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UFV Curator

Teresa Carlson is Curator at UFV. Current projects include engaging and collaborating with Stó:lō to document and present aspects of traditional and contemporary ways of knowing.

Teresa aims to assist with reconciliation efforts at UFV by supporting decolonization and Indigenization of the academy. Most of all, she hopes her work will contribute to the reclamation and repatriation of Indigenous knowledge by the Stó:lō.


Research Excellence Award

The Board of Governors and the Senate recognize academic excellence in research, teaching, and other scholarly activities that support student learning and enrich educational programs at UFV.

The Research Excellence Award is presented each year to a UFV faculty member whose research has demonstrated innovation, mentorship, academic impact and an interface of teaching and research.

For information regarding award nominations, please email

Meet UFV's REA winners

UFV Research Chairs

The University of the Fraser Valley is excited to hold two Canada Research Chairs, a UFV Research Chair, and a UFV BC Regional Innovation Chair. The Canada Research Chairs program invests in attracting and retaining some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in their fields.

Meet UFV's Research Chairs

“When you get to talk to the people you’re working with and they tell you how they’ve been impacted, it’s just the best feeling to know you made a difference. Seeing how you can take your breadth of knowledge, share it with someone else, then see the impact on their life is definitely a huge highlight!”

  • – Alicia Dyck
  •    Global Development Studies (GDS)

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