It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas in the Chemis-tree Department!

Be sure to take a stroll past the holiday display put together by our talented Chemistry staff! You’ll notice a few familiar faces gathering around Charlie Brown’s Chemis-tree this year! Charlie Brown, Snoopy … Lucy … Linus …. Happy Holidays!

Super Science Club delivers exceptional science fun

November was a busy month for our Super Science Club Team. Their Fall Semester finished off at Eugene Reimer Middle School where they delivered fun and intellectually stimulating science activities. The team will be ramping up again in January to bring and endless amount of science fun to your school. Super Science Club is a … Read more

Biology students win 1st place for their CityStudio projects!

On December 4, UFV students shared their CityStudio projects, findings, and recommendations with the City of Abbotsford staff, peers, faculty, and community members. Congratulations to the following BIO 310 Biology students, supervised by Dr. Sharon Gillies, who were awarded 1st Place at the event!! Increasing Wetland Biodiversity at Mill Lake Park through Habitat Restoration and … Read more

A few holiday tips from SustainableUFV …

We love everything about the holidays, whether that be the lights or decorations. Most importantly, we appreciate the overwhelming feeling of joy from spending time with all of our loved ones. However, considering our passion for sustainability it is hard not to feel a sense of guilt due to the increase in our energy consumption … Read more

Lab-grown meat is coming, whether you like it or not!

Thank you to Dr. Lucy Lee for her informative presentation on cellular agriculture as part of the Faculty of Science greenSPEAK Series. As a researcher who has been studying fish cell lines for over 35 years, she is an expert in her field. She shared her experience working with cell cultures and how this research … Read more

Reigniting lost connections with Kori Czuy – Science Dean’s Seminar Series

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Kori Czuy from the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary  as part of the Dean’s Seminar Series on November 28th. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of Science, introduced Kori to the large audience of 75+. Her talk entitled, (Re)weaving frayed connections: the depth of science … Read more

Undergraduate student research opportunities overseas with Mitacs Globalink

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. All academic disciplines are welcome. Undergraduate students are eligible provided they: Have finished their second year of studies prior to departure Remain enrolled full-time during the award Have maintained a B … Read more

Faculty of Science Open House/Tour NOV 2018

A few members of UFV’s senior administration and special guests from the community joined Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science for a guided tour of our science facilities. They were greeted by students and professors. The group continued on to our research labs and saw students hard at work. Following the tour, … Read more

Andrew Alexander named UFV Young Distinguished Alumni for 2018

The Faculty of Science is very proud to announce that Andrew Alexander received the 2018 UFV Young Distinguished Alumni Award at the Town and Gown held last week. Andrew began his studies at UFV in 2010 and graduated with a BSc honours in biology with a chemistry minor in 2014. We wish him continued success! … Read more

Climate Change & Global Warming – Is it too late for us?

Thank you to Dr. Tim Cooper, UFV Physics Professor, for his thought-provoking presentation on climate change and global warming as part of the Faculty of Science greenSPEAK Series. The audience was entertained with his wit and knowledge on the subject. As a scientist and as a concerned citizen, Dr. Cooper provided the science, technology, economics … Read more