Faculty of Science celebrates Convocation 2017!

The Faculty of Science awarded 81 Bachelor of Science degrees; 15 Engineering Physics diplomas; and our first Bachelor of Agriculture Science degree on June 7th. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! Darryl Wilson, BSc Graduate, Chemistry Major received the prestigious Governor General’s Silver Medal and Miranda Louwerse, BSc Graduate and Chemistry Major received the … Read more

Dr. Ian Affleck, UFV Math Professor receives prestigious Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations Dr. Ian Affleck! He’s no doubt a teacher first! He joined UFV in 2005 and has been a remarkable role model for our faculty, staff and students ever since. He was recently recognized for his outstanding teaching within the Faculty of Science. The award was presented on behalf of his colleagues and peers; but … Read more

Governor General’s Silver Medal: Darryl Wilson beat the odds to become UFV’s top undergrad student

Article written by Darren McDonald [UFV Today] – June 5, 2017 At age 16, Darryl Wilson was preparing to live on his own. Now 26, he’s one of UFV’s top students. Imagine what’s next. A decade ago Wilson found himself on a Youth Agreement, a provincial government program for kids that otherwise don’t make it … Read more

FVRSF Gold Winners Travel to the Canada Wide Science Fair in Regina!

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) was held at UFV April 4-7. Our Grand Prize winners, Mac Smith from Clayburn Middle School, Abbotsford, Anna-Lisa Nguyen from Walnut Grove Secondary, Langley and Jennifer Tran from R.E. Mountain Secondary, Langley traveled to the University of Regina to attend the 56th Annual Canada Wide Science Fair as … Read more

2017 Faculty of Science Awards of Excellence Recipients

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. Alan Reid – Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic … Read more

2017 Jane’s Walk with Dr. Alan Reid and Donovan Toews

UFV hosted our first Jane’s Walks this past weekend. These walks are designed to connect community members with one another in discussions of place meaning and history. Biology Professor Alan Reid and Physical Geography & Biology Major Donovan Toews lead a group through the trees and shrubs exploring UFV’s Wild Side! [box]What is a Jane’s … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 [highlight]Everyone is welcome to attend![/highlight] As the impacts … Read more

Dr. Larry Weldon, Statistician MAR 10 @ 1pm A305

Analysis by Simulation and Graphics – Some Examples Please join the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in welcoming SFU Professor Emeritus, Dr. Larry Weldon. When: March 10th @ 1:00 pm Where: A305, Abbotsford Campus Abstract: Analysis by Simulation and Graphics – some examples. This expository talk is intended to demonstrate the utility of simulation and … Read more