Chemists Do Cook Under Pressure!

UFV Lab Technician Aileen Ablog is jumping into the Ketogenic Pressure Cooker with both feet and staying healthy! The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Aileen’s new book “Ketogenic Pressure Cooker: 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Nutrient-Packed Low Carb Meals” has been published! This is the first book to combine the … Read more

Miranda Louwerse, BSc – Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal Recipient 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Louwerse, this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal. Miranda is an outstanding student in Chemistry and Mathematics. She not only met the required criteria for the Dean’s medal, she surpassed it! She is a true leader and ambassador not only of the Faculty of Science but the University community … Read more

Governor General’s Silver Medal: Darryl Wilson beat the odds to become UFV’s top undergrad student

Article written by Darren McDonald [UFV Today] – June 5, 2017 At age 16, Darryl Wilson was preparing to live on his own. Now 26, he’s one of UFV’s top students. Imagine what’s next. A decade ago Wilson found himself on a Youth Agreement, a provincial government program for kids that otherwise don’t make it … Read more

UFV hosts the Provincial Chemistry Articulation May 5/17

On May 5, 2017 Dr. David Fenske, UFV Chemistry Department Head, will be hosting this year’s Provincial Chemistry Articulation. Chemistry department heads from across British Columbia will be joining John Fitzgibbon, Director, Transfer and Articulation, BCCAT and Barb McKinley, Representative of the Ministry of Education Science Curriculum Committee. Articulation committee meetings foster collaborative and collegial … Read more

Students from Eugene Reimer Middle School visit UFV!

February 15th turned out to be quite the exciting day for the students from the Eugene Reimer Middle School. They spent the afternoon with some of our top notch Science faculty, staff and students touring the laboratories. 4th year BSc student, Rebecca Robertson, steered the students to each of the labs that were ready to … Read more

It’s holiday time in the Chemis’tree’ Department!

OH Chemistree … OH Chemistree … Be sure to check out the amazing holiday display located across from Room A388. This festive window display was put together by some of our talented chemistry staff! The radiant “beaker tree” stands among beautiful crystal made snowflakes and an abundance of holiday cheer! Happy Holidays!       … Read more

Work-Study Position in Chemistry W2017

We are looking for a student to prepare a number of short first year laboratory technique videos; these videos will be included in our online courses.  The position will be available for the Winter 2017 semester. List of tasks to be performed: Mastery of chemical techniques Script-writing Video recording Video editing Qualifications: Completion of UFV … Read more

Our Chemists are getting into the spirit of Halloween!

Halloween is upon us and our UFV Chemists aim to please! Be sure to stop by their cabinet display across from Room A388 and check it out! BUT when you do, be very careful and watch your back … Frankenstein might be watching you! [typography font=”Creepster” size=”35″ size_format=”px” color=”#ff8000″]Have a Spooktacular Halloween [/typography] Department of … Read more

Guest Speaker, Dr. David Sivak, Biophysicist to visit UFV October 31st

Please join the Physics Student Association in welcoming Biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. Dr. Sivak will be speaking about his research on molecular-level thermodynamic interactions. UFV Physics, Chemistry and Biology students will find his research quite fascinating! When: Monday, October 31, 2016 4:30 – 5:30 pm Where: B121 Abbotsford Campus FREE FOOD! … Read more

2014 UFV BSc Graduate Andrew Alexander … Where is he now?

Andrew began his studies at UFV in 2010 and graduated with a BSc honours in biology with a chemistry minor in 2014. In his first year at UFV, he was recognized for his outstanding achievement as a 1st year BSc student. He continued to excel academically over the years and received several other scholarships. He … Read more