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Pat Harrison featured in BC Outdoor Recreation report

Profile of an outdoor activist: Pat Harrison – by Dave King Pat Harrison never intended to become an environmental advocate. He was born in Los Angeles and subsequently lived in Wisconsin and Montana. He attended high school and university in Montana. After university, he entered the US Army in 1968 and served as a helicopter […]

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Science represented in London – LIYSF ’14

2014 London International Youth Science Forum Etienne Dreyer represented Science well at this year’s Forum. Some topics discussed: “Is it ethical to use embryonic when we can now use adult stem cells in research?” “Should scientists specialize earlier or be generalists?” “Is it ethical to induct patients into clinical trials for new drugs when they […]

Science Rocks! at UFV – it’s Turbo Week!

2014 Science Rocks! camps are in full swing at UFV and the kids are enjoying learning about what fun science can be. Camp 1: Mysteries and secrets! July 7 – 11, 2014 (Abbotsford) Mysteries and secrets coming in many forms. Camp 2: Things that are gross! July 14 – 18, 2014 (Abbotsford) Things that stink, things […]

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Intern with the South African Shark Conservancy

South African Shark Conservancy Committed to research, conservation & sustainability Special discount for the rest of 2014! SASC is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the conservation and sustainable utilisation of marine resources through research, education and outreach. Since its inception in 2007, SASC has developed partnerships with academic and conservation organisations around the globe, […]

2014 UFV Grads – Skills Canada Winners

Congratulations to our UFV Grads Elijah Baluyan, Karmyn Chretien, and Patty Chomseng, who not only graduated this year from UFV with the Animation Arts Certificate, but also came home from the Canadian Skills Canada competition in Toronto this past June with awards for 2D & 3D character computer animation. See full Article Below… ABBY NEWS Four […]

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Get ready for LIYSF ’14!

Bookmark the Blog – blogs.ufv.ca/science/category/trips/science-in-london/ or blogs.ufv.ca/science – Menu: Field Trips/Science in London   Signing on here as Etienne Dreyer – your host to the London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) 2014! I am first of all grateful for UFV’s vision of supporting and inspiring young scientists which is demonstrated through their funding of my […]

2014 Science Awesome Achievement Awards

The second Faculty of Science AAAwards recognized the following individuals Dr. Gabriel Murray, from the Department of CIS for overall Awesome Achievement in all academic areas which included excellent Teaching reviews from students. He taught a wide array of courses during his 2 yr probationary period including: CIS 185, 190, 380, COMP 155, 331, 350, […]

Math Mania success at local schools

June 4, 2014 – Sardis Elementary May 7 – Dewdney Elementary Thanks to Susan Milner and her dedicated group of volunteers that make this program a huge success! Math Mania is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary or middle school children. It’s been designed by members of the University of […]

UFV salutes long-term employees

Referenced from UFV Today, May 7, 2014 Several groups of long-term employees were honoured recently at celebrations for those marking 10, 20, 25, and 35 years at UFV including many of our Science Faculty and Staff.  Thank you all for your hard work and dedication! (Full list): Carol Konkle, Christine Carter, Cyrus Chaichian, D.J. Sandhu, David […]

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Interested in Neuroscience?! Summer Employment Opportunity for Students

Considering graduate studies in Neuroscience?  The newly founded Hildebrand lab is seeking enthusiastic students interested in using electrophysiological tools to develop new approaches for pain relief and management. The Hildebrand lab has received external research funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the International Association […]