UFV Student Research Day 2021 Winners Announced!

This year’s UFV Student Research Day Showcase featured 54 projects by 80 UFV student researchers. After receiving critical input from nearly 50 UFV faculty judges, we are proud to recognize the following science students for their high level of scholarship! Each award is valued at $200. Vice President, Students Award – Kennedy Zwarych (Biology) Faculty … Read more

Student Research Day 2021

The Faculty of Science was well represented at UFV’s Annual Student Research Day. The 2021 virtual event opened on April 8 where over 50+ posters, including 27 from the Faculty of Science, were entered for the chance to win scholarships and cash prizes. The award results will be announced April 12-16. Best of luck to … Read more

From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout with Dr. Lynne Quarmby

The Faculty of Science welcomed Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Lynne Quarmby, to our virtual greenSpeak Series on March 30, 2021. Dr. Quarmby shared her story of bringing attention to the climate crisis and her passion for science. Watermelon snow refers to red algal … Read more

Are you interested in a career in pharmacy? Check out the upcoming info sessions for UBC

Admission updates for the September 2021 intake to the Entry-to-Practice PharmD: English requirement: applicants must present two semesters of university English composition, literature, communication and/or writing courses at any year level (for which UBC awards transfer credit). The courses do not need to transfer as English transfer credit to UBC. This replaces the previous English … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories with Dr. Lynne Quarmby – MAR 30 @1 PM

Lynne Quarmby taking photos in the Arctic. Photo courtesy Adam Laity.

Above photo courtesy of Adam Laity. The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Lynne Quarmby, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories” From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout, this seminar will … Read more

The Faculty of Science and the Pre-Med Student Association is pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Ikejiani, JAN 14 @ 10AM

If you are a student looking at a career in medicine, you don’t want to miss this event! The Faculty of Science with the Pre-Med Student Association at UFV is pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Ikejiani, Orthopedic Surgeon from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario. WHEN: Thursday, January 14, 2021 TIME: 10 AM WATCH … Read more

An inspiring Career Panel evening with UFV WEST

Congratulations to UFV WEST on another successful Career Panel! On November 25th UFV WEST welcomed an amazing group of panelists who shared their academic and professional journeys. UFV WEST President, Isabelle St-Martin introduced UFV’s President, Joanne MacLean who welcomed all of the guests and provided the Territory acknowledgement. Dr. Gillian Hatfield, Assistant Professor Faculty of … Read more

From Science to Politics with Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Canadian Senator, Dr. Rosa Galvez as part of the Dean’s Seminar Series.  Her pre-recorded presentation was followed by a live Question and Answer period held virtually on November 12th. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of Science had the pleasure of introducing Her Honour to our UFV community. Watch the … Read more

Undergraduate Research ‘Twitter Takeover’ – Nov. 12

UFV has been challenged by Vancouver Island University to help represent Canada in the #URExchange Twitter Takeover next Thursday, November 12 (9am-2pm PST). Sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) based out of Washington D.C., the ‘takeover’ will be a lively celebration of the creativity, ingenuity, and research excellence of undergraduate students across the … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents The Honourable Rosa Galvez, Canadian Senator NOV 12

The Faculty of Science is pleased to present The Honourable Rosa Galvez, independent Canadian Senator for Quebec. Rosa Galvez, originally from Peru, is one of Canada’s leading experts in pollution control and its effect on human health. She developed an interest in finding solutions to pollution and studied civil engineering. Her path led her to … Read more

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