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

2014 BSc Graduate, Genevieve St. Martin … Where is she now?

Genevieve graduated from UFV in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. Her UFV Biology honours research project “Preparing Nurses for Genetic Medicine: Integration of a Brief Education Session in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum” was submitted to the HEALIO Journal of Nursing Education and was published March 2017. She completed her … Read more

Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb off to London, UK this summer!

On March 29th our shortlisted candidates presented their research topic of choice to a large audience including the Faculty of Science selection panel. All 3 presentations were spectacular which made for a difficult decision for our panel! We are excited to announce that Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb were selected to represent UFV at the … Read more

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference April 22, 2017

The 42nd Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC) will take place on April 22, 2017 at Santa Clara University in California. This one day Conference is for undergraduate biology, biochemistry and bio-engineering researchers and their faculty mentors. > Abstract Submissions due by March 17, 2016 > Registration will close on April 14, … Read more

UFV welcomes chemistry students from Sardis Secondary School

The Chemistry department at UFV welcomed 28 students in the honours grade 11 chemistry class from Sardis Secondary School on Friday, October 7, 2016. They were given the grand tour of our Chilliwack campus at CEP by Shawna Dyck, Chemistry/Biology Lab Technician. Following the tour, the students used our Vernier equipment to discover the melting … Read more

2014 UFV Graduate, Tiffany Turner … Where is she now?

Tiffany graduated from UFV in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Biology and Psychology. She is currently studying at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Her hands-on lab work experience at UFV gave her the confidence she needed to tackle her research she is involved with now. “I … Read more

Alida Janmaat and Chris Hinz present at the Invertebrate Pathology Congress in Tours, France

July 2016 was an exciting month for Biology Professor Alida Janmaat and Biology Student Chris Hinz. They attended the 49th Annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology held in Tours, Loire Valley, France. Chris presented their poster: Does Agriotes obscurus avoid the fungal entomopathogen, Metarhizium brunneum? ABSTRACT: Fungal entomopathogens can greatly reduce the fitness … Read more

UFV GATE Students and International Guests Sampling Fraser River as part of the Global Rivers Observatory Project

On Tuesday June 28, 2016, Steven Marsh and research students (current and former) met Senior Scientist Dr. Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink and guests at the rowing dock at Fort Langley to conduct their bi-monthly sampling of the Fraser River.  The guests included Carol Mayer (Curator Africa/Pacific of Enthnology/Ceramics), Skooker Broome (Manager Design, Museum of Anthropology, UBC), April … Read more

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