The Ghafourifar Lab has had a busy 2023!

The Ghafourifar Lab has had quite the busy year between working in the lab, classes, travelling and presenting at conferences. Maor Arad won the annual Undergraduate Research Excellence Award at UFV held in May this year. Manjot Benning won the first-ever UFV Alumni Association’s Outstanding Leader award and went on to represent UFV at the … Read more

UFV Today: Outstanding Student Leadership Award – Biology Major Manjot Benning

A student would have to be really outstanding to be the first-ever winner of the UFV Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Leader award.  Manjot Benning fits the bill, and then some!  She’s graduating this June with top marks in her Bachelor of Science degree program, with sights set on medical school applications in the future. She’s a … Read more

UFV Today: Governor General’s silver medal 2022: Heather Kelly discovers a passion for healing through research

Article by Gerald Narcisco, June 14, 2022 Trying to catch Heather Kelly can be a bit tricky. It seems the UFV Biology standout student and soon-to-be graduate is always on the go, spreading her knowledge and passion for scientific research with the world. Immediately after she was able to squeeze in an interview in early … Read more

Science celebrates our 2022 graduates!

A total of 2,617 students graduated this year, with over 1,600 of them attending the convocation ceremonies and crossing the stage. Graduates celebrated their achievements with their families, friends, and faculty in four ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Friends and family cheered, whooped, hollered, and even blew enthusiastically on kazoos to welcome the grads. The … Read more

Student researchers recognized at awards night

More than 25 student researchers from across the university were recognized at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards event held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre on May 31, 2022. The Faculty of Science is so very proud of the following students for their outstanding research: NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) – $6000 … Read more