Welcome to our new Faculty of Science faculty!

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our new full time hires! Although some of their faces are familiar, they bring with them many years of expertise! Department of Agriculture Technology Dr. Lauren Erland Director Berry Horticulture Research Lauren joins us as Director, Berry Horticulture Research. Lauren’s research has brought her to many parts … Read more

UFV Science Student, Ken Ku featured in UFV Today

Ken Ku, 4th-year science student featured in a recent article in UFV Today. Ken Ku’s journey: from photography to formaldehyde Ken Ku is set to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree (biology honours, chemistry minor) but that’s not where university started for him. While Ken had a strong focus on science in high school, … Read more

Chemistry Grads! Entry Level Technician at Worker Bee Honey – Full or Part-time

Worker Bee Honey, the largest beekeeping operation in BC, is setting up an analytical lab to analyze honey samples collected around North America. Currently, a Bruker 400 MHz NMR Food Screener is on site with plans for also setting up quantitative PCR pollen analysis. In addition, collaborations with groups using Raman spectrometry and mass spectrometry … Read more

UFV students shine at the 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE 2019) was held in Quebec City June 3-7, 2019. This annual gathering continues to be Canada’s premier conference for chemistry and the chemical sciences. Nine UFV Chemistry students accompanied by two of their supervisors, Professors Linus Chiang and Golfam Ghafourifar, joined 32 other participating countries in poster … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Dr. James Inkster from the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School – JUNE 6 @ 10:30 AM, D215

The Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome Dr. James Inkster, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology from Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as part of our Dean’s Seminar Series. “Looking inside the body without a knife: Developing novel probes for medical imaging – the case for 18F-labelled Rhodamines” WHEN: Thursday, June 6th TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 AM WHERE: D215, … Read more

Students from South Poplar Elementary School, Abbotsford visit UFV!

On April 25th students from South Poplar Elementary School had the opportunity to hang out at UFV for the afternoon. They enjoyed pizza lunch in the cafeteria and then headed to the Chemistry lab for demonstrations with Dr. Cory Beshara, Chemistry Department Head, with some help from Pedro Montoya-Pelaez and Aileen Ablog.

Book signing with Aileen Ablog – March 16, 2019 at Coles Bookstore, Chilliwack

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that UFV Chemistry Lab Tech, Aileen Ablog, will be doing a book signing on her cookbook “Ketogenic Pressure Cooker – 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Nutrient-Packed Low-Carb Meals”. WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2019 WHERE: Coles Bookstore, Cottonwood Mall, 45585 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack TIME: 11:00 AM … Read more

Entry Level Analytical Laboratory Technician Needed

Worker Bee Honey, the largest beekeeping operation in BC, is setting up an analytical lab to analyze honey samples collected around North America. Currently, a Bruker 400 MHz NMR Food Screener is on site with plans for also setting up quantitative PCR pollen analysis. In addition, collaborations with groups using Raman spectrometry and mass spectrometry … Read more