Faculty of Science came together to celebrate our 2020 Graduates!

Each year the science faculty and staff  look forward to celebrating with our graduates at convocation. 2020 has proven to be a little challenging and threw a wrench into our plans! However, pandemic or not, we were determined to celebrate with our grads! On Thursday, June 18th a Zoom celebration was held with our grads. … Read more

Congratulations BSc Graduate, Aisa Dobie, recipient of the 2020 Dean of Science Medal of Excellence

Congratulations to Aisa Dobie, the recipient of the 2020 Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal of Excellence. Aisa has been on the Dean’s list every year and achieved an overall GPA of 4.07. The Dean’s medal is awarded not only for academic achievements but also for leadership and participation in the life of the University. She … Read more

Fraser Valley Region shines at the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair!

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following students from the Fraser Valley Region for participating in the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair held on June 17, 2020. They joined over 190 students from across BC where they received mentor feedback while competing for awards and prizes that were graciously donated by regional … Read more

UFV Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards 2020

The University of the Fraser Valley was excited to present 40 of our most curious students with research awards totaling over $24,000. These students were nominated by their faculty supervisors for extraordinary research work, either as part of the UFV work study program, as research assistants, or for an outstanding research project as part of … Read more

UFV’s Faculty of Science Magazine is live! Check out what we’ve been up to this year!

We are excited to announce the launch of our first issue of the Faculty of Science magazine. Thank you to all of our faculty and staff who collaborated to make this happen. A special thanks to Dr. Carin Bondar for turning Dr. Lucy Lee‘s vision into reality! Our annual magazine highlights the amazing science that … Read more

New Course for Summer 2020! BIO 420 II – Methods in Science Communication

Introducing BIO420: Methods in Science Communication. This brand-new 3 credit course students will gain a significant understanding of the methodologies for effectively communicating science on various media platforms. In today’s world of pseudoscience and misinformation online, a great need exists for bona fide scientists to ramp up their skills of charismatic storytelling. This course will … Read more

Climate Change … The Song

The much anticipated UFV Climate Change music-video was released on April 22 to kick off  Earth Day. The video, directed by our own Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV Biology Adjunct Professor and Faculty of Science Communicator, wanted to raise awareness about our day to day habits around carbon consumption. Welcome to a true labor of love … Read more

Vote for your favourite project at CityStudio Abbotsford Hubbub by APR 30

Abbotsford CityStudio Hubbub is an interactive project showcase which takes place twice a year and brings together UFV students to share their projects, findings and recommendations with city staff, peers, faculty and engaged community members. CityStudio is testing out new methods of collaboration in Experiential Learning by moving Hubbub on-line. Between April 15 – 30, … Read more

Faculty Micro-lectures 2020

A group of UFV Faculty Researchers took to the stage one after the other, in rapid succession, for two minutes each to speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research at the Faculty Micro-lectures event held on February 26. The Faculty of Science was thrilled to have a few of our faculty members … Read more

Public Perception of Science with Dr. Adam Ruben

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Dr. Adam Ruben, Comedian, Writer, TV Host and yes, Molecular Biologist, as part of the UFV Science Dean’s Seminar Series on February 11, 2020. His informative yet humorous talk focused on controversies over experiments and research findings which affects the way the public views science and scientists. He … Read more

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