From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout with Dr. Lynne Quarmby

The Faculty of Science welcomed Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University, Dr. Lynne Quarmby, to our virtual greenSpeak Series on March 30, 2021. Dr. Quarmby shared her story of bringing attention to the climate crisis and her passion for science. Watermelon snow refers to red algal … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories with Dr. Lynne Quarmby – MAR 30 @1 PM

Lynne Quarmby taking photos in the Arctic. Photo courtesy Adam Laity.

Above photo courtesy of Adam Laity. The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Lynne Quarmby, Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories” From cell biology and climate science to activism and burnout, this seminar will … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents The Honourable Rosa Galvez, Canadian Senator NOV 12

The Faculty of Science is pleased to present The Honourable Rosa Galvez, independent Canadian Senator for Quebec. Rosa Galvez, originally from Peru, is one of Canada’s leading experts in pollution control and its effect on human health. She developed an interest in finding solutions to pollution and studied civil engineering. Her path led her to … 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

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

Action on Climate Change – what can we learn?

Climate Change has become the defining issue of our time. From the changing weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels, to the melting polar ice caps … what can we do to save our future? One thing is clear, it’s imperative to educate ourselves and get the facts about climate change. Education … Read more

Valley Fest presents Dr. Tim Cooper MAR 12 – Global Warming & Climate Change: An Update

Valley Fest is pleased to present “Climate Change & Global Warming: An Update” with UFV Physics & Engineering Professor, Tim Cooper. WHEN: Tuesday, March 12 TIME: 2:30 – 3:30 PM WHERE: UFV Library, Abbotsford Campus Dr. Cooper has a PhD in nuclear physics and has published 50 papers in his field. In 2003, he switched … Read more

Climate Change & Global Warming – Is it too late for us?

Thank you to Dr. Tim Cooper, UFV Physics Professor, for his thought-provoking presentation on climate change and global warming as part of the Faculty of Science greenSPEAK Series. The audience was entertained with his wit and knowledge on the subject. As a scientist and as a concerned citizen, Dr. Cooper provided the science, technology, economics … Read more

Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change MAR 30 @ 4:30 PM

UFV is pleased to present “Indigenous Knowledge and Governance in the Context of Climate Change: Latest Global Findings” with Tero Mustonen, Director, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland & Kaisu Mustonen, Researcher, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland. Date: March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm Location: UFV Aboriginal Gathering Place, Canada Education Park, Chilliwack [highlight]Everyone is welcome to attend![/highlight] As the impacts … Read more