‘Carbon: The Unauthorised Biography’ documentary with Carin Bondar

Dr. Carin Bondar, Biology Adjunct Professor, Sessional Instructor and Science Communicator was interviewed last spring for a documentary for CBC and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) called ‘Carbon: The Unauthorised Biography‘ hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The trailer for the movie was just released! The Vancouver premiere will be held February 22. Watch trailer below ⇓⇓⇓ … Read more

Update on safety processes to minimizing spread of Omicron variant causing COVID-19

As we look into resuming face to face activities on campus following the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 causing virus, Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science (PhD in Cell Biology and with expertise in Immunology), recommends you educate yourself about the current pandemic from reliable sources. These include: Information about … Read more

UFV Science Student, Ken Ku featured in UFV Today

Ken Ku, 4th-year science student featured in a recent article in UFV Today. Ken Ku’s journey: from photography to formaldehyde Ken Ku is set to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree (biology honours, chemistry minor) but that’s not where university started for him. While Ken had a strong focus on science in high school, … Read more

Science totally rocks at UFV! After two long years Science Rocks! welcomes back campers!

The Faculty of Science outreach program, Science Rocks! has not seen a camper since Summer 2019 due to the pandemic … that was until Saturday, October 16, 2021 when we kicked off our Science Rocks! Days! This event is an extension of our week-long Science Rocks! Summer Camp program. 24 campers, aged 9-11, spent a … Read more

The role of biodiversity in agriculture with Dr. Sandra Gillespie OCT 20 @ 11 AM

Join biologist Sandra Gillespie for her free Zoom webinar presented by the UFV Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Conservation as Innovation: The role of biodiversity in agriculture WHEN: Wednesday, OCT 20, 2021 TIME: 11 AM WHERE: Register for Zoom link here: https://t.co/Ex6qptNEu7

Science@UFV explores the beautiful traditional Sto:lo territory with Naxaxalhts’i

On September 15th, staff and faculty from the Faculty of Science had the pleasure of spending the day with Naxaxalhts’i, also known as Albert (Sonny) McHalsie,  and explored the cultural landscape of the beautiful Stó:lō territory. He narrated the land – telling the Sxowxiyám and Swelqwels, the legends and the true stories, that gave shape … Read more

UFV WEST’s welcome back social a huge success!

UFV WEST kicked off their first social event of the year and was well attended not only by students, by faculty and staff. The event featured female STEM professors and UFV STEM clubs and associations. Dr. Lucy Lee, Faculty of Science Dean and Biologist, opened the event. UFV President, Joanne MacLean, even dropped by for … Read more

Climate Crisis with Dr. Tim Cooper OCT 14, 21 & 28 @ 7PM

The Faculty of Science is pleased to sponsor the chillTV produced program, “Climate Crisis!”, with UFV Professor Emeritus, Dr. Tim Cooper! The series will be held on 3 consecutive Thursday evening’s beginning at 7 pm, after the chillTV News of the Week, with Don Lehn, October 14, 21 & 28! Dr. Cooper is an expert … Read more

There is another pandemic that we ought to fight – let’s flatten the INFODEMIC curve!

There is another PANDEMIC that we ought to fight. This is called the INFODEMIC by the World Health Organization (WHO), and it’s the proliferation of misinformation around the globe. WHO has provided seven steps you can take to navigate the wave of information and decide who and what to trust. Lets do our part and … Read more

Volunteer as a Leader/Facilitator for Science Rocks! Days

The Faculty of Science is running a new science outreach program this semester! Science Rocks! Days is a series of one-day science education events for children, held on Saturdays, on our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We have events for kids in grades 4-8. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be  inquisitive … Read more