Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, UFV’s 2020 LIYSF Representative

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that UFV Physics student, Annabelle Czihaly, was selected to represent UFV this summer at the London International Youth Science Forum. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the 62nd LIYSF has been postponed to 2021. The shortlisted candidates, Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly, were to present … Read more

Fraser Valley Region shines at the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair!

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following students from the Fraser Valley Region for participating in the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair held on June 17, 2020. They joined over 190 students from across BC where they received mentor feedback while competing for awards and prizes that were graciously donated by regional … 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

Updated Student Advising and Counselling Services

Posted March 14, 2020 by Dave Pinton Advising and Counselling are still open to support you.  UFV remains committed to supporting students as we move to remote instruction. While we are not offering face-to-face appointments and drop-in sessions in several areas, we are still available to help you. If you are ill or have been … Read more

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair has been cancelled due to Covid-19 health concerns

UFV is very mindful of the Provincial Health Officer’s recommendations regarding preventive personal hygiene measures, social distancing, avoiding large gatherings, and travel recommendations. The health and safety of our science fair participants, visitors and volunteers is always our highest priority. We support the decision of UFV to cancel all large events, which includes the Fraser … Read more

COVID-19 UFV Community FAQ’s

Posted March 11, 2020 by Dave Pinton Here are some answers to general questions around the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will grow and change. Over the coming days ahead we will also post more robust and specific FAQ`s on the UFV Risk and Safety COVID-19 site.  What is UFV doing to ensure safety of the … Read more

LIYSF Candidates to present at the final round MAR 24 @ 2:30 PM B101

Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly for successfully making it to the final round! Our finalists will now present a research topic of their choice to our Selection Panel. Come out and support our LIYSF Candidates! WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 TIME: 2:30 – 4:30 pm (Q&A to follow each … 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

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