Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more

SLUEC students, Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre, featured in UFV Today

UFV SLUEC students, Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre, were featured in a recent UFV Today article. —————–> Planting Seeds – UFV students help shape curriculum for a school with environmental focus Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre are a part of something big. Ecosystem big. The UFV student duo stand in a forest beside a school … Read more

UFV Student Research Day 2021 Winners Announced!

This year’s UFV Student Research Day Showcase featured 54 projects by 80 UFV student researchers. After receiving critical input from nearly 50 UFV faculty judges, we are proud to recognize the following science students for their high level of scholarship! Each award is valued at $200. Vice President, Students Award – Kennedy Zwarych (Biology) Faculty … Read more

Fraser Valley students shine at the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair

This past year has definitely presented us with many challenges. Youth Science Canada made the decision in early December that all 2021 science fairs would be held virtually. As we were and still are in the midst of a pandemic and recognized the extra level of stress that had already been put on students, teachers, … Read more

Student Research Day 2021

The Faculty of Science was well represented at UFV’s Annual Student Research Day. The 2021 virtual event opened on April 8 where over 50+ posters, including 27 from the Faculty of Science, were entered for the chance to win scholarships and cash prizes. The award results will be announced April 12-16. Best of luck to … Read more

From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout with Dr. Lynne Quarmby

The Faculty of Science welcomed Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Lynne Quarmby, to our virtual greenSpeak Series on March 30, 2021. Dr. Quarmby shared her story of bringing attention to the climate crisis and her passion for science. Watermelon snow refers to red algal … Read more

Are you interested in a career in pharmacy? Check out the upcoming info sessions for UBC

Admission updates for the September 2021 intake to the Entry-to-Practice PharmD: English requirement: applicants must present two semesters of university English composition, literature, communication and/or writing courses at any year level (for which UBC awards transfer credit). The courses do not need to transfer as English transfer credit to UBC. This replaces the previous English … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories with Dr. Lynne Quarmby – MAR 30 @1 PM

Lynne Quarmby taking photos in the Arctic. Photo courtesy Adam Laity.

Above photo courtesy of Adam Laity. The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Lynne Quarmby, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories” From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout, this seminar will … Read more

The Faculty of Science and the Pre-Med Student Association is pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Ikejiani, JAN 14 @ 10AM

If you are a student looking at a career in medicine, you don’t want to miss this event! The Faculty of Science with the Pre-Med Student Association at UFV is pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Ikejiani, Orthopedic Surgeon from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario. WHEN: Thursday, January 14, 2021 TIME: 10 AM WATCH … Read more