When We Love Our Food So Much That It Goes Extinct – Dr. Lenore Newman

Dr. Lenore Newman, Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute and Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at UFV was recently interviewed by the National Public Radio (NPR) in the USA in advance of the publication of her next book, “Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food”. Her book is due out … Read more

Dr. Lenore Newman appointed to provincial task force ~ UFV Today

Dr. Lenore Newman, Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment and Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV, has been appointed by the government of British Columbia to a newly created Food Security Task Force. This group will explore and advise on technology and innovations aimed at strengthening the agriculture sector … Read more

Undergraduate student research opportunities overseas with Mitacs Globalink

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. All academic disciplines are welcome. Undergraduate students are eligible provided they: Have finished their second year of studies prior to departure Remain enrolled full-time during the award Have maintained a B … Read more

Jessica Barclay, 4-Year Biology Student and Christine Dalton, Biology Instructor & Researcher in the News!

Jessica Barclay, 4th year UFV Biology student and her Biology Research Professor, Christine Dalton appeared in the October 26th edition of the Vancouver Sun. As part of her undergraduate degree, Jessica has taken on an independent research project with her professor by studying the northwestern salamanders. While the local salamander population seems to be going … Read more

UFV Science Student shines at 45th annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop

4th year UFV Biology Student, Brenna Hay, presented her poster entitled “Evaluating potential cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of neonicotinoids with fish cell lines” at the 45th Annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop held in Vancouver on Monday, October 1st. The theme for this year’s workshop “Science. Application. Action.” reflects the work that each member has undertaken to maintain … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee returns from a busy, year long administrative and sabbatical leave

Dr. Lee has had a busy year travelling the world and fulfilling her administrative and research plans. READ Dr. Lee’s full summary report [PDF] Dr. Lee’s year in review in pictures September 2017 ICELAND: Dr. Lee connected with scientists in Iceland from both academia and industry.  She had the opportunity to visit the University of … Read more

Research Internship Program

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers talented students opportunities to gain experience in our cutting-edge laboratories as Research Interns. These short-term placements, usually from 2 to 6 months, give students the opportunity to gain experience in a particular  laboratory or to learn a specific technique. They work under the direction … Read more

Amazing opportunity in Churchill, Manitoba for students interested in science communication

THIS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COURSE IS A ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME ADVENTURE Secure your spot in this rare professional development opportunity. The skills and experience gained will enrich the career of any scientist, thought leader or communications professional. This week-long experience mixes the best of science communications training with immersion and hands-on experience on the subarctic tundra. You … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee invited to speak at the Austral University in Chile

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Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV returned from the Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology of the Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh) in Valdivia where she was invited for a week of activities that included a hands on workshop on cell culture. She presented “Twenty years of research with the trout … Read more