Science Rocks! receives $3,000 grant from the Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) Smart and Caring Grants for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 11, 2022 Denise Thandi, ACF Committee Chair and member of the ACF board of directors, presented Dr. Robin Endelman, Science Rocks Coordinator, and Devon Bailey, Senior Advancement Officer with … Read more

Team Fraser Valley takes Gold at the 2022 Canada-Wide Science Fair!

Congratulations to our Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Team, Grace Yu and Akira Yoshiyama, Grade 11 students from Meadowridge Secondary School in Maple Ridge, who won the Senior Gold Medal of Excellence at the virtual Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) held this week from Fredericton, NB. Their project, “On the Generative Design of Airfoils” also … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. James Bedard, UFV Research Excellence Award Winner!

Research Excellence 2022: UFV the perfect fit for professor seeking balance between teaching and research by Anne Russell, UFV Today – May 15, 2022 For Dr. James Bedard, the 2022 winner of the Research Excellence award at UFV, a faculty posting in the biology department turned out to be the perfect fit. His mentor during … Read more

And it’s a wrap! The final Science Rocks! Days held at CEP on April 30

On Saturday we welcomed 24 budding scientists to our Chilliwack Campus to attend the final Science Rocks! Days camp. Campers discovered what makes a mad scientist during this jam packed STEAM day! They created a density tower, played music using a water xylophone, and even coded their very own dance moves! We were thrilled to … Read more

Faculty of Science welcomes the Department of Agriculture Technology to Science!

We are excited to welcome the Department of Agriculture Technology to the Faculty of Science as of May 1, 2022. Even though physically, Agriculture is located at our Chilliwack campus, we have no doubt that a close bond will be formed within the Faculty of Science where new and continuing collaborations will blossom! The Department … Read more

Student Research Day 2022: Congratulations to all of the winners!

Student Research Day 2022 was held on March 31, 2022. Graduate and undergraduate students showcased their faculty-supervised projects to the wider UFV community. Posters were scored by a panel of UFV faculty researchers. After receiving critical input from nearly 50 UFV faculty judges, we are proud to recognize the following science students for their high … Read more

Congratulations to UFV’s 2022 LIYSF Representative, Rhien Hare

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that UFV Biology major, Rhien Hare, was selected to represent UFV this summer, in person, at the 63rd Annual London International Youth Science Forum. The shortlisted candidates, Rhien Hare and Catherine Laflamme, presented a research topic of their choice to our selection panel earlier this month. Both … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp 2022 – Facilitators Needed!

Science Rocks! is a series of summer day-camps for kids in grades 4-6, held on UFV campuses, with three weeks in Abbotsford and three weeks in Chilliwack. https://www.ufv.ca/science/science-in-the-community/science-rocks/science-rocks-summer-camp/ We are looking for UFV students who ….. Have a passion for science, love working with kids, and are excited to bring these two together; Work well … Read more

UFV hosts the 29th Annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair

On Saturday, April 9th Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Science at UFV and Regional Coordinator of the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair, emceed the 29th Annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Awards Ceremony. Dr. James Mandigo, UFV Provost and Vice-President Academic, officially welcomed everyone to UFV and congratulated all of the … Read more

Super Science Club is back!

After being on hiatus for 2 years due to the pandemic, Super Science Club is back and better than ever! We have over 12 schools participating in our program this year. Thank you to Jennifer Bennato, Principal from Matsqui Elementary for inviting us into your school to bring engaging STEM activities to your students. Super … Read more