Eryn Braley, 2019 BSc graduate and NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador

Eryn began her studies at UFV in 2014 and graduated with Distinction with a BSc in Biology in 2019. After graduation she received the NSERC Indigenous Student Ambassador Award. As an Ambassador she visits Indigenous communities and schools and shares her experience studying science in order to promote interest and participation of Indigenous youth. She … Read more

What’s next for our rockstar team?

The team of Sarah Choi and Neelah Hassanzadeh continue to shine! After returning from the Canada Wide Science Fair in May, the NSERC Young Innovators were presented with the Association of Professional Biology Award for 2019. This award is presented to the British Columbia student(s) who achieve the highest standing at the Canada-Wide Science Fair … Read more

Volunteer research assistants needed for fall 2019

Dr. Lucy Lee, UFV’s Dean of Science is hiring for the position of volunteer research assistants in her cell culture lab on campus for this fall. This is a volunteer position with flexible hours (approximately 2-3 hours a week). You will be assisting in a research project that is looking at the biological effects of … Read more

Biology students return from the 2019 In Vitro Biology Meeting with awards in hand!

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science and research students Brenna Hay, Petra Dueck Lee, and Arianne Qanbery attended the In Vitro Biology Conference held in Tampa, Florida this month. This international conference hosted by The Society for In Vitro Biology focused on current trends and cutting edge topics in plant and animal … Read more

UFV students shine at the 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE 2019) was held in Quebec City June 3-7, 2019. This annual gathering continues to be Canada’s premier conference for chemistry and the chemical sciences. Nine UFV Chemistry students accompanied by two of their supervisors, Professors Linus Chiang and Golfam Ghafourifar, joined 32 other participating countries in poster … Read more

Registration open for the UFV Student Research Day MAR 26/19

Register for the Student Micro-lectures by March 18! Micro-Lectures March 26, 2019 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Micro lectures in Evered Hall South, Student Union Building (SUB), Abbotsford campus. Take the stage and share your research experiences in a high-speed 2-minute lecture. UFV Students only. Poster Presentations and Judging March 26, 2019 (Register by March … Read more

Biology students win 1st place for their CityStudio projects!

On December 4, UFV students shared their CityStudio projects, findings, and recommendations with the City of Abbotsford staff, peers, faculty, and community members. Congratulations to the following BIO 310 Biology students, supervised by Dr. Sharon Gillies, who were awarded 1st Place at the event!! Increasing Wetland Biodiversity at Mill Lake Park through Habitat Restoration and … Read more

Science Students Shine at the 2018 Student Research Day!

Students brought their learning to life on Thursday, April 5 at the annual Student Research Day event hosted by the Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies department. The event included a two-minute micro-lecture challenge, where students shared the results of their research in a fast-pace format, followed by a poster fair and research awards. Asking questions, … Read more

Register today for UFV Student Research Day! APRIL 5/18

UFV Student Research Day Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:30 – 12:30 pm Micro-lectures (Spirit Bear Cafe, A219 Abbotsford Campus) 12:20 – 2:30 pm Poster Presentations (University House, F124 and F125 Abbotsford Campus) 3:00 pm Awards Ceremony (F125) [box]Micro-Lectures[/box] 11:30 am – Micro lectures in the Spirit Bear Café, A Building, Abbotsford campus. Take the stage … Read more

Entomological Society of BC AGM will be held at UFV on OCT 13/17 Register

The Annual General Meeting of the Entomological Society of BC will be held at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford on Friday, October 13th, 2017. The Symposium will be held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. The Entomological Society of British Columbia’s Annual General Meeting Symposium this year is: “Biological Control: … Read more

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