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

Rachel Barsky Memorial Annual Bursary Available to a 1st Year Science Student

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AMOUNT: $500 Available to one 1st year Canadian student who is enrolled in one of the following faculty/programs at UFV: Faculty of Science; Upgrading and University Preparation; Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies; Faculty of Health Sciences; Faculty of Professional Studies Applicants must demonstrate genuine financial need, have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Apply for UFV … Read more

Still room in select Physics sections for Fall

These are great courses, and as of today, there is still room in all of them! FULL PHYS 231 – Thermodynamics – (91050) Prereqs: PHYS 112 Pre/Co-req: MATH 211 PHYS 311 – Statistical Physics  (91051) Prereqs: PHYS 231 and (one of PHYS 221 or PHYS 381) PHYS 312 – Intermediate Electromagnetism  (91052) Prereqs: PHYS 112 and … Read more

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms – Talk on Mar. 19

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms: A talk by Petra Berenbrink, Associate Professor of Computing Science at SFU Thursday, March 19 2:30 – 4:00 pm A310 on the Abbotsford UFV campus Dr. Petra Berenbrink will present several randomized graph-based algorithms. The first algorithm is a random walk process on a graph. Here we analyse the so-called cover time … Read more

Job Opportunity – Bird Studies Canada

Bird Studies Canada – British Columbia Region – BC Programs Coordinator Bird Studies Canada is seeking one highly motivated, organized and experienced individual to coordinate volunteer participation in BSC’s British Columbia office, in particular the British Columbia Coastal Waterbird and Beached Bird Surveys, the Important Bird Area program, and the Vancouver Urban Birds project. The Programs Coordinator is … Read more

Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) Coming to UFV

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) is a shared campus of the Universities of Victoria, British Columbia, Alberta, Calgary, and Simon Fraser University featuring a 3000 square metre laboratory that can support research in almost any field. BMSC has courses available to students from Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Archaeology/Anthropology, First Nations Studies, and Stats. There … Read more

Science student among those recognized at UBC Graduate Students in Nursing Research Symposium

2014 Graduate Student Symposium (May 2, 2014)- Advanced Nursing Practice, presented by the Graduate Students in Nursing Association in partnership with the UBC School of Nursing. URL: nursing.ubc.ca/Research/GradSymposium Accomplished presenters ranged from Undergraduate to Doctoral students from Langara College, University of Victoria, Seattle University, UBC, and UFV! The theme was Advancing Nursing Practice however there … Read more

Science grads: book your photo session now!

The Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are pleased to offer you priority booking and the chance to have a graduate portrait of you and your fellow grads framed together and mounted in your faculty.  This single headshot-composite photography opportunity is free! Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for … Read more

New Science program – Engineering Physics Diploma in Mechatronics

Approved for Fall 2014 Contact Email: Tim Cooper Website: ufv.ca/engineering/diploma History The UFV Diploma in Engineering Physics with a specialization in mechatronics is a new program unique to UFV, and has been approved to commence in the fall of 2014. It has been designed from the ground up with students in mind, specifically those students … Read more

GRAD CHECK – planning on graduating soon?

Science Advice Centre Are you on track? If you are in a science program, one of our Science Advisors are available for assistance. Make an appointment: Online Form scienceadvice@ufv.ca 604-557-4060