London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Heather Kelly

I want to start by giving a special thank you to UFV and the Faculty of Science for allowing me to take part in the 62nd annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). Although I was not able to attend in person this year, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, it was still an unforgettable experience. … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Connor Frey

Though this year’s London International Youth Science Forum was in an online format, many of the best features of the forum were still experienced from home. Firstly, the opening day of the forum included very interesting keynote speakers, one of which by Professor Sarah Gilbert of Oxford University, the woman in charge of the development … Read more

Congratulations to the 2021 UFV Undergraduate Research Excellence Award recipients

Each year, the UFV Research Office presents Undergraduate Research Excellence (URE) Awards to students who have conducted high-calibre research as part of the UFV Work Study program, as research assistants, or for an outstanding project as part of a course such as CityStudio. We are pleased to announce the following students from the Faculty of … Read more

UFV celebrates grads of 2021 and 2020 with a virtual Convocation

Article from UFV Today by Anne Russell, June 18, 2021 It was a Convocation for our COVID-19 times, held virtually and watched from around the world. The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated grads from the classes of 2020 and 2021 on June 18 with an online ceremony featuring insights from student speakers and honorary … Read more

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal Recipient

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, recipient of the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal for 2021. Dr. Peter Geller, Interim Dean, presented her with the medal earlier this month. Isabelle graduated with the Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in honours biology and physics, a mathematics minor, as well as … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates our Class of 2021!

This year the Faculty of Science awarded 124 Bachelor of Science degrees, 4 Associate of Science degrees, 7 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degrees, 16 Data Analysis Post-baccalaureate Certificates, 5 GIS Certificates, and 4 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! It’s been a busy week of celebration at the University of … Read more

Congratulations Tanner Boos, BSc Graduate and 2021 Governor General’s Silver Medal Recipient!

Tanner began his UFV journey in 2016 and in 2021 is graduating with a Bachelor of Science with a math (honours) major and a physics minor with a near-perfect 4.29 GPA. It’s somewhat fitting, at least this year, that the decision of who receives the Governor General’s Silver Medal comes down to numbers. This prestigious … Read more

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

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