Researcher Profiles

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, PhD Student

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, PhD Student

What is your title? I’m a PhD student research assistant with the Biometeorology and Soil Physics Group. What is your research project and what is it all about? The project that I’m working on is funded by the Farm Adaption Innovator Program. Our project is focused on quantifying how the use of different plastic materials […]

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Assistant Professor

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Assistant Professor

Sean Smukler, Assistant Professor, Applied Biology & Soil Science Junior Chair, Agriculture and the Environment Departments:  Applied Biology, Integrated Studies in Land & Food Systems, Soil Science What is your current research project and what is it all about? My lab, the Sustainable Agriculture Lab, works on helping farmers in two specific ways: we help […]

Researcher Profile: Craig Borowiak, Visiting Researcher

Researcher Profile: Craig Borowiak, Visiting Researcher

What is the focus of your research? I am an associate professor and chair of the political science department at Haverford College in Philadelphia. I study alternative political economies and for the past eight years have been focusing my studies on what is known as the ‘solidarity economy’. This refers to economic practices that depart […]

Researcher Profile: Lisa Powell, Postdoctoral Researcher

Researcher Profile: Lisa Powell, Postdoctoral Researcher

What is your title? I am a postdoctoral researcher jointly appointed at UBC in the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems and at the University of the Fraser Valley. What does your research with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm focus on? One of the main focus areas of my research through CSFS […]