UFV celebrates faculty and staff at the 2019 Service Recognition Dinner

More than 100 UFV employees were honoured at last night’s Service Recognition Dinner held at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre. We would like to congratulate each and every one of you and in particular those of you from the Faculty of Science! TEN YEARS Raji Balagopal – Chemistry Karen Cooper – Science Advisor Grant … Read more

Join us for the Faculty of Science Convocation Celebration on JUNE 4, 2019!

Please join us immediately following the convocation ceremony on June 4th to celebrate our recent Faculty of Science graduates! Meet us outside in the celebration area for some refreshments and light snacks! This is great opportunity to get those candid photos with your professors and classmates. Be sure to invite your family and friends!

Students from Abbotsford’s MEI School visit UFV!

April 23rd turned out to be quite an exciting day for some students from MEI. They threw on their lab coats and took part in some chemistry experiments with Chemistry Lab Instructor, Grant Fritzke, and Lab Technician, Aileen Ablog.    

Veronica Kobes #12 – basketball hoops and shooting for med school

Veronica Kobes began her studies at UFV in 2016 and is now in her 3rd year of her Bachelor of Science degree and she’s doing it all! In addition to holding her 4.3 grade-point average, she’s a research assistant with Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science, volunteers in the emergency department at … Read more

Congratulations to Isabelle St-Martin! LIYSF Awaits!

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Isabelle St-Martin has been selected to represent UFV at the 61st London International Youth Science Forum this summer! She’ll be immersed in this two week residential student event being held at Imperial College London and the Royal Geographical Society. She’ll be attending lecture demonstrations from leading … Read more

Science students shine at UFV’s 2019 Student Research Day

Student Research Day was held on March 26th with 14 microlecture presentations and a record number of 95 posters! The event included a two-minute micro-lecture challenge, where students shared the results of their research in a fast-pace format, followed by a poster fair and research awards. The Faculty of Science had a great showing of … Read more

UFV hosts the 27th Annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair

Over 50 awards were handed out at the annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair held April 4-6. Students from 17 schools from Hope, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission, Pitt Meadows and Langley came together to compete for prizes and a chance to represent our region alongside Team BC at the Canada Wide Science Fair to be held … Read more

Faculty Microlectures 2019

UFV faculty presenters hit the stage on April 2, 2019 at the Spirit Bear Cafe for the annual Faculty Microlecture Series. Presenters had 2 minutes to “speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research“. The Faculty of Science was thrilled to have a few of our faculty members take part in this event. … Read more

SustainableUFV News April 2019

A recap of March and a look into what the rest of April has in store! Proper Disposal 101 March 25-29, 2019 Recently, we conducted an informative campaign called “Proper Disposal 101”. The purpose of this campaign was to clarify how to properly dispose of common items on campus. Through many responses, we found that … Read more

Rotary Club of Chilliwack receives Gold Sponsor status with Science Rocks! 2019

The Science Rocks! summer camp program received a large donation last month from the Rotary Club of Chilliwack to help support our science camps being held in Chilliwack this August. As a gold sponsor they were awarded with a framed certificate at their meeting held last month. Their donation will go a long way to … Read more