Faculty Micro-lectures 2020

A group of UFV Faculty Researchers took to the stage one after the other, in rapid succession, for two minutes each to speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research at the Faculty Micro-lectures event held on February 26. The Faculty of Science was thrilled to have a few of our faculty members … Read more

Captain Tanner Boos and his team for the win at the 7th Annual UFV Math Match

Each year during spring break week, UFV Math and Stats hosts the annual Math Match. This year marked the 7th year of this fun event. Two teams face off to solve some nonstandard math problems in a game-like setting where the choice of strategy plays a role that is often as important as presenting the … Read more

Public Perception of Science with Dr. Adam Ruben

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Dr. Adam Ruben, Comedian, Writer, TV Host and yes, Molecular Biologist, as part of the UFV Science Dean’s Seminar Series on February 11, 2020. His informative yet humorous talk focused on controversies over experiments and research findings which affects the way the public views science and scientists. He … Read more

2020 Spring Workshop & AGM: Soils in the Field at UFV MAR 7

The Pacific Regional Soil Science Society is partnering with Fraser Valley chapter of the BC Institute of Agrologists to host the annual Spring Workshop and AGM. The event will be held on Saturday March 7 at the University of the Fraser Valley. The theme of the day will be “Soils in the Field” and the morning sessions will … Read more

RSVP Today for the Pre-Med Diversity Symposium MAR 8 @ 10 AM Vancouver

Have you ever considered a career in medicine? The Pre-Med Diversity Symposium  is an annual UBC faculty-sponsored event designed to encourage people from all walks of life to apply to medical school. This event is tailored to applicants who consider themselves ‘non-traditional’ for reasons that may include having a non-science background, applying later in life, … Read more

Attention 2020 Grads! Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford campus in from March 9-27 for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). March 9 – 27, Abbotsford Campus Location: Mobile Studio, Parking Lot 10 It is recommended that grads book their session now as appointments will fill up quickly. … Read more

BC Food Security Task Force – Final Report officially released

On July 11, 2019 the Government of British Columbia announced the Food Security Task Force. The Task Force had a mandate to provide recommendations that support food security and the economic growth of BC’s agriculture sector. On Friday, January 31st, Task Force members Peter Dhillon, Lenore Newman and Arvind Gupta attended the Ag Innovation Day … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Coastal Scene Investigation with Dr. Shannon Bard – MAR 4 @ 2 PM, C1429

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Bard, Global Director of Innovation for Hemmera, an Ausenco Company. Her talk is entitled: “Coastal Scene Investigation: Using clues from intertidal diversity studies to solve ecotoxicological puzzles in the Salish Sea” WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM WHERE: … Read more

Are you a science student interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK this summer with all expenses paid? Join us for the LIYSF Info Session JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM B121

UFV will be sending one Science student to London, England all expenses paid, to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July  29 to August 12, 2020. INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM – Room B121 Guest speaker, Isabelle St-Martin will be sharing her experience from last year’s science forum. I … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents TV Host, Comedian, Molecular Biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben – FEB 11 @ 3PM, B101

Please join the Faculty of Science in welcoming TV Host, writer, comedian, and molecular biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben, for an entertaining examination of the public’s perception of science. In February 1997, Dr. Ian Wilmut announced that he had cloned a sheep, and everyone went nuts. We all form opinions about science, but what happens when … Read more

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