Math Mania + Vedder Elementary School = tons of fun!

Dr. Cindy Loten, Dr. Ruwan Karunanayaka, and Dr. Vanessa Radzimski, from the Math & Stats Department along with their Math Mania team of 18 UFV student volunteers visited Vedder Elementary School in Chilliwack earlier this week. Over 80 kids and their families spent the evening sharing hands-on activities and realizing how much fun you can … Read more

Would you like the opportunity to be paid to do research? Application deadline MAR 17/23

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program (USRA) provides an award for undergraduate students in the natural sciences and engineering areas of study to engage in research over a 16-week period over the 2023 summer semester (May to August). These are competitive national-level awards. Students must be available to work full-time during the 16-week tenure of … Read more

Make all the difference and join Canada’s Lifeline!

Whether it’s supporting donors throughout the donation process, recruiting new donors, or raising awareness about the importance of our lifesaving programs; our volunteers are a vital link in Canada’s Lifeline. We are looking for volunteers to join our new team at the Plasma Donor Centre opening soon in Abbotsford. Volunteers will greet donors with a … Read more

No butts about it! BES Student, Jamie Clare’s report on the cigarette butt problem picked up by the City of Chilliwack!

Jaime Clare, a Bachelor of Environmental Studies student, wrote a report last year called ‘Casual Contamination: Chilliwack’s Butt Problem’ for a course and the idea was picked up by the City of Chilliwack. Cigarette bins for cigarette butts saw their first recycling bin installed on this past Friday. It’s all part of a new program … Read more

The Charlie Brown Chemis-tree is back again and bringing some festive cheer!

Our Chemistry elves have been at it again! Charlie Brown and his crew of familiar faces are back! Be sure to stop by their winter display located across from Room A388. Don’t miss the flasks crocheted by the talented lab technician, Riley Brown, while gathering around with Snoopy, Charlie Brown … Lucy and Linus … … Read more

Dr. Lauren Erland featured in the Canadian Society of Plant Biologist Bulletin

Dr. Lauren Erland, Director of Berry Horticulture Research and her BERRI Lab was featured in the Canadian Society of Plant Biologist’s (CSPB) Fall Bulletin. New Faculty Feature (CSPB – Fall 2022: Issue 33) Dr. Lauren Erland joined the Agriculture Department at the University of the Fraser Valley as Director of Berry Horticulture Research in the … Read more

Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili present Earthquake and Volcanic Hazards to Imagine High in Chilliwack

As people grapple with increased frequency of natural hazards, faculty, staff, and students in local high schools are starting to learn from professors and practitioners in the field about the risks to their local communities. Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change were invited to give a presentation … Read more

Calling all science students! Are you interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK next summer? All expenses paid!

ABOUT LIYSF The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a two-week residential student event held at Imperial College London & The Royal Geographical Society, with lecture demonstrations from leading scientists, visits to world class laboratories and universities combined with cultural interaction, with 500 students aged 16-21 years old from 70 countries. Students can apply directly to … Read more

SciComm Workshop with UFV West & Dr. Carin Bondar: NOV 23, 5-7 PM, Room B132

Join UFV West and Dr. Carin Bondar for an interactive evening on all things SciComm (Science Communication)! They will be diving into the importance of communicating science effectively, SciComm on Social Media and more! WHEN: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 TIME: 5 – 7 PM WHERE: Room B132, Abbotsford Campus Free of cost and open to … Read more

PRE-MED 101: Nov 15 from 5:30-8:20 PM, Room A210 or virtually

Pre-Med 101 is an event that will tell you everything you need to know about the journey to medicine, from the MCAT to interviews, we’ve got it all! WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 TIME 5:30 – 8:20 PM WHERE: ROOM A210, Abbotsford Campus OR virtually through Zoom Join UFV’s Pre-Med Student Association for a night … Read more