UFV Science News
2013 - Science Alumni wins Award - Caring and computer systems savvy lead to 2013 UFV Distinguished Alumni award for Stu Chahal
2013 - Science Alumni wins Award - Young Distinguished Alumni winner Evan Wiens exhibits altruism through dentistry
2013 greenSPEAK Seminar Series - Centre for Sustainability
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:30 in Room B101 - Nichole Marples - "From Awareness to Action"
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Tom Baumann and Eric Gerbrandt
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - Carrie Baron speaks on the rising sea level
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Dr. Trevor Carolan "Talking Dirty, Talking Green: Confronting the New Academic anti-Environmentalism"
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Sam Thomas - "How green is UFV?"
September 19, 2013 - Discoveries Speaker Series - Dr. Lucy Lee speaks on "Potential contributions of non-mammalian cell lines to biotchnological advancements in agriculture and environmental sustainability."
September 16, 2013 - Canada-Wide Science Rally - MONDAY, Sept 16 - Meet on the Green at the Abbotsford Campus at noon!
August 13, 2013 - UFV computing student having a fruitful summer at BlackBerry
summer, many people enjoy the bounteous crops of seasonal fruits, including blackberries.
Richard Nair is enjoying a different type of BlackBerry, as he completes his fourth consecutive cooperative education work term with the technology company BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion), producers of smartphones, tablets and mobile services.
Nair’s dream was to come to North America from his native Mumbai, India, to launch his career in information technology, and the University of the Fraser Valley helped him get there. ...read more
June 7, 2013 - Sharing research with students brings joy to UFV chemist
In recognition of his dedication to research, his mentorship of many UFV students, and his international reputation in the field of computational chemistry and molecular modeling, Weinberg has been named the 2013 recipient of the UFV Research Excellence award.
“I like teaching in a classroom setting but this a completely different experience. Some students are rather timid coming into the research lab because they haven’t done research before. Eradicating their fear, teaching them to form their own opinions and to defend these opinions, even if they disagree with mine, is very satisfying.” ...read more
June 4, 2013 - Penny Park’s mission to enhance science awareness nets honorary degree from UFV
As a child, Park wanted to be either a journalist or veterinarian. After studying linguistics at the University of New Brunswick (and taking a turn at the university’s radio station), the world of cats and dogs kept calling, so she headed to the University of Guelph, graduating with a BSc (honours) in biology.
But instead caring for animals, Park’s passions were put to good use as producer and senior producer with Quirks and Quarks, the award-winning weekly science program on CBC Radio.
Following that, she worked for the Discovery Channel, helping develop the show Daily Planet, the world’s first nightly TV magazine show about science and technology. ...read more
June 2013 - Inaugural Science AAAwards
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May 11, 2013 - Science Rendezvous
April 5, 2013 - BC Research Day
April 5, 2013 - BIG BANG! 2013 - 5 - 11pm - AfterMath
April 2 - 5, 2013 - Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair
March 12, 2013 - UFV greenSPEAK lecture series - PipeUP, a group opposed to pipeline expansion.
March 12, 2013 - Educating the Heart - Victor Chan speaks on the role of peace in education.
March 12, 2013 - Rex Weyler - Rex was cofounder of Greenpeace and will be speaking on the state of the Earth and whether any progress has been made in the last 50 years.
March 26, 2013 - Science Career Night
March 26, 2013 - UFV greenSPEAK lecture series - Doreen Dvall on GMOs and their effects on our food system and food security from her perspective.
March 20, 2013 - UFV Student Research Day
March 11, 2013 - Research Lecture Series - Stan Manu speaks on the "Roles of Language(s) in Bilingual Students' Understanding of Mathematics"
March 1, 2013 - Youth Science Forum 2013 - London, UK - One science student to be selected to attend.
February 26, 2013 - UFV greenSPEAK lecture series -Students for Sustainability are taking the main stage to talk about the revitalization of this students association.
February 26, 2013 - AfterMath - Join Students at for Sustainability and come watch "Tapped" - a documentary that "looks into the unregulated and unseen world of an industry that aims to privatize and sell back the one resource that ought never to become a commodity: our water"
February 21, 2013 - Geography department Discoveries Speaker Series presents Dr. Brian Sherrod - (UFV Today email)
February 19, 2013 - UFV greenSPEAK lecture series - Lucy Lee speaks on the Sapphire Project in Which UFV is involved. "Tracking the Space Waste"
February 12, 2013 - Consul General of Brazil visits Science Without Borders students at UFV
February 9, 2013 - National Sweater Day at UFV — energy conservation in action
January 30, 2013 - Chemist Noham Weinberg to speak on molecular modeling in University Lecture Series
January 30, 2013 - UFV greenSPEAK lecture series focuses on environmental issues
November 6, 2012 - Feed your head with noon-hour microlectures at UFV Nov 14
August 28, 2012 - UFV and NASA collaborate on research project
August 16, 2012 - Aluminations — Keeping in Touch
August 14, 2012 - Mystery particle leads UFV student to London
August 9, 2012 - UFV grad follows a dream from South America to Canada, from Engineering to CIS
August 8, 2012 - UFV students to study biodiversity in Ecuador
August 8, 2012 - Lucy Lee joins UFV August 8, 2012
July 11, 2012 - Art student turned UFV science major honoured with Canadian award
July 3, 2012 - UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate
June 18, 2012 - More than 2,000 graduate from UFV at Convocation 2012
June 13, 2012 - Olav Lian winner of the inaugural UFV Research Excellence award
May 10, 2012 - Young mathematicians compete at UFV math contest
April 2, 2012 - Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair
March 23, 2012 - Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair returns to UFV