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UFV Hosts the 20th Annual BC Secondary Schools Math Contest

The Final Round of the BC Secondary Schools Math Competition was hosted by UFV’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics at our Chilliwack Campus on Friday, May 5, 2017. There were over 100 students competing for $12,000 in UFV tuition waivers and prizes.               Congratulations to all who participated! UFV […]

UFV hosts the Provincial Chemistry Articulation May 5/17

On May 5, 2017 Dr. David Fenske, UFV Chemistry Department Head, will be hosting this year’s Provincial Chemistry Articulation. Chemistry department heads from across British Columbia will be joining John Fitzgibbon, Director, Transfer and Articulation, BCCAT and Barb McKinley, Representative of the Ministry of Education Science Curriculum Committee. Articulation committee meetings foster collaborative and collegial […]

President’s Leadership Lecture Series with Physics Professor and UFV Research Excellence 2016 Award Recipient, Derek Harnett MAY 23 @ 4:30 PM

UFV President Dr. Mark Evered is pleased to present faculty speaker, and UFV Research Excellence Award recipient, Dr. Derek Harnett. WHEN: Tuesday, May 23rd @ 4:30 PM WHERE: Conference Centre, F125 Abbotsford Campus Derek has been changing the way UFV students view the world since 2003. His research explores things we can’t see and that […]

RSVP for the Science Communication Workshop MAY 11th

The Faculty of Science is excited to bring LitScientist to UFV! This workshop is who would like to learn more about audience engagement, public speaking, knowledge mobilization and translation. WHEN: Thursday, May 11th from 9-12 PM WHERE: D225 Abbotsford Campus to Caroline Majeau at X4825 or email caroline.majeau@ufv.ca Communicating science is hard. Technical concepts and […]

Math Mania gearing up for last event of the school year! May 17th

Math Mania is heading to Chilliwack for the final event of the school year! Thank you to our hosts, the Chilliwack Adventist Christian School and the Fraser Valley Home School Group. Students and their families are invited to come out to play! When: Wednesday, May 17th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Chilliwack Adventist […]

UFV Hosts the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair April 4-7

Over 50 awards were handed out at the annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) held April 4 to 7th. Students from 18 schools in the Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley and Mission area came together to compete for prizes and a chance to represent Team BC at the Canada Wide Science Fair next month. The students […]

Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb off to London, UK this summer!

On March 29th our shortlisted candidates presented their research topic of choice to a large audience including the Faculty of Science selection panel. All 3 presentations were spectacular which made for a difficult decision for our panel! We are excited to announce that Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb were selected to represent UFV at the […]

March for Science & Earth Day will be teaming up on APRIL 21 & 22

The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. It is a celebration of our passion for science and the many ways science serves our communities and our world. There are over 450 marches being planned across Canada […]

Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change MAR 30 @ 4:30 PM

UFV is pleased to present “Indigenous Knowledge and Governance in the Context of Climate Change: Latest Global Findings” with Tero Mustonen, Director, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland & Kaisu Mustonen, Researcher, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland. Date: March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm Location: UFV Aboriginal Gathering Place, Canada Education Park, Chilliwack As the impacts of climate change become more […]

CAP Undergraduate Lecture Tour with Dr. Kris Poduska MAR 27 @ 2:30 pm

Please join the Physics Department in welcoming Dr. Kris Poduska from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Poduska is part of the 2017 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Lecture Tour. Shark skin, butterfly wings, and lotus leaves: the physics of water on rough surfaces Self-cleaning walls and anti-fogging windows sound futuristic, but this future is already […]

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