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

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

Chemistry students, Connor Frey and Kenneth Ku present at ITP 2020

Chemistry students, Connor Frey and Kenneth Ku, in collaboration with Dr. Golfam Ghafourifar, Chemistry and Dr. David Chu, Math & Stats presented at the 27th International Symposium on Electrophoretic and Liquid Phase Separation Techniques, ITP. The event was to be held in Nanjing, China, however, in light of the Covid-19 situation, the conference was held … 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