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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. […]

Art student turned UFV science major honoured with Canadian award

An art student who turned science major following the discovery that she had a rare disease was recently honoured as one of the top students in Canada. Twenty-seven-year-old Jenna Peters from Abbotsford was awarded the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship for her genetic research done at UFV. The award, valued at $17,500, is a […]