London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Annabelle Czihaly

Thank you to the University of the Fraser Valley’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies for their tremendous support in granting myself and my fellow peers the opportunity to experience the 2021 London International Youth Science Forum. Although this years’ forum was held virtually, it still allowed me to connect with … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Heather Kelly

I want to start by giving a special thank you to UFV and the Faculty of Science for allowing me to take part in the 62nd annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). Although I was not able to attend in person this year, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, it was still an unforgettable experience. … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Connor Frey

Though this year’s London International Youth Science Forum was in an online format, many of the best features of the forum were still experienced from home. Firstly, the opening day of the forum included very interesting keynote speakers, one of which by Professor Sarah Gilbert of Oxford University, the woman in charge of the development … Read more

Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, UFV’s 2020 LIYSF Representative

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that UFV Physics student, Annabelle Czihaly, was selected to represent UFV this summer at the London International Youth Science Forum. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the 62nd LIYSF has been postponed to 2021. The shortlisted candidates, Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly, were to present … Read more

LIYSF Candidates to present at the final round MAR 24 @ 2:30 PM B101

Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly for successfully making it to the final round! Our finalists will now present a research topic of their choice to our Selection Panel. Come out and support our LIYSF Candidates! WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 TIME: 2:30 – 4:30 pm (Q&A to follow each … Read more

Are you a science student interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK this summer with all expenses paid? Join us for the LIYSF Info Session JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM B121

UFV will be sending one Science student to London, England all expenses paid, to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July  29 to August 12, 2020. INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM – Room B121 Guest speaker, Isabelle St-Martin will be sharing her experience from last year’s science forum. I … Read more

LIYSF 2019: Day 21

This is the last day of what has been an unforgettable European adventure. I leave this trip with friendships that I am certain will last a lifetime, and a passion for fields of science that I never knew existed prior to the forum. I have made so many connections from all over the world, and … Read more

LIYSF 2019: Day 20

Visiting CERN was more exceptional than I had ever imagined. Thousands of physicists from all over the world analyse the collisions that take part in the organisation’s extensive network of accelerators. Within the Antimatter Factory, the antiproton deceleration ring ELENA (Extra Low Energy Antiproton) produces beams of antiprotons, which are then trapped and studied. The … Read more

LIYSF 2019: Day 19

This morning began once again at the train station. We travelled through the French countryside to Geneva to begin the final leg of the trip. Once we arrived, there was a bit of time to explore the city. The architecture here is exquisite and the streets are full of life.     Isabelle St-Martin August … Read more

LIYSF 2019: Day 18

We returned to the Eiffel tower for our final day in Paris, and it was just as beautiful in the daylight. Seeing the tall structure in the distance never got old as we walked through the Parvis du Trocadéro and along the water of the Seine. The second half of the day was dedicated to … Read more