Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment
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Dr. Newman led the establishment of the Agriurban Research Centre at UFV, which is dedicated to the study of landscapes on the edge of major urban areas, with a focus on creating thriving agricultural regions within cities.Dr. Lenore Newman was recently renewed as UFV's Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment. Since accepting the role of Canada Research Chair back in 2011, Lenore has been busy building a core of research activity focused on food security and agricultural issues.
Lenore was awarded the UFV Research Excellence Award in 2015. UFV's Agriculture Centre for Excellence Director, Dr. Garry Fehr, shared how Lenore has the "ability to integrate complex theoretical concepts with contentious social issues of land development, food security, and food culture in ways that resonate with academia, local communities, industry, policy makers, non-governmental organizations and students".