Faculty of Science came together to celebrate our 2020 Graduates!

Each year the science faculty and staff  look forward to celebrating with our graduates at convocation. 2020 has proven to be a little challenging and threw a wrench into our plans! However, pandemic or not, we were determined to celebrate with our grads! On Thursday, June 18th a Zoom celebration was held with our grads. … Read more

New Course for Summer 2020! BIO 420 II – Methods in Science Communication

Introducing BIO420: Methods in Science Communication. This brand-new 3 credit course students will gain a significant understanding of the methodologies for effectively communicating science on various media platforms. In today’s world of pseudoscience and misinformation online, a great need exists for bona fide scientists to ramp up their skills of charismatic storytelling. This course will … Read more

Climate Change … The Song

The much anticipated UFV Climate Change music-video was released on April 22 to kick off  Earth Day. The video, directed by our own Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV Biology Adjunct Professor and Faculty of Science Communicator, wanted to raise awareness about our day to day habits around carbon consumption. Welcome to a true labor of love … Read more

New summer course of interest to students in Math, Stats, Bioinformatics, Physics, Engineering and Data Analytics

Interested in participating in a unique opportunity? Take a new course in the first half of the summer, learn image processing and analytics techniques, and do a project related to COVID-19? If so, please register for CIS 496K:  IMAGE PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS This course covers the fundamental techniques used for image processing and image analysis with … Read more

UFV WEST hosts a Career Panel Evening to full house

The new UFV student group, UFV Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (UFV WEST) hosted their first event on November 28th. They invited 5 successful local women in STEM professions for an interactive discussion. The Panelists were: Emily Prachnau, Software Developer Mulapplied Networks Angela Bedard, MS Genetic Counsellor BC Cancer Eryne Croquet, MSc, P. Ag., … Read more

Heart of the Fraser – UFV Film Screening NOV 22, doors open at 4:30 pm, B101

Join us for film screening of Heart of the Fraser at UFV Abbotsford on November 22! Following the film there will be a Q & A session. Doors are at 4:30pm, show at 5 pm. The screening is being held in Building B, Room B101. Heart of the Fraser is a documentary that calls attention … Read more

Applications are now open for Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project – DEADLINE DEC 6/19

This new initiative will allow exceptional undergraduate & graduate students from Canada to spend 10 weeks at NASA in the summer of 2020. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Fulbright Canada and Mitacs have partnered under the Agency’s Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project. This program will provide opportunities for high … Read more

Sustainable UFV November News!

Brought to you by Taylor and Kaitlin, Student Sustainability Coordinators! ———- SustainableUFV Meet-n-Greet WHEN: November 20th TIME: 12PM-2PM WHERE: Abbotsford Campus: B121 It’s time for a SustainableUFV meeting! Drop by and say hi to your SustainableUFV team and meet the new Student Sustainability Coordinators face-to-face. There will be pizza! Feel free to drop in whenever … Read more

Prizes, pizza, music … oh my! Science Social 2019

Thank you to all the students, faculty and staff who made it out to the 12th Annual Science Social on September 26th. Students were able to check out the Science Clubs and Associations while enjoying some pizza, prizes and visiting with classmates and faculty. Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations who were on … Read more

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Organizer – F2019

For science students interested in teaching The Faculty of Science runs two science outreach programs each semester. Super Science Club is an after-school program that Science World offers and UFV delivers at local elementary schools. You will be doing cool science activities with groups of elementary school kids as part of an after-school program. Science … Read more

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