2018 Faculty of Science AAAwards

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Faculty of Science AAAwards! Each year, the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads of science decide the recipients of these awards. They were handed out during the last Faculty Council meeting of the year. Allan Arndt – Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic … 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

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Alumnus appears on episode of Emerald Code: Decoded

So, where can Science Fair take you? Well check this out! 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) gold medal recipient, Mac Smith appeared on the first episode of the new STEM series Emerald Code: Decoded. Mac, a grade 8 student at Clayburn Middle School in Abbotsford, took his Concussion Alert System to the Canada … Read more

A fantastic turnout at the 10th Annual Science Social!

Great music, pizza and prizes were enjoyed by over 100 UFV Science students, faculty and staff who attended the 10th Annual Science Social Event this past Thursday at the PHOENIX Ballroom. Science Student Clubs and Associations were on hand to provide information and sign up new members. Thank you to the following student groups who … Read more

Tofino is where it’s at! At least it was in May and July 2017

Field schools and study tours give students the opportunity to gain local and international experience and earn credits by participating. In May, a group of 24 students travelled to Tofino, BC with Professors Allan Arndt, Nathan Bialas, Allan Reid, and Biology Lab Technician Avril Alfred where they explored the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island. … Read more

Mechatronics option adds experiential learning to science program – UFV Today

Senior physics students and their projects were featured in UFV Today. The senior physics lab at UFV is bursting with energy on a Monday afternoon. It’s team time. There’s no formal lecture taking place; this is the time when the students in the Engineering Physics in Mechatronics program work on their group projects. One team … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Dr. Gwen Point SEPT 28 @ 1:30 PM

As part of our Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series, please join us in welcoming Dr. Gwen Point, UFV Chancellor Dear Canada as you Celebrate 150: REFLECTIONS FROM A FIRST NATION’S PERSPECTIVE All Canadians must know the recent history in Canada. Only then, can we collectively make change for a better future for everyone. ~ … Read more

Chemists Do Cook Under Pressure!

UFV Lab Technician Aileen Ablog is jumping into the Ketogenic Pressure Cooker with both feet and staying healthy! The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Aileen’s new book “Ketogenic Pressure Cooker: 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Nutrient-Packed Low Carb Meals” has been published! This is the first book to combine the … Read more

Zucchet still striving – from e-cigarette research to sexual assault assistance

2016 BSc Graduate and Governor General’s Silver Medal Recipient, Alyssa Zucchet, just published her first co-authored research paper, and that’s just the beginning. Investigating the health risks of smoking electronic cigarettes with UFV biology Associate Professor Gregory Schmaltz, Alyssa Zucchet “wanted to know what people were getting themselves into.” Despite her heavy workload, Zucchet still … Read more

Miranda Louwerse, BSc – Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal Recipient 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Louwerse, this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal. Miranda is an outstanding student in Chemistry and Mathematics. She not only met the required criteria for the Dean’s medal, she surpassed it! She is a true leader and ambassador not only of the Faculty of Science but the University community … Read more

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