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

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

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