UFV WEST hosts their 2nd Annual Welcome Social

UFV West hosted their second annual Welcome Social on September 22. Students and faculty came together to learn more about WEST, meet fellow students and faculty, and gathered information on opportunities in STEM at UFV. The event featured female STEM professors from across campus. Featured faculty from the Faculty of Science were: Dr. Lucy Lee, … Read more

Student Representative nominations for Science Faculty Council 2022/2023

The Faculty of Science is looking for 2 Student Representatives to sit on our Science Faculty Council. These positions are for a ONE-YEAR term. The Mandate of the Science Faculty Council (SFC) shall: serve as the forum for sharing information and the discussion of academic matters receive recommendations related to academic programs, including but not … Read more

Mark your calendar! Science Social SEPT 29 @ 5 PM

Are you a new or returning science student? If so, this event is for you! We are excited to be hosting our 15th Annual Science Social. Come on out and visit with fellow science students, science faculty and staff while getting information on the Science Clubs and Associations on campus. Are you interested in fitness … Read more

Welcome to our new Faculty of Science faculty!

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our new full time hires! Although some of their faces are familiar, they bring with them many years of expertise! Department of Agriculture Technology Dr. Lauren Erland Director Berry Horticulture Research Lauren joins us as Director, Berry Horticulture Research. Lauren’s research has brought her to many parts … Read more

Outreach Instructors – Auxiliary Opportunities, Abbotsford: Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. Our mandate is to enhance and conserve BC’s freshwater fisheries for public benefit. Working in partnership with government, industry and anglers, our goal is to make fishing in BC even better through the enhancement and conservation of … Read more

Science Rocks at the 2022 Abbotsford Airshow!

Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean and Science Rocks Coordinator, Dr. Robin Endelman from Math & Stats and their team of volunteers participated in the STEM Zone at the 2022 Abbotsford International Airshow. They showcased many of our science outreach programs including Science Rocks! Summer Camps, Math Challengers, and the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. There … Read more

Pollinator garden helping to repopulate the local ecosystem

UFV’s pollinator garden will help rebuild local ecosystem after the 2021 flood and heat dome. The kick off event for the pollinator garden was led by biology professors Alan Reid and Sandra Gillespie back in March as part of the UFV’s March for Sustainability series. This effort is a collaboration between a variety of UFV … Read more

UFV Today: Governor General’s silver medal 2022: Heather Kelly discovers a passion for healing through research

Article by Gerald Narcisco, June 14, 2022 Trying to catch Heather Kelly can be a bit tricky. It seems the UFV Biology standout student and soon-to-be graduate is always on the go, spreading her knowledge and passion for scientific research with the world. Immediately after she was able to squeeze in an interview in early … Read more

Student researchers recognized at awards night

More than 25 student researchers from across the university were recognized at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards event held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre on May 31, 2022. The Faculty of Science is so very proud of the following students for their outstanding research: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) – $6000 … Read more

Faculty of Science – Class of 2022 Celebration Wall

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! You are invited to celebrate UFV’s Convocation ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre, located at the edge of the Abbotsford campus. The Faculty of Science ceremony is being held on Tuesday, June 14 starting at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will also be live-streamed here: https://www.ufv.ca/convocation/event-day/live-stream/ so you can cheer on … Read more