Congratulations to the 2021 Faculty of Science AAA Award Recipients!

Each year the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads decide the recipients of these awards. They were announced at our final Faculty Council meeting of the year. Stefania Pizzirani and Afia Raja – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors It was a difficult decision to give … Read more

Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more

SLUEC students, Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre, featured in UFV Today

UFV SLUEC students, Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre, were featured in a recent UFV Today article. —————–> Planting Seeds – UFV students help shape curriculum for a school with environmental focus Donovan Toews and Michelle Lefebvre are a part of something big. Ecosystem big. The UFV student duo stand in a forest beside a school … Read more

Student Research Day 2021

The Faculty of Science was well represented at UFV’s Annual Student Research Day. The 2021 virtual event opened on April 8 where over 50+ posters, including 27 from the Faculty of Science, were entered for the chance to win scholarships and cash prizes. The award results will be announced April 12-16. Best of luck to … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories with Dr. Lynne Quarmby – MAR 30 @1 PM

Lynne Quarmby taking photos in the Arctic. Photo courtesy Adam Laity.

Above photo courtesy of Adam Laity. The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Lynne Quarmby, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories” From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout, this seminar will … Read more

From Science to Politics with Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Canadian Senator, Dr. Rosa Galvez as part of the Dean’s Seminar Series.  Her pre-recorded presentation was followed by a live Question and Answer period held virtually on November 12th. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of Science had the pleasure of introducing Her Honour to our UFV community. Watch the … Read more

Undergraduate Research ‘Twitter Takeover’ – Nov. 12

UFV has been challenged by Vancouver Island University to help represent Canada in the #URExchange Twitter Takeover next Thursday, November 12 (9am-2pm PST). Sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) based out of Washington D.C., the ‘takeover’ will be a lively celebration of the creativity, ingenuity, and research excellence of undergraduate students across the … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents The Honourable Rosa Galvez, Canadian Senator NOV 12

The Faculty of Science is pleased to present The Honourable Rosa Galvez, independent Canadian Senator for Quebec. Rosa Galvez, originally from Peru, is one of Canada’s leading experts in pollution control and its effect on human health. She developed an interest in finding solutions to pollution and studied civil engineering. Her path led her to … Read more

2020 Science Social Welcome Week has officially come to an end

The 13th Annual UFV Science Social week long event has come to an end for another year. Although it wasn’t the typical Social we are used to, we managed to make it special nonetheless. We would like to announce the winners of our final draw of the week … drum roll please … https://youtu.be/5WHwelBcVS8 Kylie … Read more

Science Social DAY 5 – UFV Contacts & Other Info

Welcome to our final day of our Science Welcome Week! We would like to announce the winners of Thursday’s draw … drum roll please … https://youtu.be/RodQMIIGvZc Annabelle Czihaly Tessa Lewis If you haven’t won this week yet, you still have today to enter for our final draws. *See below for full details. Each year we … Read more