Heart of the Fraser – UFV Film Screening NOV 22, doors open at 4:30 pm, B101

Join us for film screening of Heart of the Fraser at UFV Abbotsford on November 22! Following the film there will be a Q & A session. Doors are at 4:30pm, show at 5 pm. The screening is being held in Building B, Room B101. Heart of the Fraser is a documentary that calls attention … Read more

Applications are now open for Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project – DEADLINE DEC 6/19

This new initiative will allow exceptional undergraduate & graduate students from Canada to spend 10 weeks at NASA in the summer of 2020. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Fulbright Canada and Mitacs have partnered under the Agency’s Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project. This program will provide opportunities for high … Read more

Sustainable UFV November News!

Brought to you by Taylor and Kaitlin, Student Sustainability Coordinators! ———- SustainableUFV Meet-n-Greet WHEN: November 20th TIME: 12PM-2PM WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: B121 It’s time for a SustainableUFV meeting! Drop by and say hi to your SustainableUFV team and meet the new Student Sustainability Coordinators face-to-face. There will be pizza! Feel free to drop in whenever … Read more

Eryn Braley, 2019 BSc graduate and NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador

Eryn began her studies at UFV in 2014 and graduated with Distinction with a BSc in Biology in 2019. After graduation she received the NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador Award. As an Ambassador she visits Indigenous communities and schools and shares her experience studying science in order to promote interest and participation of Indigenous youth. She … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee and Eryn Braley attend the 2019 Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop in Quebec City

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and 2019 UFV BSc Graduate and UFV Biology Lab Technician, Eryn Braley, attended the 46th annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) held in Quebec City this week. The CEW is Canada’s predominant annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines. It provides the opportunity … Read more

Prizes, pizza, music … oh my! Science Social 2019

Thank you to all the students, faculty and staff who made it out to the 12th Annual Science Social on September 26th. Students were able to check out the Science Clubs and Associations while enjoying some pizza, prizes and visiting with classmates and faculty. Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations who were on … Read more

Hope in a Time of Change: A conversation about our climate

On Wednesday, September 25th the Chilliwack Cultural Centre hosted a community conversation on climate change. Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV’s Faculty of Science Communicator, ‘Biologist with a Twist,’ writer, filmmaker, and host of Outrageous Acts of Science on the Discovery Channel emceed the event. The panel featured local experts who shared their knowledge about how climate … Read more

Action on Climate Change – what can we learn?

Climate Change has become the defining issue of our time. From the changing weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels, to the melting polar ice caps … what can we do to save our future? One thing is clear, it’s imperative to educate ourselves and get the facts about climate change. Education … Read more

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Organizer – F2019

For science students interested in teaching The Faculty of Science runs two science outreach programs each semester. Super Science Club is an after-school program that Science World offers and UFV delivers at local elementary schools. You will be doing cool science activities with groups of elementary school kids as part of an after-school program. Science … Read more

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