Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili present Earthquake and Volcanic Hazards to Imagine High in Chilliwack

As people grapple with increased frequency of natural hazards, faculty, staff, and students in local high schools are starting to learn from professors and practitioners in the field about the risks to their local communities. Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change were invited to give a presentation … Read more

Calling all science students! Are you interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK next summer? All expenses paid!

ABOUT LIYSF The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a two-week residential student event held at Imperial College London & The Royal Geographical Society, with lecture demonstrations from leading scientists, visits to world class laboratories and universities combined with cultural interaction, with 500 students aged 16-21 years old from 70 countries. Students can apply directly to … Read more

SciComm Workshop with UFV West & Dr. Carin Bondar: NOV 23, 5-7 PM, Room B132

Join UFV West and Dr. Carin Bondar for an interactive evening on all things SciComm (Science Communication)! They will be diving into the importance of communicating science effectively, SciComm on Social Media and more! WHEN: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 TIME: 5 – 7 PM WHERE: Room B132, Abbotsford Campus Free of cost and open to … Read more

The Faculty of Science says goodbye to a colleague and friend, Gayle Ramsden

The Faculty of Science mourns the untimely passing of Gayle Ramsden, from the Academic Success Centre. She was a beautiful soul and a champion for Environmental sustainability. She was always smiling, even behind a face mask, and always willing to help. As a Learning Strategist, she helped many students as well as Peer Tutors as … Read more

Pizza, prizes, and squashes … Science Social 2022 a huge success!

Thank you to the 80+ students, faculty and staff who came out for our 15th Annual Science Social held September 29th on patio. We were excited to see everyone back in person enjoying some pizza … lots of pizza and prizes … lots of prizes and squashes while checking out the STEM Clubs and Associations. … Read more

Faculty of Science welcomes 200+ new students

The Faculty of Science took part in UFV’s Welcome Back festivities on September 6. Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean of Science welcomed 200+ new science students to UFV! The event was kicked off with a lively icebreaker game of Bingo! Prizes were won by random draw of full cards turned in. Congratulations to our winners! … Read more

UFV WEST hosts their 2nd Annual Welcome Social

UFV West hosted their second annual Welcome Social on September 22. Students and faculty came together to learn more about WEST, meet fellow students and faculty, and gathered information on opportunities in STEM at UFV. The event featured female STEM professors from across campus. Featured faculty from the Faculty of Science were: Dr. Lucy Lee, … Read more

Student Representative nominations for Science Faculty Council 2022/2023

The Faculty of Science is looking for 2 Student Representatives to sit on our Science Faculty Council. These positions are for a ONE-YEAR term. The Mandate of the Science Faculty Council (SFC) shall: serve as the forum for sharing information and the discussion of academic matters receive recommendations related to academic programs, including but not … Read more

Mark your calendar! Science Social SEPT 29 @ 5 PM

Are you a new or returning science student? If so, this event is for you! We are excited to be hosting our 15th Annual Science Social. Come on out and visit with fellow science students, science faculty and staff while getting information on the Science Clubs and Associations on campus. Are you interested in fitness … Read more

Welcome to our new Faculty of Science faculty!

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our new full time hires! Although some of their faces are familiar, they bring with them many years of expertise! Department of Agriculture Technology Dr. Lauren Erland Director Berry Horticulture Research Lauren joins us as Director, Berry Horticulture Research. Lauren’s research has brought her to many parts … Read more