greenSPEAK Campus Walk ‘Swamp’ Tour with Alan Reid

On Thursday, October 11th Dr. Alan Reid lead a walk around UFV’s D Building “swamp” as part of the Faculty of Science’s, greenSPEAK Series. His talk was an effort to make those of us in attendance ‘plant nerds’. We gathered at the First Nations’ spindle whorl and began our tour from there. Thank you to … Read more

UFV hosts UBC Pharmacy Information Session (PharmD) NOV 1st

Are you a student interested in a career in Pharmacy? This free event is open to all UFV students who want to learn more about the Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy program. UBC will be coming to the Abbotsford campus to speak about the Entry-to-Practice PharmD program, the admission requirements, and the opportunities available in pharmacy. … Read more

A fantastic time at the 11th Annual Science Social

Thank you to all 100+ UFV Science students, faculty and staff who came out for our 11th Annual Science Social on September 27th. We couldn’t have asked for better weather for visiting with friends, listening to music, playing chess, winning prizes, and eating way too much pizza! Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations … Read more

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Fall 2018

The Faculty of Science runs a science outreach program for elementary school students.  Super Science Club is an after-school program that UFV offers in collaboration with Science World. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be inquisitive about the world around them, and to develop a long-term interest in science and technology. … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Climate Change & Global Warming with Tim Cooper NOV 15 @ 1PM

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present “Climate Change & Global Warming” with UFV Physics & Engineering Professor, Tim Cooper. WHEN: Thursday, NOV 15/18 TIME: 1 – 2 PM WHERE: B121, Abbotsford Campus Climate change and global warming are now being discussed in the media almost daily. However a … Read more

UFV Science Student shines at 45th annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop

4th year UFV Biology Student, Brenna Hay, presented her poster entitled “Evaluating potential cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of neonicotinoids with fish cell lines” at the 45th Annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop held in Vancouver on Monday, October 1st. The theme for this year’s workshop “Science. Application. Action.” reflects the work that each member has undertaken to maintain … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: A guided walking tour with Alan Reid OCT 11 @ 12:30 PM

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce the upcoming 2018/2019 greenSPEAK Series! Please join Biology Professor Alan Reid for a lunchtime guided walking tour around the D Building “Swamp”. WHEN: Thursday, OCT 11th TIME: 12:30 – 1:30 PM WHERE: We will meet up at the First Nations’ spindle whorl outside on the plaza between … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee returns from a busy, year long administrative and sabbatical leave

Dr. Lee has had a busy year travelling the world and fulfilling her administrative and research plans. READ Dr. Lee’s full summary report [PDF] Dr. Lee’s year in review in pictures September 2017 ICELAND: Dr. Lee connected with scientists in Iceland from both academia and industry.  She had the opportunity to visit the University of … Read more

Let’s Talk Science Outreach is here at UFV!

We are very excited to announce that the Let’s Talk Science outreach program has officially arrived at UFV! We have now joined other universities from across Canada who connect educators and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences to both classroom and community … Read more

Engineering graduate school fair at UBC – OCT 3/18

The engineering graduate school fair at UBC is a part of the Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium. Representatives from UBC and the universities of Toronto, McGill, Waterloo, Queen’s, McMaster and Alberta will be on hand to answer questions about their graduate programs. Register today and meet with experts, faculty and students from Canada’s top graduate engineering … Read more