Congratulations to Dr. James Bedard, UFV Research Excellence Award Winner!

Research Excellence 2022: UFV the perfect fit for professor seeking balance between teaching and research by Anne Russell, UFV Today – May 15, 2022 For Dr. James Bedard, the 2022 winner of the Research Excellence award at UFV, a faculty posting in the biology department turned out to be the perfect fit. His mentor during … Read more

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program – Application deadline MAR 1

Are you a UFV undergraduate Natural Sciences or Engineering student? Would you like the opportunity to be paid to do research? NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program (USRA) provides an award for undergraduate students in the natural sciences and engineering areas of study to engage in research over a 14-to-16-week period over the 2022 summer … Read more

Interview with Dr. Sharon Gillies, Biology Professor – The Cascade

Dr. Sharon Gillies, Associate Professor from Biology  was recently interviewed by Chandy Dancey, staff writer from the Cascade. Dancey, who not only is the staff writer, Arts editor, and Managing Editor for the Cascade is also finishing off her BSc degree with a biology major/chemistry minor here at UFV. Gillies talks about her research, becoming … Read more

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