Science Rocks! 2016 Summer Camps Finished for the Year

The final Science Rocks! camp of 2016 finished up on Friday, August 12th. Over the past 6 weeks, 95 campers from grades 4-7 enjoyed week long science based demonstrations and activities from finding out why some things stink to mystery solving and forensics. We hope all our campers had fun and learned something new, and … Read more

“Who’s Who in Science” featuring Dr. Lin Long, Engineering and Physics

Who’s who in Science … Dr. Lin Long joined UFV in 2010. She is the Co-chair of the EPDM Program in the Physics Department. She teaches engineering courses in the EPDM program and first-year physics courses. Personal I grew up on an island surrounded by rivers in the middle region of China. My father was … Read more

There definitely isn’t grass growing under Biology student, Vivienne Beard’s feet!

4th year Biology student, Vivienne Beard, recently attended The Genetics Society of America’s (GSA) Allied Genetics Conference held in Orlando, Florida July 13-17, 2016. The Conference brought together seven different genetics research communities for a one of a kind event. The GSA members and leading scientists from around the world are selected to present their … Read more

The Faculty of Science Welcomes Scientists from Austral University of Chile

On July 20th we welcomed two distinguished scientists from Austral University of Chile, Drs. Alejandro Yañez and Guillermo Cárcamo from the Biochemistry and Microbiology Institute. Dr. Lee gave them the tour of the two campuses of UFV. They were in Canada attending the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre … Read more

UFV Science, Arts and Professional Studies programs attain national accreditation

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Article written by: Dave Pinton, Director of Communications – UFV Today July 19, 2016 A recent study indicates up to 95% of post-secondary students surveyed attend university to increase their earning potential and improve their odds of career success. The University of the Fraser Valley has taken another important step in helping students achieve these … Read more

Meet the New Sustainability Coordinator Assistant, Travis Gingerich!

The Centre for Sustainability along with the Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Travis Gingerich has taken over the reigns as the Sustainability Coordinator Assistant. Travis has been attending UFV since 2013. His love of maps, mountains, and all things outside led him to pursue a BSc in Physical Geography. While at UFV … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Goes off with a BANG!

Public school is out for the summer so let the fun begin! UFV Science Rocks! Camp 1 welcomed our newest campers this morning. Each day will include activities and demonstrations organized by our A+ science leaders! Over the course of the week, campers can expect to experience activities from Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics! Registration … Read more

Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards 2016

May 2016, UFV presented 25 students with awards totalling over $19,000 and celebrated many other prestigious student research achievements. The Faculty of Science would like to congratulate all of this year’s recipients. The following Science students were recognized for their accomplishments: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Gaganjeet Mahil, Biology Faculty Researcher: Lucy Lee Harsh … Read more

Super Science Club continues to deliver exceptional science fun to elementary students

A huge thank you to the Super Science Club team on another successful year of fun-filled science activities for elementary school students! Super Science Club is an after-school program employing UFV science students to deliver fun and intellectually stimulating science activities to elementary students in the Fraser Valley.  This year, Megan Krabbendam, Sandeep Gill, Rebecca … Read more

Shyna Kanda, BSc – Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal Recipient 2016

Congratulations to Shyna Kanda, this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal. Shyna shines in everything she does with brains, beauty, benevolence and Bhollywood charisma. She has continued to excel not just academically but as a well-rounded individual participating in research, service and outreach activities in addition to volunteering in the community at … Read more