023 [X]

Review of the graduate student space


Dear graduate students,

Hello! We hope everyone are enjoying the summer. The new graduate student space desk assignment proposal has been adopted for almost a year and it is time to perform a quick review of how this arrangement has worked for you.

Just a quick recap, last fall a new graduate student desk proposal was adopted. The proposal basically assigns desks to each PI proportionally to their student enrollment, in hope to offer flexibility of desk use while encouraging sharing of limited resources.

We would love to hear your feedback so we will greatly appreciate if you could spend some time to fill out the below survey. You can either click on the link below or scan the QR code to partake. We’ve also sent out a separate survey to your PIs to collect their valuable feedback as well.

We also continue to offer ways for PIs and students to provide feedback in these graduate student shared spaces. We have included them below for your reference.

  • LFS Open Feedback Channel (Anonymous) continues to be available:

  • Any concerns/feedback can also be sent to:

Thank you for your continued support and understanding as we navigate a better and more efficient use of limited graduate student space.


Imelda Cheung


Imelda Cheung
Education and Research Support Technician
Food, Nutrition and Health Program

Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
230D – 2357 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Phone 604 827 0344

Sessional Positions in Water and Soils


I am reaching out on behalf of the Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences department at UBC Okanagan.  Please see the following announcements for sessional positions at the UBC Okanagan Campus for September 2023.  We are searching for instructors for 3 courses.


EESC 301 (3) Limnology

Integrated approaches to freshwater science and its place in environmental science. Ecosystem ecology of inland waters relating to aquatic organisms with their physical and chemical environment. Participation in a one-day weekend field trip in September or early October is required. Credit will be granted for only one of EESC 301 or BIOL 307. [3-3-0]

Prerequisite: All of BIOL 116, BIOL 125. Third-year standing in Biology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Chemistry, or Freshwater Science. One of BIOL 201 or BIOL 375 is recommended.

Equivalency: BIOL 307.


FWSC 375 (3) Flora and Fauna of Inland Waters

Introduction to major groups of organisms in inland waters. Cyanobacteria, algae, plants, and animals; their ecology, evolution; conservation and their use in biomonitoring. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 375 or FWSC 375. [3-3-0]

Prerequisite: Either (a) BIOL 125 or (b) all of BIOL 117, BIOL 122. Third-year standing in Biology, Freshwater Science, or Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Equivalency: BIOL 375.


EESC 456 (3) Soil Science

Physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils, soil formation and classification. Soil physics and water movement. Soil productivity, conservation, and sustainability. The application of soil science to land use, environmental quality, global change, and sustainable development. Credit will be granted for only one of EESC 456 or GEOG 466. [3-3-0]

Prerequisite: One of EESC 111, EESC 200, GEOG 109, CHEM 111, CHEM 121, PHYS 111, PHYS 112. Third-year standing.

Equivalency: GEOG 466.


Full details of these positions and of other sessional positions can be found at:

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (course evaluations if available), and contact details for three referees to the EEGS Department as soon as possible.    Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files


Please direct enquires about the positions to Dr. Kyle Larson, Head at as soon as possible.

All the best




Craig Nichol, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Associate Head

Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

University of British Columbia Okanagan

Science 306, 1177 Research Road

Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-8087