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10th Annual SCIENCE SOCIAL on SEPT 28th!

ALL SCIENCE Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to our 10th Annual Science Social! When: September 28, 2017 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: PHOENIX Ballroom, next to Finnegan’s Pub. Come out and enjoy this fun event!  It’s a great opportunity to check out the science student clubs and associations and see what they have […]

SustainableUFV is shaping the direction of sustainability at UFV

SustainableUFV has been very busy getting ready for the 2017/2018 year. There will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability projects and initiatives on campus. Drop into this year’s kick off meeting: When: Thursday, September 21st Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Where: A225 / Abbotsford Campus Enjoy pizza and light refreshments while discussing […]

Calling all Volunteers! Math Mania is in the air!

Math Mania is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary school children. It’s designed to show children – and their parents – how much fun you can have playing with mathematical games and concepts. Volunteers run individual tables, each with their own activity or activities. You’ll get a chance to try […]

Science Rocks! 2017 wraps up for another year!

Our final Science Rocks! Camp of 2017 finished up August 18th at our Chilliwack Campus. Over the summer we had 114 campers from grades 4-7 enjoy week long science based demonstrations and activities. We hope all of our campers had fun and learned something new! Thank you to our Science Rocks! Team Leaders: Rebecca, Marlee […]

Science Faculty Council Student Nominations 2017/2018

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 limited to: development of new programs, program changes, new courses, discontinuation of courses; vote on recommendations as related to the above; transmit recommendations to […]

(T) LIYSF Day 14: The End

I didn’t realize how difficult it would be to say goodbye to the people I have met here at the forum. I have to be honest, I came here slightly skeptical and worried I would feel like an outsider. I am so happy to be proven wrong. The friends I made at the forum are […]

Chemists Do Cook Under Pressure!

UFV Lab Technician Aileen Ablog is jumping into the Ketogenic Pressure Cooker with both feet and staying healthy! The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Aileen’s new book “Ketogenic Pressure Cooker: 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Nutrient-Packed Low Carb Meals” has been published! This is the first book to combine the […]

Zucchet still striving – from e-cigarette research to sexual assault assistance

2016 BSc Graduate and Governor General’s Silver Medal Recipient, Alyssa Zucchet, just published her first co-authored research paper, and that’s just the beginning. Investigating the health risks of smoking electronic cigarettes with UFV biology Associate Professor Gregory Schmaltz, Alyssa Zucchet “wanted to know what people were getting themselves into.” Despite her heavy workload, Zucchet still […]

(T) LIYSF Day 13: Can I become the Queen of England?

We started the day off with specialist lectures. I had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Gemma Bale, a Research Associate in the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at University College London speak about the research she is conducting. She is working on the development of a new type of medical imaging that uses near-infrared waves to […]

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