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Zucchet still striving – from e-cigarette research to sexual assault assistance

A recent top UFV student just published her first co-authored research paper, and that’s just the beginning. Investigating the health risks of smoking electronic cigarettes with UFV biology associate professor Gregory Schmaltz, Alyssa Zucchet “wanted to know what people were getting themselves into.” “They’re probably less harmful than cigarettes, but definitely not harmless,” Zucchet summarizes. […]

UFV hosts successful science fair

2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Results Over 50 awards were handed out at the annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair held April 4 to 7. Students from 18 schools in the Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, and Mission area came together to compete for prizes and a chance to represent Team BC at the Canada Wide […]

Hardware handed out at inaugural Faculty of Science AAAwards

More than an exercise in awesome alliteration, UFV’s Faculty of Science AAAwards brought well-deserved recognition to department leaders. Led by Dean of Science Lucy Lee, the inaugural awards were meant to shine light on those quietly doing exemplary work all across the science spectrum. “We have so many talented people in the science department, but […]

Hey budding scientists, how does summer in London sound?

London Youth Science Forum – Apply by April 15, 2013 UFV is looking for a student enrolled in a Science program, who is not only academically outstanding, but also has great leadership and communication skills, to represent UFV at the London International Youth Science Forum July 24–August 7, 2013. To qualify for the selection process, […]

Consul General of Brazil visits Science Without Borders students at UFV

On Friday, February 8, 2012, the Ambassador and Consul General of Brazil in Vancouver, Sergio Abreu e Lima Florencio, visited UFV to meet a cohort of 31 Brazilian students who are studying here under the auspices of the Science Without Borders program. Until 2014, the Science Without Borders program will provide one hundred thousand scholarships to top […]

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair From The Abbotsford News. April 2, 2012 Eric LeGresley of St. John Brebeuf was the big winner for his science fair project entitled Computational Methods for the Design and Screening of Novel Neuraminidase Inhibitors. Photo courtesy Mike Haire  The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair, held at UFV […]

UFV presents talk on the finite resources of the earth

Are there limits to growth? Is humankind’s endless drive to continually expand going to hit a wall? Dr. Pat Walden, a scientist researcher associated with the TRIUMF centre at the University of British Columbia will visit the University of the Fraser Valley this week to address this topic. Walden will speak in the main lecture […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]