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 … Read more

UFV Science Networking Event MAR 7 @ 5:30 PM

The Physics Student Association and the Biology and Chemistry Student Association are hosting a Network Event! Come on out and meet with professionals from various fields of science! [box]When: Tuesday, March 7th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM Where: Student Union Building (S Building) Great Hall[/box] Learn tips for job interviews and the ins and outs … Read more

UFV Hosts Math Challengers Competition February 16, 2017

UFV had the pleasure of hosting, once again, the Fraser Valley Regional Math Challengers on February 16, 2017. Over 100 grade 8 and 9 students competed for a chance to advance to the Provincial Finals to be held at Simon Fraser University – Burnaby Mountain Campus on April 8, 2017. We would like to congratulate … Read more

Students from Eugene Reimer Middle School visit UFV!

February 15th turned out to be quite the exciting day for the students from the Eugene Reimer Middle School. They spent the afternoon with some of our top notch Science faculty, staff and students touring the laboratories. 4th year BSc student, Rebecca Robertson, steered the students to each of the labs that were ready to … Read more

Attention 2017 Science Grads! Sign up early for your portrait session!

Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be at the Abbotsford campus Feb 28 to March 9 and Chilliwack Feb 23 & 24 for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Book your session online. It is recommended that grads book their session now as appointments will fill up quickly. … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee invited to speak at the Austral University in Chile

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Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV returned from the Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology of the Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh) in Valdivia where she was invited for a week of activities that included a hands on workshop on cell culture. She presented “Twenty years of research with the trout … Read more

2017 UFV Service Excellence Awards Nomination Deadline March 3rd

Nominate someone great! UFV Service Excellence Awards are presented annually to recognize and celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Launched in 2016 by the UFV Board of Governors, current UFV faculty and staff can be nominated in three categories: UFV Staff Excellence … Read more

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair 2017 – Grades K-12

We are very excited to announce that the Faculty of Science at UFV is now the official coordinator of the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF). We are working closely with the Abbotsford School District #34 to make the transition as smooth as possible. The FVRSF is open to ALL students in the Lower Mainland: … Read more

Yarrow Community School welcomes Math Mania!

Yarrow Community School welcomed Math Mania on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. It was clear that the children and their parents had a great time! Thank you to all of our volunteers! Without their help and enthusiasm Math Mania wouldn’t be possible. A special thank you to Cindy Loten and Karin Loots from UFV Mathematics and … Read more

Dr. Michael Dossett, BC Berry Cultivar Development Feb 21/17 @ 6 pm B101

Please join the Agriculture Centre of Excellence in welcoming Dr. Michael Dossett, BC Berry Cultivar Development “Breeding for the Future: The case for conserving, collecting, and evaluating wild crop relatives” Date: February 21, 2017 Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm Location: Abbotsford Campus, Room B101 Around the globe, plant breeders are in a race to stay … Read more