Faculty of Science – Class of 2022 Celebration Wall

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! You are invited to celebrate UFV’s Convocation ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre, located at the edge of the Abbotsford campus. The Faculty of Science ceremony is being held on Tuesday, June 14 starting at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will also be live-streamed here: https://www.ufv.ca/convocation/event-day/live-stream/ so you can cheer on … Read more

UFV receives $90K in scholarship funding for STEM

On the tail of the announcement of the new $70-million student housing project announced for UFV, the provincial government has now awarded UFV with $90,000 in scholarship funding! The announced was made on May 24 as part of $3.75 million being divided among 10 post-secondary institutions across the province. These scholarships are merit-based and research-focused … Read more

In the news … Stewart Fuoco, UFV Agriculture Student Association President assists with launch of community garden in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Bowls of Hope opens community garden with communal and private plots: Garden important for food sovereignty and for people to have access to grow own food, says Cindy Waters Article written by JENNA HAUCK, Chilliwack Progress May. 27, 2022 A new community garden project in Chilliwack will help feed hungry families and give folks … Read more

Dr. Renee Prasad in the Vancouver Sun! Is it safe to eat food grown after BC fields flooded?

Is it safe to eat food grown after B.C. fields flooded? Soil tests show “the integrity of the agricultural food supply production for (Sumas Prairie) remains strong.” Article written by Glenda Luymes Published date: May 29, 2022 Renee Prasad spends hours on her hands and knees in the dirt, looking at bugs. As floodwater saturated … Read more

Congratulations to our 2022 Faculty of Science AAA Award Recipients!

Each year the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads decide the recipients of these awards. They were announced at our final Faculty Council meeting of the year. Mariano Mapili (SLUEC) and Sandra Gillespie (Biology) – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors Dr. Mapili was appointed at the rank … Read more

Check out our 2nd Edition of our Science Magazine! Yes, science does rock!

We are excited to announce the release of our second issue of the Faculty of Science magazine. Thank you to everyone who helped us pull this together. It’s wonderful to highlight the amazing science that takes place here at UFV and the people who are doing it! Enjoy! ISSUE #1 – 2019-2020 ISSUE #2 – … Read more

Science Rocks! receives $3,000 grant from the Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) Smart and Caring Grants for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 11, 2022 Denise Thandi, ACF Committee Chair and member of the ACF board of directors, presented Dr. Robin Endelman, Science Rocks Coordinator, and Devon Bailey, Senior Advancement Officer with … Read more

Team Fraser Valley takes Gold at the 2022 Canada-Wide Science Fair!

Congratulations to our Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Team, Grace Yu and Akira Yoshiyama, Grade 11 students from Meadowridge Secondary School in Maple Ridge, who won the Senior Gold Medal of Excellence at the virtual Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) held this week from Fredericton, NB. Their project, “On the Generative Design of Airfoils” also … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. James Bedard, UFV Research Excellence Award Winner!

Research Excellence 2022: UFV the perfect fit for professor seeking balance between teaching and research by Anne Russell, UFV Today – May 15, 2022 For Dr. James Bedard, the 2022 winner of the Research Excellence award at UFV, a faculty posting in the biology department turned out to be the perfect fit. His mentor during … Read more

And it’s a wrap! The final Science Rocks! Days held at CEP on April 30

On Saturday we welcomed 24 budding scientists to our Chilliwack Campus to attend the final Science Rocks! Days camp. Campers discovered what makes a mad scientist during this jam packed STEAM day! They created a density tower, played music using a water xylophone, and even coded their very own dance moves! We were thrilled to … Read more