Congratulations to Eric Gerbrandt, Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2023 – UFV Today

Article written by: Mitch Huttema, Video & Communications Specialist, UFV Today UFV Distinguished Alumni 2023: Blue skies ahead for Eric Gerbrandt Dedicated to creating and caring for a better berry, Dr. Eric Gerbrandt’s research takes him from the fields of his Yarrow farm to labs and conferences around the world. For this and more, Eric … Read more

Congratulations to Eryn Braley, Young Distinguished Alumni 2023 – UFV Today

Article written by: Anne Russell, Media & Communications Manager, UFV Today Young Distinguished Alumni 2023: Eryn Braley advocates for Indigenous Peoples in public health setting Eryn Braley is thankful to have chosen a career in Indigenous public health that allows her to connect with her Indigenous identity. “I am so appreciative of the Indigenous mentors … Read more

Student Representative nominations for Science Faculty Council 2023/2024 – Nomination deadline SEPT 15

The Faculty of Science is looking for 2 Student Representatives to sit on our Science Faculty Council. These positions are for a ONE-YEAR term. The Mandate of the Science Faculty Council (SFC) shall: serve as the forum for sharing information and the discussion of academic matters receive recommendations related to academic programs, including but not limited to: … Read more

Dr. Jake Spooner to lead UFV’s Centre for High Pressure Research – UFV Today

Article written by: Darren McDonald, UFV Today UFV’s new Centre for High Pressure Research (CHPR) will open this fall thanks to $530,725 in targeted funding. The only one of its kind in Canada, the centre will be led by Dr. Jacob Spooner, a UFV assistant professor in chemistry, who recently received a $208,557 John R. Evans … Read more

Mark your calendar! Science Social SEPT 28 @ 5 PM

Are you a new or returning science student? If so, this event is for you! We are excited to be hosting our 16th Annual Science Social. Come on out and visit with fellow science students, science faculty and staff while getting information on the Science Clubs and Associations on campus. Of course there will be … Read more

The Ghafourifar Lab has had a busy 2023!

The Ghafourifar Lab has had quite the busy year between working in the lab, classes, travelling and presenting at conferences. Maor Arad won the annual Undergraduate Research Excellence Award at UFV held in May this year. Manjot Benning won the first-ever UFV Alumni Association’s Outstanding Leader award and went on to represent UFV at the … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 13

Manjot and Catherine here! Today is our last day at LIYSF! Wow these two weeks just flew by! We started off the day with breakfast and then our final keynote lecture with Professor Lee Cronin on Chemputation. Dr. Cronin is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow. Dr. Cronin talked about his recent … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 12

Hello everyone! It’s Catherine here to recap LIYSF day 12! It is so crazy that LIYSF is already almost over! Today was a bit of a slower day. We started off with having breakfast and going to our first specialist lectures of the day. Unfortunately, we didn’t get photos of our lectures today. My lecture … Read more