Biology students return from the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting with awards in hand!

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and research students Brenna Hay, Petra Dueck Lee, and Arianne Qanbery attended the In Vitro Biology Conference held in Tampa, Florida this month. This international conference hosted by The Society for In Vitro Biology focused on current trends and cutting edge topics in plant and animal … Read more

Chemistry Grads! Entry Level Technician at Worker Bee Honey – Full or Part-time

Worker Bee Honey, the largest beekeeping operation in BC, is setting up an analytical lab to analyze honey samples collected around North America. Currently, a Bruker 400 MHz NMR Food Screener is on site with plans for also setting up quantitative PCR pollen analysis. In addition, collaborations with groups using Raman spectrometry and mass spectrometry … Read more

UFV students shine at the 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE 2019) was held in Quebec City June 3-7, 2019. This annual gathering continues to be Canada’s premier conference for chemistry and the chemical sciences. Nine UFV Chemistry students accompanied by two of their supervisors, Professors Linus Chiang and Golfam Ghafourifar, joined 32 other participating countries in poster … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates Convocation 2019!

The Faculty of Science awarded 95 Bachelor of Science degrees, 7 Associate of Science degrees, 2 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree, 4 GIS Certificates, and 7 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas on June 4, 2019. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! Perrin Waldock, received the Governor General’s Silver Medal. He earned a near-perfect grade point … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee’s fish cell lines are solving environmental problems and inspiring new food sources – Skookum Magazine ~ Spring 2019

If you don’t have your hands on the the most recent copy of UFV’s Skookum magazine yet, you can read it here! As one of the top fish-cell-culturists in the world, Dr. Lucy Lee’s work is making a big splash in several areas of science including toxicology, nutrition, conservation, and medicine! Skookum – Celebrating the … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Dr. James Inkster from the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School – JUNE 6 @ 10:30 AM, D215

The Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome Dr. James Inkster, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology from Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as part of our Dean’s Seminar Series. “Looking inside the body without a knife: Developing novel probes for medical imaging – the case for 18F-labelled Rhodamines” WHEN: Thursday, June 6th TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 AM WHERE: D215, … Read more

Team Fraser Valley shines at the Canada Wide Science Fair! Sarah and Neelah are bringing home the Silver!

Seventy students from 13 regions throughout BC and the Yukon presented their projects in Fredericton, New Brunswick this week at the 58th Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). At yesterday’s Awards Ceremony, BC and Yukon students received 140 awards and scholarships valued at $194,550 including 6 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 21 bronze medals! Among the … Read more

Team Fraser Valley heads to nationals in Fredericton, NB – DAY 1 and 2

Team Fraser Valley (pictured below left to right) Andrew Armstrong, Jasneet Brar (delegate), Sarah Choi, Neelah Hassanzadeh, Caio de Figueiroa, and Sonja Armstrong (delegate) have arrived in Fredericton for the 2019 Canada Wide Science Fair. We are so proud to have you represent our region! Our team joined 500 other top young scientists from across … Read more

UFV celebrates faculty and staff at the 2019 Service Recognition Dinner

More than 100 UFV employees were honoured at last night’s Service Recognition Dinner held at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre. We would like to congratulate each and every one of you and in particular those of you from the Faculty of Science! TEN YEARS Raji Balagopal – Chemistry Karen Cooper – Science Advisor Grant … Read more

UFV Hosts the final round of the annual BC Secondary Schools Math Contest

UFV welcomed close to 100 students in grades 6-12 from around the region to compete in the final round of the BC Secondary Schools Math Contest. The preliminary round was written at each of the participating schools. The top students from each school advanced to the finals which was held on Friday, May 3rd at … Read more

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