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Job Opportunity – Summer Camp Facilitators

We are looking for Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The camps are held for four weeks at the UFV Abbotsford campus and two more weeks at CEP in Chilliwack. Position dates: Monday – Friday, June 29th to August 21st Hours: […]


Geography Student & Faculty Member Honoured at AELA

On February 26, 2015, Dr. Lenore Newman and student Ashleigh Yakemchuk were among the 8 winners of the Fourth Annual Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards (AELA) hosted by the Abbotsford-Matsqui Rotary Club at the Ramada Plaza Abbotsford Hotel and Conference Centre. Dr. Newman and Ms. Yakemchuk were singled out as environmental leaders in the “Green Leader” […]


Pharmacy and UBC’s PharmD Program – Feb. 26

Interested in a pharmacy career and UBC’s PharmD program? Join us for an event you won’t want to miss. Feb. 26 at 5:30 – 7:00 pm. UFV Abbotsford Campus Room B132 About the Event Come and hear from professionals from UBC’s PharmD program. Listen to their presentation and have your questions answered. Join the Facebook event: […]

Lecture by Bill Whelan on Optoacoustic Imaging – Feb. 27

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and The Department of Physics, UFV present: Optoacoustic Imaging: Lightning and thunder in tissues. A lecture by Bill Whelan, University of PEI Date: Friday, Feb. 27 Time: 2:30 – 4:00 Room: A353 Abstract: For centuries, humans have been mesmerized by the light and sound display during a lightning and thunderstorm. In 1880 […]

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Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) Coming to UFV

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) is a shared campus of the Universities of Victoria, British Columbia, Alberta, Calgary, and Simon Fraser University featuring a 3000 square metre laboratory that can support research in almost any field. BMSC has courses available to students from Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Archaeology/Anthropology, First Nations Studies, and Stats. There […]

How to Survive and Thrive in Your Chosen Science and Technology Career – Mar. 3

XX NETWORKING EVENING 2015 at Science World at TELUS World of Science: How to Survive and Thrive in Your Chosen Science and Technology Career Along with TELUS World of Science, The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to present the annual XX Networking Evening where participants can find out how amazing […]

Two Exciting Talks Tomorrow

Don’t miss these exciting talks on February 19th. greenSPEAK: Exotic Invaders and forest resources of the world Jorge Macias has accrued more than 30 years in the field of forest health, forest pest management and chemical ecology, which has taken him to diverse coniferous forest environments of North and Central America, and to the tropical forests […]


Hiring at VARC – Bird Banding Technician

The Vancouver Avian Research Centre (VARC) is seeking an experienced part-time student to help with bird banding operations at Colony Farm Regional Park in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Primary duties will be to assist with all aspects of the daily banding operations.  This is an excellent opportunity to take your avian knowledge, ageing/sexing and banding skills  […]


Application Deadline Extension: London International Youth Science Forum

  UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2015 (all expenses paid) to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) from July 22 to August 5, 2015. LIYSF information can be found at Application Information: We are looking for a student enrolled in a science program at UFV, who is […]

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greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 19

Centre for Sustainability greenSPEAK Seminar Series in conjunction with the Department of Geography and the Environment Discovery Series present: Jorge Macias’ presentation on Exotic Invaders and forest resources of the world: a chemical ecology perspective Jorge has accrued more than 30 years in the field of forest health, forest pest management and chemical ecology, which has taken […]