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UFV Science Student, Kevin Kobes, is off to London for LIYSF ’15

57th LIYSF July 22nd – August 5th, 2015 UFV’s Faculty of Science is sending one science student, Kevin Kobes, to London for the highly revered London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF), where he will meet up with over 400 students from 60 participating countries. Kevin will be blogging this experience along the way at […]


UFV Researchers test drone scarecrows in Abbotsford’s blueberry fields

Vancouver Sun reports that researchers at the University of the Fraser Valley believe drones may finally silence the cannons that boom throughout the summer on blueberry farms.   Professor Tom Baumann and his team are reprogramming helicopter-like UAVs — properly known as unmanned aerial vehicles — to fly preset patterns over ripening blueberries in the […]


Fulbright Canada Programs for Canadian Scholars and Students

Fulbright Canada Programs Below is a list of all our programs for Canadian Scholars and Students Awards for Canadian Students Awards for Canadian Scholars Applicants can apply to the: Visiting Research Chairs Program : US$25,000 for one semester (4 months) Traditional (All Disciplines) Award : US$12,500 for one semester (4 months), or US$25,000 for a […]


Science Rocks Summer Camps

The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! summer camp every year in July- August. Designed especially for young people in Grades 4, 5, and 6 (campers going into Grade 4 or 7 are eligible), each camp is one week long with four camps in Abbotsford,  and two in Chilliwack including an Aboriginal Youth Camp. These camps are great fun and an […]


Alma Barranco-Mendoza featured speaker at SFU’s “Women in Science” conference

Women in Engineering, Science and Technology Alma Barranco-Mendoza, Ph.D. was one of the featured speakers in the 2015 Women in Engineering, Science and Technology conference at Simon Fraser University. An innovative teacher, entrepreneur and executive, CIO of the Canada Space Society and Co-Founder of Infogenetica Natural Products Ltd., Alma has made sustained and significant contributions […]


2015 Faculty of Science AAAwards

Congratulations to this year’s award recipients of the Faculty of Science AAAwards! Each year, the Dean of Science chooses a member of science for each of the following categories and the awards were handed out during the last Faculty Council meeting of the year by Vice-Chair Greg Schlitt. James Bedard – Awesome Achievement Award, for […]


Science celebrates Convocation 2015

Over 170 Science Students graduated this year. Congratulations to everyone! Susan Milner, Mathematics and Statistics, received the Professor Emeritus Award and Etienne Dreyer was awarded this year’s Dean’s Medal of Excellence. More photos posted here: More pictures will be available in the near future on      

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Science Convocation Celebration

Congratulations to all the grads! Please join us in celebration immediately following the ceremony for a Science Convocation Celebration! Sections 109 and 110 and please invite your family and friends. More information about Convocation


Mathmania continues to provoke exciting math fun for elementary students!

The last Math Mania event at MEI Elementary on May 7th, 2015 was very well attended including the 28 volunteers! The last Math Mania event this year will be on June 3rd at Sardis Elementary.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Math & Stats Department.  or Susan More pictures…