Science Rocks Summer Camps

The Faculty of Science offers Science Rocks! summer camp every year in July- August. Designed especially for young people in Grades 4, 5, and 6 (campers going into Grade 4 or 7 are eligible), each camp is one week long with four camps in Abbotsford,  and two in Chilliwack including an Aboriginal Youth Camp. These camps are great fun and an … Read more

Biology Work Study Positions

4 work study positions in two Biology projects are accepting applications. Please see the job ads at the Career Centre: –*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*– Project Title: Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology to Study the Nesting Behaviour of Tree Swallows 2 positions, May 2015 – September 2015, 120 hours each. Salary: $11.28 per hour Description of project: The main … Read more

Applications Open for $2000 Axol Scholarship

Axol Bioscience is excited to offer future scientists the opportunity to receive $2000 in funding for any life science related degree program. Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for a graduate or undergraduate degree for the 15/16 academic year at a recognised university The degree program / research area must be in a … Read more

Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition is Hiring

Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition (FVWC) is looking for two summer students to assist us with habitat restoration, enhancements, and outreach throughout the Fraser Valley! Click on the link to view the job description Student Conservation Steward . To apply please email a resume and cover letter clearly outlining how you meet the requirements of the job description directly … Read more

Science Research Open House

Don’t forget about the 3rd annual Science Research Open House! April 14th, 5:00 pm, B121. This open house will feature the work of our Science Students and include presentations of student work in the form of posters, hands-on displays, oral presentations, etc. The event will begin with a preview tour of the new Student Union … Read more

Upcoming Orientations for New Students

Upcoming Orientations for New Students Learn how to plan your Fall semester, register for courses, and much more. Abbotsford May 28 6:00-7:30 pm Room B132 June 8 6:00-7:30 pm Room B132 Chilliwack June 3 6:00-7:30 pm Room A2213 RSVP Required to Parents can register for Supporter Organizations organized through Student Life. Register at … Read more

3rd Annual Science Open House – Call for Volunteers

3rd Annual Science Open House As you may or may not be aware, we are organizing the 3rd annual Science Open House, which will be open to our community industry partners as well as to our UFV community at large. Event details: April 14th, 2015 5  pm B121 and select Science labs This open house … Read more

Publishing Your Article Workshop – Apr. 14

Publishing Your Article: Research and Graduate Studies workshop for faculty and students interested in publishing Tues Apr 14 10am-12pm Abbotsford Campus, room A225 Are you unsure what to do with the results of your research project? Do you have a completed literature review, discourse analysis, scientific experiment, or theoretical analysis that you would like published? Do … Read more

LIYSF Applicant Presentations – April 9

London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) Applicant Presentations UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2015 to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) from July 22 to August 5, 2015. LIYSF information can be found at Four applicants have been shortlisted and we welcome assistance in choosing the successful … Read more

The New Science of Nutrition – Apr. 7

The New Science of Nutrition: How I lost 27 pounds Dr. David. G. Harper Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education | Faculty of Health Sciences Tuesday, April 7, 2015 UFV Abbotsford Theatre (B101) 5:00 p.m.   This will be a one-hour presentation followed by Q&A. The science of nutrition is undergoing a paradigm shift. The long-held conventional … Read more