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Brainwork brings benefits to students at Research Day

Congratulations to the following students who won prizes after showing their research at the recent Student Research Day. Award Winners — $200 each   President’s Award Michael Gaultier Biology — Supervisor Jonathan Hughes Title:  Inferring bog hydrology and soil chemistry using testate amoebae in the Fraser Lowland, British Columbia Provost & Vice-President, Academic Tessa Webb […]

Dr. Michael Gaetz recognized for community-based health research excellence

2014 UFV Research Excellence award winner Healthy bodies make for healthy minds and healthy communities. There are many opportunities in Fraser Valley communities to do scientific research focused on keeping the population healthy, raising healthier kids, and helping the elderly stay healthy longer through well-planned physical activity. That’s what Dr. Michael Gaetz of Chilliwack has […]

Lenore Newman to speak on Wed, Feb 5 on impact of ALR over past 40 years

What would the Lower Mainland look like today if it wasn’t for the Agricultural Land Reserve? As the provincial Agricultural Land Commission marks its 40th anniversary this year, it’s a question worth considering. The ALC, an independent provincial agency with a mandate of identifying and protecting agricultural land by acting as a steward of the […]

Sharing research with students brings joy to UFV chemist

Research brings great joy to UFV chemist Noham Weinberg. “For, me, it is like drinking clean water fresh from the source! And having students working with you, seeing them grow into independent researchers, is an even greater joy. It is what drives me. Their enthusiasm is contagious! “I like teaching in a classroom setting but […]

UFV + NASA. Looking for signs of life.

UFV researchers are helping NASA understand the environment of odd life forms. Investigating the universe from the bottom of an ancient lake, right here in BC. Working with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is a dream for most scientists. And it’s something a group of UFV students were able to experience during a summer […]

Feed your head at student micro-lectures and research day at UFV March 20

UFV students will be showcasing their intellectual talents once again at the UFV Student Research Day on Wed, March 20. You can drop by the Roadrunner lounge in Building A on the Abbotsford campus at 11:30 am to hear a from a smorgasbord of  11 student speakers in a micro-lecture format. Each will have five […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative sessions highlight intellectual activity at UFV

Come join us in the Scholarly Sharing Initiative! Informal monthly gatherings will be held for faculty, students, and interested others to share, discuss, present, and receive feedback on their scholarly work. SSI is an organic environment designed to foster intellectual discussions. University House, Abbotsford campus 1:15–2:45 pm Delicious light refreshments provided Fall 2012 Thurs, Nov […]

UFV and NASA collaborate on research project

Working with NASA is a dream for most scientists. And it’s something a group of University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) students were able to experience during a recent research trip to south central B.C. The group spent two days at Kelly Lake, near Clinton, in late July, collecting data to learn more about the […]