Eryn Braley, 2019 BSc graduate and NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador

Eryn began her studies at UFV in 2014 and graduated with Distinction with a BSc in Biology in 2019. After graduation she received the NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador Award. As an Ambassador she visits Indigenous communities and schools and shares her experience studying science in order to promote interest and participation of Indigenous youth. She … Read more

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair APRIL 1-4, 2020

Do you love science and have questions about how processes around us work? Do you have an idea on how you could help improve a problem in the world? We call all students from Grades K-12 in the Fraser Valley region (Langley, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Hope, Mission, and Maple Ridge) to design a science fair project and positively … Read more

What’s next for our rockstar team?

The team of Sarah Choi and Neelah Hassanzadeh continue to shine! After returning from the Canada Wide Science Fair in May, the NSERC Young Innovators were presented with the Association of Professional Biology Award for 2019. This award is presented to the British Columbia student(s) who achieve the highest standing at the Canada-Wide Science Fair … Read more

Delegation from Fukagawa, Hokkaido, Japan visit the Faculty of Science – Oct 2019

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV welcomed delegates from Abbotsford’s sister city, Fukagawa, Japan on October 1, 2019. They were accompanied by Aird Flavelle, member of the Green Party of BC. The City of Abbotsford currently has one official Sister City Relationship with the City of Fukagawa, Hokkaido, Japan (“Fukagawa”); … Read more

Sustainable UFV News! What we’ve been up to – October 2019

The Waste Audit 2.0.1.9 WHEN: Wednesday, October 16th WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: on the green TIME: 9 am to 1 pm, depending on how many volunteers we have (you can pop by whenever!) The date is set. This year’s audit is on Wednesday, October 16th. Look for our posters around campus and on social media (Instagram … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee and Eryn Braley attend the 2019 Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop in Quebec City

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and 2019 UFV BSc Graduate and UFV Biology Lab Technician, Eryn Braley, attended the 46th annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) held in Quebec City this week. The CEW is Canada’s predominant annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines. It provides the opportunity … Read more

Prizes, pizza, music … oh my! Science Social 2019

Thank you to all the students, faculty and staff who made it out to the 12th Annual Science Social on September 26th. Students were able to check out the Science Clubs and Associations while enjoying some pizza, prizes and visiting with classmates and faculty. Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations who were on … Read more

Hope in a Time of Change: A conversation about our climate

On Wednesday, September 25th the Chilliwack Cultural Centre hosted a community conversation on climate change. Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV’s Faculty of Science Communicator, ‘Biologist with a Twist,’ writer, filmmaker, and host of Outrageous Acts of Science on the Discovery Channel emceed the event. The panel featured local experts who shared their knowledge about how climate … Read more

Action on Climate Change – what can we learn?

Climate Change has become the defining issue of our time. From the changing weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels, to the melting polar ice caps … what can we do to save our future? One thing is clear, it’s imperative to educate ourselves and get the facts about climate change. Education … Read more

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