What do Mac Smith, 13 year old from Abbotsford, Robert Thirsk, Astronaut and Brittany Marchand, Professional Golfer have in common?

Mac Smith, 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Alumni, was invited to attend the Canada 2067 Calgary Youth Summit. He was joined by a series of other dynamic speakers including Retired Astronaut and University of Calgary Chancellor, Robert Thirsk and Pro Golfer and Chemical Engineer, Brittany Marchand. The Let’s Talk Science event was moderated by … Read more

Attention 2018 Science Grads! Sign up early for your portrait session!

2018 Grads: Book your photo session now! Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campuses in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Feb 22 – 24 – Chilliwack CEP campus Classroom: CEPA 2428 March 5 – 17 – Abbotsford … Read more

Sushi from a petri dish? Something seems a little fishy!

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of Science at UFV. Although she is on sabbatical/administrative leave, she stopped by to talk about her research passion as part of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series. Dr. Lee has devoted over 35 years to fish cell line development. Invitromatics is … Read more

Mathematical Modeling of Ocean Temperatures with Dr. Sam Pimentel MAR 5/18

The Math and Stats Department at UFV is pleased to present Dr. Sam Pimentel, Assistant Professor from Trinity Western University. Mathematical Modeling of Ocean Temperatures When: Monday, March 5, 2018 Time: 4:00 pm Where: A233, Abbotsford Campus Everyone welcome to attend! [box]Dr. Sam Pimentel’s NSERC funded research programme involves the application of data assimilation methods … Read more

Register today for UFV Student Research Day! APRIL 5/18

UFV Student Research Day Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:30 – 12:30 pm Micro-lectures (Spirit Bear Cafe, A219 Abbotsford Campus) 12:20 – 2:30 pm Poster Presentations (University House, F124 and F125 Abbotsford Campus) 3:00 pm Awards Ceremony (F125) [box]Micro-Lectures[/box] 11:30 am – Micro lectures in the Spirit Bear Café, A Building, Abbotsford campus. Take the stage … Read more

Let’s Talk Science Site Coordinator Job Opportunity – Apply by MAR 7/18

THE OPPORTUNITY Join a national network of enthusiastic science, tech, engineering, and math students working together to make a difference in the science literacy of young Canadians! (See www.letstalkscience.ca for an idea of what’s possible!) RESPONSIBILITIES (Your training supplied by Let’s Talk Science!) During the 2018-2019 Academic year: Help plan and offer on-campus UFV Science … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Fish Invitromatics with Dr. Lucy Lee FEB 20 @ 1:30 PM

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Lucy Lee will be presenting as part of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series. She has devoted 35 years to fish cell line development and in this presentation, she will recap her past work, present research projects and a fascinating future for fish invitromatics. Fish invitromatics: a … Read more

Applications for LIYSF 2018 being accepted until FEB 8/18

UFV will be sending one Science student to London, England, all expenses paid, to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July  25 to August 8, 2018. Past representatives have included: Tessa Webb & Perrin Waldock (2017), Vivienne Beard (2016), Kevin Kobes (2015), Etienne Dreyer (2014), Andrew Alexander (2013), and Timothy Richards (2012). … Read more

Sustainable UFV – 2017 In Review | 2018 On the Horizon

[box]2017 In Review[/box] 2017 was a remarkably productive year for us. We were able to launch several new initiatives, and spur progress in continuing programs as well: Earth Day EarthPLAY: a fun outdoor event to get people re-connected to their natural environment Bike to Work Week: getting people on two wheels to reduce greenhouse gases … Read more

Sustainable UFV is hiring a new Sustainability Coordinator Assistant

Sustainable UFV will be looking for a new Sustainability Coordinator Assistant (SCA) to take over from Travis Gingerich who will be graduating in April. This flexible 12 hr/week student position is an excellent way to get involved in the field of sustainability on an organizational level, which helps to spur long-term and lasting change. In … Read more

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