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

Outreach Instructors – Auxiliary Opportunities, Abbotsford: Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. Our mandate is to enhance and conserve BC’s freshwater fisheries for public benefit. Working in partnership with government, industry and anglers, our goal is to make fishing in BC even better through the enhancement and conservation of … Read more

Science Rocks at the 2022 Abbotsford Airshow!

Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean and Science Rocks Coordinator, Dr. Robin Endelman from Math & Stats and their team of volunteers participated in the STEM Zone at the 2022 Abbotsford International Airshow. They showcased many of our science outreach programs including Science Rocks! Summer Camps, Math Challengers, and the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. There … Read more

Pollinator garden helping to repopulate the local ecosystem

UFV’s pollinator garden will help rebuild local ecosystem after the 2021 flood and heat dome. The kick off event for the pollinator garden was led by biology professors Alan Reid and Sandra Gillespie back in March as part of the UFV’s March for Sustainability series. This effort is a collaboration between a variety of UFV … Read more

Science celebrates our 2022 graduates!

A total of 2,617 students graduated this year, with over 1,600 of them attending the convocation ceremonies and crossing the stage. Graduates celebrated their achievements with their families, friends, and faculty in four ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Friends and family cheered, whooped, hollered, and even blew enthusiastically on kazoos to welcome the grads. The … Read more

Student researchers recognized at awards night

More than 25 student researchers from across the university were recognized at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards event held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre on May 31, 2022. The Faculty of Science is so very proud of the following students for their outstanding research: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) – $6000 … Read more

Faculty of Science – Class of 2022 Celebration Wall

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! You are invited to celebrate UFV’s Convocation ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre, located at the edge of the Abbotsford campus. The Faculty of Science ceremony is being held on Tuesday, June 14 starting at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will also be live-streamed here: https://www.ufv.ca/convocation/event-day/live-stream/ so you can cheer on … Read more

UFV receives $90K in scholarship funding for STEM

On the tail of the announcement of the new $70-million student housing project announced for UFV, the provincial government has now awarded UFV with $90,000 in scholarship funding! The announced was made on May 24 as part of $3.75 million being divided among 10 post-secondary institutions across the province. These scholarships are merit-based and research-focused … Read more

Congratulations to our 2022 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. Mariano Mapili (SLUEC) and Sandra Gillespie (Biology) – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors Dr. Mapili was appointed at the rank … Read more

Check out our 2nd Edition of our Science Magazine! Yes, science does rock!

We are excited to announce the release of our second issue of the Faculty of Science magazine. Thank you to everyone who helped us pull this together. It’s wonderful to highlight the amazing science that takes place here at UFV and the people who are doing it! Enjoy! ISSUE #1 – 2019-2020 ISSUE #2 – … Read more