Day 3: Scientific Visits, Tim Tams, and Poster Presentations!

This morning I woke up bright and early for the first of  the visits to different scientific establishments across London. This beautiful building is part of Imperial College, and is the first thing I see when I walk out of my halls of residence! I was very excited to attend the University College London – […]

Day 2: The Warmest Welcome That Ever Was

Today was the first full day of LIYSF 2016, and a very full day it was. We started off with the Opening Ceremony. First, Director of LIYSF Richard Myhill gave his warmest welcome, followed by LIYSF President Richard O’Kennedy. Next, Professor Romain Murenzi, the Director of UNESCO’s Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building, gave […]

Day 1: Arriving at Imperial College London

At just before noon today (London time) I arrived at Heathrow Airport and made my way on the Underground to Imperial College London! There were LIYSF staff positioned strategically throughout the station and area around the Imperial, and offered help and a warm smile to all arriving students. They also offered encouragements such as, “You’re […]


UFV GATE Students and International Guests Sampling Fraser River as part of the Global Rivers Observatory Project

On Tuesday June 28, 2016, Steven Marsh and research students (current and former) met Senior Scientist Dr. Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink and guests at the rowing dock at Fort Langley to conduct their bi-monthly sampling of the Fraser River.  The guests included Carol Mayer (Curator Africa/Pacific of Enthnology/Ceramics), Skooker Broome (Manager Design, Museum of Anthropology, UBC), April […]

In Less Than 24 Hours…

Why, hello there! My name is Vivienne Beard and I am a fourth year Biology student at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). In less than twenty four hours I will be hopping on a plane and heading to London, England to represent UFV at the 2016 London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). This year […]

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The Faculty of Science Welcomes Scientists from Austral University of Chile

On July 20th we welcomed two distinguished scientists from Austral University of Chile, Drs. Alejandro Yañez and Guillermo Cárcamo from the Biochemistry and Microbiology Institute. Dr. Lee gave them the tour of the two campuses of UFV. They were in Canada attending the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre […]

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UFV Science, Arts and Professional Studies programs attain national accreditation

Article written by: Dave Pinton, Director of Communications – UFV Today July 19, 2016 A recent study indicates up to 95% of post-secondary students surveyed attend university to increase their earning potential and improve their odds of career success. The University of the Fraser Valley has taken another important step in helping students achieve these […]


Science Rocks! Camp #3 – Things in our genes underway!

UFV is buzzing with the sounds of future scientists! Students in grades 4 – 7 who have registered for this week’s Science Rocks! camp will be taking part in activities involving mystery solving, forensics and finding out what’s in our genes! Be sure to check out the fun from our past 2 weeks in our […]

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Meet the New Sustainability Coordinator Assistant, Travis Gingerich!

The Centre for Sustainability along with the Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Travis Gingerich has taken over the reigns as the Sustainability Coordinator Assistant. Travis has been attending UFV since 2013. His love of maps, mountains, and all things outside led him to pursue a BSc in Physical Geography. While at UFV […]