Student researchers recognized at awards night

More than 25 student researchers from across the university were recognized at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards event held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre on May 31, 2022. The Faculty of Science is so very proud of the following students for their outstanding research: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) – $6000 … Read more

Faculty of Science – Class of 2022 Celebration Wall

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! You are invited to celebrate UFV’s Convocation ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre, located at the edge of the Abbotsford campus. The Faculty of Science ceremony is being held on Tuesday, June 14 starting at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will also be live-streamed here: https://www.ufv.ca/convocation/event-day/live-stream/ so you can cheer on … Read more

UFV receives $90K in scholarship funding for STEM

On the tail of the announcement of the new $70-million student housing project announced for UFV, the provincial government has now awarded UFV with $90,000 in scholarship funding! The announced was made on May 24 as part of $3.75 million being divided among 10 post-secondary institutions across the province. These scholarships are merit-based and research-focused … Read more

Check out our 2nd Edition of our Science Magazine! Yes, science does rock!

We are excited to announce the release of our second issue of the Faculty of Science magazine. Thank you to everyone who helped us pull this together. It’s wonderful to highlight the amazing science that takes place here at UFV and the people who are doing it! Enjoy! ISSUE #1 – 2019-2020 ISSUE #2 – … Read more

SLUEC Class field trips back on course

On February 18, Dr. Olav Lian and Carolyn Atkins from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change took their GEOG 402 (Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology) class headed out on a 3-day field trip to southern Vancouver Island. Students spent time listening to presentations by local geoscientists and visiting key exposures in the field where … Read more

Let’s Talk Science @ UFV Site Coordinator Job Opportunity

Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization committed to inspiring and empowering Canadian youth to develop the skills they need to participate and thrive in an ever-changing world. To accomplish this, Let’s Talk Science offers a comprehensive suite of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based programs and training to support youth, educators and … Read more

Bees please … Pollinator Garden Education with Biology Professors Alan Reid and Sandra Gillespie

UFV’s March for Sustainability kicked off on Wednesday, March 2 with Pollinator Garden Education. Biology Professors, Alan Reid and Sandra Gillespie, presented at the Abbotsford Campus and Renee Prasad and Jennifer Ryan, Agriculture Professors, presented at the Chilliwack campus where they highlighted the various plants within the garden at CEP and their care and maintenance. … Read more

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Winter 2022

We are looking for students with a passion for science and who love working with kids! Super Science Club is an after-school program for elementary students that UFV offers in collaboration with Science World. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be inquisitive about the world around them, and to develop a … Read more

UFV March for Sustainability Events – Register today!

March for Sustainability is a series of five FREE events taking place throughout the month of March. These events are designed to help us better connect with each other on various environmental issues. Now is the time to get involved! [Download Poster] MARCH 2 – Pollinator Garden Education & Installation 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Campus … Read more

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program – Application deadline MAR 1

Are you a UFV undergraduate Natural Sciences or Engineering student? Would you like the opportunity to be paid to do research? NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program (USRA) provides an award for undergraduate students in the natural sciences and engineering areas of study to engage in research over a 14-to-16-week period over the 2022 summer … Read more