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

greenSPEAK Series: Coastal Scene Investigation with Dr. Shannon Bard – MAR 4 @ 2 PM, C1429

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Bard, Global Director of Innovation for Hemmera, an Ausenco Company. Her talk is entitled: “Coastal Scene Investigation: Using clues from intertidal diversity studies to solve ecotoxicological puzzles in the Salish Sea” WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM WHERE: … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: An overview on how to maintain a healthy climate and healthy soils in the Fraser Valley with Dieter Geesing

The Faculty of Science and and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present “An overview on how to maintain a healthy climate and healthy soils in the Fraser Valley ” with UFV Agriculture Instructor, Dieter Geesing. WHEN: Wednesday, MAR 27/19 TIME: 12:00 Noon WHERE: Student Union Building Biography Dieter Geesing is the soil science … Read more

Lab-grown meat is coming, whether you like it or not!

Thank you to Dr. Lucy Lee for her informative presentation on cellular agriculture as part of the Faculty of Science greenSPEAK Series. As a researcher who has been studying fish cell lines for over 35 years, she is an expert in her field. She shared her experience working with cell cultures and how this research … 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

greenSPEAK Campus Walk ‘Swamp’ Tour with Alan Reid

On Thursday, October 11th Dr. Alan Reid lead a walk around UFV’s D Building “swamp” as part of the Faculty of Science’s, greenSPEAK Series. His talk was an effort to make those of us in attendance ‘plant nerds’. We gathered at the First Nations’ spindle whorl and began our tour from there. Thank you to … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Climate Change & Global Warming with Tim Cooper NOV 15 @ 1PM

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present “Climate Change & Global Warming” with UFV Physics & Engineering Professor, Tim Cooper. WHEN: Thursday, NOV 15/18 TIME: 1 – 2 PM WHERE: B121, Abbotsford Campus Climate change and global warming are now being discussed in the media almost daily. However a … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: A guided walking tour with Alan Reid OCT 11 @ 12:30 PM

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce the upcoming 2018/2019 greenSPEAK Series! Please join Biology Professor Alan Reid for a lunchtime guided walking tour around the D Building “Swamp”. WHEN: Thursday, OCT 11th TIME: 12:30 – 1:30 PM WHERE: We will meet up at the First Nations’ spindle whorl outside on the plaza between … Read more

greenSPEAK on Oct. 26: “Air pollution: what are the impacts?”

Admission is FREE. Light refreshments will be served. Monday, October 26, 2015 Doors open at 6:30 pm, event 7-9 pm University of the Fraser Valley B 101 – Theatre, Building B 33844 King Road, Abbotsford BC “You are what you breathe,” says Dr. David Suzuki. The quality of air that we breathe into our lungs … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 19

Centre for Sustainability greenSPEAK Seminar Series in conjunction with the Department of Geography and the Environment Discovery Series present: Jorge Macias’ presentation on Exotic Invaders and forest resources of the world: a chemical ecology perspective Jorge has accrued more than 30 years in the field of forest health, forest pest management and chemical ecology, which has taken … Read more

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