Awards & Recognition

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Genomics and metabolomics research at KPU receive $3 million from NSERC and CFI

"A new research centre at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is receiving funding that will create additional research opportunities for students and researchers. [...]"

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KPU researcher receives Canada Research Chair in Nutrition Informatics

"Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) instructor and researcher Dr. Karen Davison is receiving $600,000 in funding over five years to further her nutrition and health research. [...]"

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New KPU study suggests Okanagan could satisfy local diets by producing its own food

"Regionalizing food systems can be a driver of sustainable community development and the basis for resilient local and regional economies and ecologies. This is the message from a new study at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. [...]"

sherman jen

KPU announces $3-million donation from the Dr. Sherman Jen Education Foundation

"A major donation from the Dr. Sherman Jen Education Foundation will allow Kwantlen Polytechnic University to expand its applied research capacity. The $3-million gift will also support students pursuing global studies. [...]"

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New cutting edge KPU research centre helps local agricultural sector find solutions

"A new research facility at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is using molecular genetics and metabolomics – the study of DNA and other molecules within cells – to help develop solutions for various industries in the Metro Vancouver region. [...]"

Dr Deborah Henderson

KPU researchers receive NSERC award for biopesticides

"A partnership between Kwantlen Polytechnic University researchers and an industry partner has won an innovation award for its work to create natural pesticides to support sustainable food production. [...]"

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KPU researchers release new book about food and Canadian identity

"Two Kwantlen Polytechnic University researchers are releasing a book that sparks conversation about food, Canada and cultural identity. Dr. Shelley Boyd and Dr. Dorothy Barenscott are the editors of Canadian Culinary Imaginations, a collection of essays, interviews and art by contributors from across Canada. [...]"


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KPU researcher creates digital memorial for individuals affected by fatal overdoses

"KPU researcher Dr. Aaron Goodman has received Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s 2020 Chancellor’s Chair Award to support his collaborative research project to commemorate individuals affected by the ongoing opioid overdose crisis. [...]"


Dr Asma Sayed

KPU researcher elected to the Royal Society of Canada

"Kwantlen Polytechnic University researcher and faculty member, Dr. Asma Sayed, has been elected as a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Scientist and Artists. [...]"

KPU Researcher awarded Canada Research Chair in South Asian Literary and Cultural Studies

"Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) researcher Dr. Asma Sayed has been named a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in South Asian literary and cultural studies. This is a Tier 2 Chair position. [...]"

Dr Daniel Bernstein

KPU’s Canada Research Chair and the lifespan study

"There’s a unique project taking place at Kwantlen Polytechnic University that’s uncovering how peoples’ thought processes change over time. It has several components and many different moving parts. [...]"