Student Research Day 2016 was a huge success!

As part of our Research Day, the Department of Biology hosted the BC Biology Undergraduate Research Conference. Along with our Biology participants, students from Thompson Rivers University, UBC Okanagan and Trinity Western presented very informative posters. Congratulations to all who participated, especially those who won various best poster awards! Check out our Faculty of Science … Read more

Congratulations to Vivienne Beard! LIYSF 2016

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Vivienne Beard has been selected to represent UFV at the 58th London International Youth Science Forum this summer! She’ll be joining the world’s leading young scientists from more than 65 participating countries. For two weeks, she’ll be immersed in an international community exchanging ideas and experiences … Read more

Student Research Day & BC Undergraduate Research Conference April 7, 2016

UFV is hosting the 2016 BC Undergraduate Research Conference on Student Research Day. Undergrad students from universities across BC have been invited to participate in the Poster Presentations. Be sure to stop by and see what exciting research is going on! When: Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm Where: Great Hall, Student … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: “Local Community Implications of International Development in the Peruvian Andes” with Ashlil Akins and the Mosquoy Student Ambassadors!

Please join UFV Departments of History and Fashion Design along with greenSPEAK, Global Development Studies, UFV International, Centre for Sustainability and the Peru Study Tour in welcoming Ashli Akins, Founder and Director of the Canadian-Peruvian NGO Mosqoy, and Liu Scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC. Ashli holds a Master’s from Oxford University … Read more

Canadian Association of Physicists Lecture Tour: ‘Exorcising Maxwell’s Demon’ with Dr. John Bechhoefer

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Please join us in welcoming John Bechhoefer from the Simon Fraser University. As part of the 2016 Canadian Association of Physicists Lecture Tour he’ll be visiting UFV! When: Monday, April 4, 2016 @ 2:30 PM Where: Room A353 Abstract: In 1867, at the dawn of statistical physics, Maxwell imagined a thought experiment that has both … Read more

2016 SCIENCE ROCKS! Summer Camps

The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! camps every year in July and August. The day camps are designed especially for young people going into Grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 in the Fall. These camps are a great fun and an awesome learning opportunity for campers. Each camp week is organized by UFV students … Read more

The Fifth Annual Environmental Leadership Awards of the Fraser Valley

The Faculty of Science at UFV would like to congratulate Alyssa Bougie, recipient of the “Green Leader of Tomorrow Award” at the 5th Annual Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Matsqui Environmental Leadership Awards of the Fraser Valley held last month. Alyssa received this award, sponsored by the Abbotsford Community Services-Recycling Program, for her leading a comprehensive waste … Read more


UFV is proud to host the 2016 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) at the Abbotsford campus Students and teachers in the Fraser Valley Region are invited to participate in an exciting week celebrating science! This event is perfect for anybody interested in: presenting innovative ideas connecting with other students interested in science winning many … Read more

Graduate School Information Session Science: April 5, 2016

Have you thought about Graduate School? The Faculty of Science, in consultation with the Advising Centre, are hosting a Graduate School Information Session for students in the science fields. Guest speakers will discuss their experiences with Graduate School, and information will be provided on typical application processes, as well as any other questions pertaining to … Read more

“Who’s Who in Science” featuring Dr. Ben Vanderlei, Mathematics & Statistics

Who’s who in Science … Dr. Ben Vanderlei joined UFV’s Mathematics and Statistics Department in August 2011. He teaches first-year and upper-level courses in both math and statistics. Interview: Personal I grew up on a farm in rural South Dakota. My parents continue to own and operate the farm today, producing mostly corn and soybeans. … Read more