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Dr. Tim Cooper on Motivating Students

Dr. Cooper’s primary method for motivating students is to show as much enthusiasm for physics as possible. He does this by relating what the students are learning in class to real world situations that the students are familiar with or interested in. In a study published by Scientific American/Nature, it found the more science courses […]

UFV salutes long-term employees

Referenced from UFV Today, May 7, 2014 Several groups of long-term employees were honoured recently at celebrations for those marking 10, 20, 25, and 35 years at UFV including many of our Science Faculty and Staff.  Thank you all for your hard work and dedication! (Full list): Carol Konkle, Christine Carter, Cyrus Chaichian, D.J. Sandhu, David […]

Interested in Neuroscience?! Summer Employment Opportunity for Students

Considering graduate studies in Neuroscience?  The newly founded Hildebrand lab is seeking enthusiastic students interested in using electrophysiological tools to develop new approaches for pain relief and management. The Hildebrand lab has received external research funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the International Association […]

Science Orientation Sessions

Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems Engineering Transfer Program All newly admitted science students for summer and fall 2014 are invited to attend one of the orientation sessions organized by the Science Advice Centre. RSVP required: Abbotsford – Room B132 Time: 6:00-7:30 pm When: May 13, May 21, June 5, 2014 Chilliwack – Room […]

Science grads: book your photo session now!

The Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are pleased to offer you priority booking and the chance to have a graduate portrait of you and your fellow grads framed together and mounted in your faculty.  This single headshot-composite photography opportunity is free! Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for […]

Events planned for UFV’s 40th birthday

Happy Birthday UFV! UFV is turning 40. As we celebrate our history, we also dream of growing innovation locally and beyond. We can only do this together with you. Cake cutting ceremonies are being planned. Wednesday, April 2 11 am-noon Mission Campus at Heritage Park Cake cutting with President Mark Evered at 11am  33700 […]

New Science program – Engineering Physics Diploma in Mechatronics

Approved for Fall 2014 Contact Email: Tim Cooper Website: History The UFV Diploma in Engineering Physics with a specialization in mechatronics is a new program unique to UFV, and has been approved to commence in the fall of 2014. It has been designed from the ground up with students in mind, specifically those students […]

UFV Career Fair 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus – Envision Athletic Centre (map) The UFV Career Fair on March 12 is the perfect event to connect employers on the lookout for young talent, graduate or professional schools promoting their programs, and students or alumni looking to go on to further studies […]

What type of energy for the future of humanity? – Dr. Federico Rosei

UFV hosts Canadian Association of Physicists Lecture Series Dr. Federico Rosei March 4, 2014 3:00 – 4:30pm Room A353 – Abbotsford Campus As the age of cheap oil and fossil fuels is coming to an end, humanity will face an energy crisis. Many alternative energy sources have already been identified. However, there is no optimal […]