Adapting to a Pandemic World — Exploring COVID-19 Research at UFV — Nov 4

As the pandemic marches on, UFV continues to rise to the challenge, with a growing number of research projects spanning a diverse array of areas impacted by COVID-19.

The Research Office will be hosting an online public panel discussion to showcase the outstanding research some of our faculty have taken on over the past year and a half.

‘Adapting to a Pandemic World – Exploring COVID-19 Research at UFV’ will feature five of UFV’s leading researchers each delivering a 10-minute presentation of their research to date, with an opportunity for Q&A at the end.

Thurs, Nov  4

7-8:30 pm

Zoom, with pre-registration requited

The public is welcome to register:

Panelists / topics:
• Dr. Satwinder Bains
Mitigating the Effects of Epidemic/Pandemic Outbreaks on Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers and Farm Operations in British Columbia

• Dr. Cindy Jardine
Developing travel readiness strategies for Chinese and South Asian populations in the Fraser Valley who regularly travel back to their countries of origin to visit friends and relatives

• Dr. Lesley Jessiman / Dr. Andrea Hughes
Social Isolation and Loneliness in the Face of COVID-19: An Examination of the Outcomes and the Key Protective/Predictive Factors

• Dr. Shelley Canning
Nursing students and seniors: Using technology to maintain social connections during Covid19

Join us as we shine a light on the outstanding research being done at UFV.

For more information, contact Leona Oakman at