Congratulations to the 2020 Faculty of Science AAA Award Recipients!

Each year the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads decide the recipients of these awards. They were announced at our final Faculty Council meeting of the year. Kseniya Garaschuk – Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors. Kseniya’s teaching excellence is undeniable. Her dedication to student learning has not gone … Read more

2019 Faculty of Science Awards of Excellence Recipients

As we prepare for our 2020 AAA Awards we look back at last year’s outstanding recipients. Awesome Achievement Award: Claire Hay, SLUEC Claire’s unique teaching style and her portfolio courses for the Arts students is no doubt one of the reasons that her teaching evaluations have been outstanding! She has hosted several presentations and workshops … Read more

New Course for Summer 2020! BIO 420 II – Methods in Science Communication

Introducing BIO420: Methods in Science Communication. This brand-new 3 credit course students will gain a significant understanding of the methodologies for effectively communicating science on various media platforms. In today’s world of pseudoscience and misinformation online, a great need exists for bona fide scientists to ramp up their skills of charismatic storytelling. This course will … Read more

Climate Change … The Song

The much anticipated UFV Climate Change music-video was released on April 22 to kick off  Earth Day. The video, directed by our own Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV Biology Adjunct Professor and Faculty of Science Communicator, wanted to raise awareness about our day to day habits around carbon consumption. Welcome to a true labor of love … Read more

Science students shine at UFV’s 2020 UFV Student Research Day

The Faculty of Science was well represented at UFV’s Student Research Day held on March 31. The annual event was to take place in Evered Hall but COVID-19 put a quick wrench in that plan. The organizing committee quickly switched to “Plan B” and developed a digital option to host the research poster competition online, … Read more

Vote for your favourite project at CityStudio Abbotsford Hubbub by APR 30

Abbotsford CityStudio Hubbub is an interactive project showcase which takes place twice a year and brings together UFV students to share their projects, findings and recommendations with city staff, peers, faculty and engaged community members. CityStudio is testing out new methods of collaboration in Experiential Learning by moving Hubbub on-line. Between April 15 – 30, … Read more

New summer course of interest to students in Math, Stats, Bioinformatics, Physics, Engineering and Data Analytics

Interested in participating in a unique opportunity? Take a new course in the first half of the summer, learn image processing and analytics techniques, and do a project related to COVID-19? If so, please register for CIS 496K:  IMAGE PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS This course covers the fundamental techniques used for image processing and image analysis with … Read more

Updated Student Advising and Counselling Services

Posted March 14, 2020 by Dave Pinton Advising and Counselling are still open to support you.  UFV remains committed to supporting students as we move to remote instruction. While we are not offering face-to-face appointments and drop-in sessions in several areas, we are still available to help you. If you are ill or have been … Read more

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair has been cancelled due to Covid-19 health concerns

UFV is very mindful of the Provincial Health Officer’s recommendations regarding preventive personal hygiene measures, social distancing, avoiding large gatherings, and travel recommendations. The health and safety of our science fair participants, visitors and volunteers is always our highest priority. We support the decision of UFV to cancel all large events, which includes the Fraser … Read more

COVID-19 UFV Community FAQ’s

Posted March 11, 2020 by Dave Pinton Here are some answers to general questions around the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will grow and change. Over the coming days ahead we will also post more robust and specific FAQ`s on the UFV Risk and Safety COVID-19 site.  What is UFV doing to ensure safety of the … Read more

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