Hannah Friesen

Undergraduate Student –BSc in Global Resource Systems

Email: hannah.friesen@live.ca


  • BSc- Global Resource Systems, specializing in Sustainable Agriculture

Research Interests

  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Soil Quality
  • Land Use Management
  • Agroecology

Current Research

As a WorkLearn student with the Organic Vegetable Nutrient Management Project (OVNM),  I take part in field preparation and monitoring at the UBC Farm. I collect crop, root and soil samples, and conduct nutrient analysis in the lab. Key findings examining the impact of compost applications on Brassica root strategies from my work with the OVNM project can be found here.


  • 1st Place Poster Competition, Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science (PRSSS), 2021
  • Art Bomke Undergraduate Research Award, PRSSS, 2020
  • Undergraduate Student Research Award, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), 2020
  • Student Book Award, Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS), 2020