Breaking Ground on a new Student Residence

We are pleased to announce that we have broken ground on the construction site for our new student residence building! This residence will provide our researchers with round-the-clock access to their animals and research facilities.

UBC Dairy Centre Open House – August 2

The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre welcomes the public for its annual open house on August 2nd.

WIRED: The Emotional Lives of Dairy Cows

Animal behaviour research conducted at the UBC Dairy Centre was featured in the Zoologic blog from WIRED magazine.

Nelson Dinn Featured on UBC Careers Website

Since the idea was first hatched in 1997, Nelson has been helping create the country’s most advanced dairy cattle research facilities, based at the Dairy Centre in Agassiz, British Columbia.

Pair housing makes for smarter calves

A new study by researchers in UBC’s Animal Welfare Program, shows that calves raised individually have a harder time learning compared to calves socially housed with another calf.
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The Dairy Education and Research Centre and its scientists provide educational opportunities for Canadian and international scientists and students from universities, colleges, schools, and industries as well as for the general public. Since 1998 more than 200 individuals from over 35 different countries have received training at the Centre.

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Welcome to The University of British Columbia's Dairy Education and Research Centre

The UBC Dairy Centre is a teaching and research unit located within UBC's Faculty of Land and Food Systems. As one of the world's leading universities, UBC's vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The UBC Dairy Centre supports and contributes to this vision. [read more...]

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Faculty of Land and Food Systems
2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-1219
Dean: Murray Isman
UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
6947 #7 Lougheed Highway
Box #202,
Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0, Canada
Tel: 1-604-796-8410
Fax: 1-604-796-8413
Director: Jim Thompson
Manager: Nelson Dinn

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