Congratulations to Anmol Sharma, BSc graduate and recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal for 2021

It is with great pleasure to announce that BSc Graduate, Anmol Sharma, has received the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal for 2021. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science, presented him with his medal earlier this month. Anmol exceeded the criteria for the Dean’s medal with a GPA of 4.13, graduating from the … Read more

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal Recipient

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, recipient of the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal for 2021. Dr. Peter Geller, Interim Dean, presented her with the medal earlier this month. Isabelle graduated with the Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in honours biology and physics, a mathematics minor, as well as … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates our Class of 2021!

This year the Faculty of Science awarded 124 Bachelor of Science degrees, 4 Associate of Science degrees, 7 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degrees, 16 Data Analysis Post-baccalaureate Certificates, 5 GIS Certificates, and 4 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! It’s been a busy week of celebration at the University of … Read more

Congratulations to the 2021 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. Stefania Pizzirani and Afia Raja – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors It was a difficult decision to give … Read more

Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more

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