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

Are you a science student interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK this summer with all expenses paid? Join us for the LIYSF Info Session JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM B121

UFV will be sending one Science student to London, England all expenses paid, to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July  29 to August 12, 2020. INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM – Room B121 Guest speaker, Isabelle St-Martin will be sharing her experience from last year’s science forum. I … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents TV Host, Comedian, Molecular Biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben – FEB 11 @ 3PM, B101

Please join the Faculty of Science in welcoming TV Host, writer, comedian, and molecular biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben, for an entertaining examination of the public’s perception of science. In February 1997, Dr. Ian Wilmut announced that he had cloned a sheep, and everyone went nuts. We all form opinions about science, but what happens when … Read more

Let’s Talk Science at UFV is full steam ahead!

UFV’s Let’s Talk Science Outreach Program has been very busy and there are no signs of slowing down! Let’s Talk Science Coordinator, Emily Ell, and her team have managed to reach over 340 youths this semester. They have been invited to schools across the Fraser Valley and hosted workshops at both the Chilliwack and Sardis … Read more

Science Fair season is just around the corner! Where do I start?

Science Fair BC interviewed participants at a regional science fair earlier this year, and they surprised them with some of their answers! Hear from them directly in the mini-series on why they participated in science fair, what they gained from their experience, their advice for students who are new to science fair, and more! Resources … Read more

Eryn Braley, 2019 BSc graduate and NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador

Eryn began her studies at UFV in 2014 and graduated with Distinction with a BSc in Biology in 2019. After graduation she received the NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador Award. As an Ambassador she visits Indigenous communities and schools and shares her experience studying science in order to promote interest and participation of Indigenous youth. She … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee and Eryn Braley attend the 2019 Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop in Quebec City

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and 2019 UFV BSc Graduate and UFV Biology Lab Technician, Eryn Braley, attended the 46th annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) held in Quebec City this week. The CEW is Canada’s predominant annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines. It provides the opportunity … Read more

Prizes, pizza, music … oh my! Science Social 2019

Thank you to all the students, faculty and staff who made it out to the 12th Annual Science Social on September 26th. Students were able to check out the Science Clubs and Associations while enjoying some pizza, prizes and visiting with classmates and faculty. Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations who were on … Read more

Hope in a Time of Change: A conversation about our climate

On Wednesday, September 25th the Chilliwack Cultural Centre hosted a community conversation on climate change. Dr. Carin Bondar, UFV’s Faculty of Science Communicator, ‘Biologist with a Twist,’ writer, filmmaker, and host of Outrageous Acts of Science on the Discovery Channel emceed the event. The panel featured local experts who shared their knowledge about how climate … Read more

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