Research Internship Program

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers talented students opportunities to gain experience in our cutting-edge laboratories as Research Interns. These short-term placements, usually from 2 to 6 months, give students the opportunity to gain experience in a particular  laboratory or to learn a specific technique. They work under the direction … Read more

Science Rocks! 2018 says goodbye to another fantastic summer!

Our final Science Rocks! Camp of the summer finished off at our Chilliwack Campus last week. We we were so excited to have 142 campers from grades 4-7 spend part of their summer with us enjoying some amazing science based activities. This was our biggest summer yet! Thank you to all the campers for helping … Read more

Science Rocks! at the 2018 Abbotsford Airshow!

Science Rocks! was invited to take part in the static display at the 2018 Abbotsford International Airshow alongside UFV’s branded Boeing 747 aircraft and the Aerospace Trades booth. This was a great opportunity for us to showcase our summer camps as well as other science outreach programs. David Mora Perea, our Let’s Talk Science Coordinator, … Read more

Amazing opportunity in Churchill, Manitoba for students interested in science communication

THIS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COURSE IS A ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME ADVENTURE Secure your spot in this rare professional development opportunity. The skills and experience gained will enrich the career of any scientist, thought leader or communications professional. This week-long experience mixes the best of science communications training with immersion and hands-on experience on the subarctic tundra. You … Read more

Welcome home travelers! Biology Study Tour 2018

On June 26, 2018 a group of 36 UFV students, Biology Professors Sharon Gillies, Gregory Schmaltz, Allan Arndt, Stephen Thomas and Biology Department Assistant Pauleen Nuite travelled to Eyrarbakki (Iceland), London and Paris. They spent 16 days exploring these diverse cities. Check out UFV Biology on Instagram for more photos from their adventure. Our study … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camps are in full swing!

It’s now week #4 and we’re happy to report 90 campers have rocked their way through our doors so far! Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Marlee Fisher and her crew Korissa Heibner and Nathan Enns the kids … Read more

2018 Faculty of Science AAAwards

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Faculty of Science AAAwards! Each year, the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads of science decide the recipients of these awards. They were handed out during the last Faculty Council meeting of the year. Allan Arndt – Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic … Read more

Faculty of Science celebrates Convocation 2018!

The Faculty of Science awarded 104 Bachelor of Science degrees; 2 Engineering Physics diplomas; 4 Bachelor of Agriculture Science degrees; and 8 Data Analysis Post-Baccalaureate Certificates on June 5th, 2018, . Congratulations to each and everyone of you! Perrin Waldock, received the prestigious Governor General’s Bronze Medal. While his end goal at UFV is his … Read more

Student researchers recognized at awards night – UFV Today

A total of 41 students were recognized at the 14th annual Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards held on May 24, 2018 at the Ramada Inn. Each year, the Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies office hosts the celebration dinner to honour excellence in research done by undergraduate students at UFV and to acknowledge their faculty research supervisors. … Read more

Family Fun Night of Science at Eugene Reimer!

Eugene Reimer Middle School in Abbotsford invited our team of scientists to their Family Night on May 17, 2018. David Mora Perea, UFV Science Student, demonstrates the Van de Graaff generator for the group of parents and students. Other demonstrations and hands-on activities were hosted by our Super Science Club facilitators.

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