3rd Annual Science Open House – Call for Volunteers

3rd Annual Science Open House As you may or may not be aware, we are organizing the 3rd annual Science Open House, which will be open to our community industry partners as well as to our UFV community at large. Event details: April 14th, 2015 5  pm B121 and select Science labs This open house … Read more

Publishing Your Article Workshop – Apr. 14

Publishing Your Article: Research and Graduate Studies workshop for faculty and students interested in publishing Tues Apr 14 10am-12pm Abbotsford Campus, room A225 Are you unsure what to do with the results of your research project? Do you have a completed literature review, discourse analysis, scientific experiment, or theoretical analysis that you would like published? Do … Read more

Hockey Game Open to All Students, Staff, and Faculty – Mar. 20

Release some stress and beat your profs during a casual ice hockey game! Friday, March 20th 4:00-5:15 at Matsqui Recreation Centre (3106 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford). Co-ed and non-contact. Students, Staff, and Faculty welcome! Please contact Allan Arndt (allan.arndt@ufv.ca) if you would like to join the fun!

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms – Talk on Mar. 19

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms: A talk by Petra Berenbrink, Associate Professor of Computing Science at SFU Thursday, March 19 2:30 – 4:00 pm A310 on the Abbotsford UFV campus Dr. Petra Berenbrink will present several randomized graph-based algorithms. The first algorithm is a random walk process on a graph. Here we analyse the so-called cover time … Read more

Job Opportunity – Summer Camp Facilitators

We are looking for Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Applications now closed. Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The camps are held for four weeks at the UFV Abbotsford campus and two more weeks at CEP in Chilliwack. Position dates: Monday – Friday, June 29th to … Read more

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) Coming to UFV

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) is a shared campus of the Universities of Victoria, British Columbia, Alberta, Calgary, and Simon Fraser University featuring a 3000 square metre laboratory that can support research in almost any field. BMSC has courses available to students from Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Archaeology/Anthropology, First Nations Studies, and Stats. There … Read more

Talk Feb. 19 – Plenty of Fish = Plenty of data

LDA to Find User Archetypes for Search and Matching: A Talk by Thomas Levi, Senior Data Scientist at PlentyOfFish.com Thomas Levi started out with a doctorate in Theoretical Physics and String Theory from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. His post-doctoral studies in cosmology and string theory, where he wrote 19 papers garnering 700+ citations, took … Read more

Math Challengers BC Fraser Valley Regional Competition – Feb. 12

Math Challengers is an inter-school math competition in which students in grades 8 and 9 compete in teams of four or five. Regional competitions are held across BC each year in February, with the top teams from each regional tournament moving on to compete at the annual Provincial comptition in March or April. The Fraser … Read more