When the mountain pine beetle began blazing a path across forests in British Columbia and Alberta, nobody could have imagined the extent of the damage to come. Nadir Erbilgin, associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Forest Entomology in the Department of Renewable Resources is interviewed.
An Ottawa charity’s decision to refuse donations of processed foods and snack items is feeding a discussion about what local organizations are putting in the hampers they give to the needy. Stephanie Ramage, Human Nutrition Research Coordinator with the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, provides comment.
Almost half a century after the late Roy Berg began his ground-breaking cattle-breeding research, a research station established to prove the importance of cross breeding
and genetic selection was renamed in his honour. The University of Alberta’s Kinsella Research Station was renamed the Roy Berg Kinsella Research Station Aug.13.