When: Oct 5, 2022
Where: K170, Abbotsford campus
Over the past year, UFV's Centre for Education and Research on Ageing (CERA) members spearheaded an initiative to achieve Age-Friendly University status. We are proud to share that UFV is now the first Age-Friendly University (AFU) in British Columbia, joining eight existing AFU Canadian universities in this growing global network of academic institutions. Celebrate this exciting achievement with us!More information
Date: Oct 18 - Nov 4, 2022
Time: 12-5pm Monday to Friday
Location: B136, S'eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery, Abbotsford campus
Hosted by the Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA), the Projections art exhibition gives a voice to children reconciling social messaging, their beliefs, and imagined futures with aging and dementia. The project explores questions arising from cross-generational beliefs surrounding aging and dementia.
Date: Thursday, October 20
Location: B101 (Abbotsford) or Zoom (registration below)
Join Dr. Amanda McCormick (UFV professor), Lisa Faria (APD Detective), SARA for Women, and Archway Community Services for an interactive panel presentation. Q&A to follow.
Community resources will also be available. Event open to all community members!Register
Date: Nov 3, 2022
Location: B158, Abbotsford campus
You're invited to join us at the Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA) closing reception for the art exhibition - Projections. Projections is a project that gives a voice to children reconciling social messaging, their beliefs, and imagined futures with aging and dementia.
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2022
TIME: 11am - 1pm
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - LIMITED SPACE
The Centre for Global Development invites you to a converstion cafe model symposium to exchange ideas and experiences on how to contribute to the decolonization of knowledge and generate action for change. Participants will also learn about innovative, community-engaged research methods.
*This is an in-person event, for UFV staff, faculty, and students, plus invited community partners only.*Register now
Faculty Publication Celebration 2021: Multi-media online showcase celebrating peer-reviewed scholarly works of UFV faculty published within the past two years.
Student Research Day 2021: Student research poster online showcase & award competition featuring 54 research projects by 80 UFV students.
Undergraduate Research Excellence (URE) Awards 2021: 32 undergraduate researchers were honoured with awards totalling $26,000. Check out the 17-minute celebration video.
COVID-19 Research Panel Presentation
Adapting to a Pandemic World: Exploring COVID-19 Research at UFV. Some of UFV's leading researchers shared their work on the diverse areas impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Satwinder Bains (Director, South Asian Studies Institute and Associate Professor, SCMS)
Mitigating the Effects of Epidemic/Pandemic Outbreaks on Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers and Farm Operations in British Columbia
Dr. Cindy Jardine (Canada Research Chair, Health and Community)
Developing travel readiness strategies for Chinese and South Asian populations in the Fraser Valley who regularly travel back to their countries of origin to visit friends and relatives
Dr. Lesley Jessiman & Dr. Andrea Hughes (Faculty Associate, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Associate Professor, Psychology)
Social Isolation & Loneliness in the Face of COVID-19: An Examination of the Outcomes & the Key Protective/Predictive Factors
Dr. Shelley Canning (Director, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Associate Professor, Nursing)
Nursing students and seniors: Using technology to maintain social connections during COVID-19
Student Research Day
UFV Student Research Day is an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to showcase their faculty-supervised research projects to the wider UFV community. The event takes place at the end of Winter semester (March-April) each year.
Students participate by designing a research poster covering their project's objectives, methodologies, and conclusions.
Posters are scored by a panel of UFV faculty researchers. Students with the top-scoring posters in roughly 11 categories receive a prize cheque in recognition of their scholarship, while all participants leave with a substantive product they can use for their CV, conferences, or other poster competitions.
Faculty Microlectures & Publication Celebration
Each Winter semester, we invite members of UFV faculty to take part in the UFV Micro-Lecture Series by presenting a "snapshot" of their research in two minutes or less. This fast-paced, engaging event is not only fun to watch — it highlights the interdisciplinary nature of UFV’s work, excites students about research, and exposes faculty to the scholarly work of colleagues in other disciplines.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the last micro-lecture event on February 26, 2020. Due to Covid-19, the next faculty micro-lectures will be held in Winter 2022.
UFV's Faculty Publication Celebration takes place after faculty micro-lectures every other year. In lieu of an in-person event for 2021, UFV professors with scholarly work published within the last two years (peer-reviewed journal articles, books or book chapters, juried exhibitions, etc.) have their work featured in an online exhibit that will remain up through Winter 2023.
Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards
Each year, Undergraduate Research Excellence (URE) Awards are presented to UFV students who have conducted high-level research as part of the UFV Work Study program, as research assistants, or for an outstanding course project. UFV Departments/Schools nominate their top research students near the end of Winter semester, while additional awards are available for the best:
Each year the Research Office hosts a workshop to answer the question "Why apply for a research grant?"
Participants receive tips on:
The Research Office is available to assist UFV faculty and students with grant writing. Please contact the Director of Research Services and Industry Engagement at Jerri-Lynne.Cameron@ufv.ca for more information, or to set up a meeting to discuss your plans to apply for a research grant.
Each September the Research Office holds a workshop specific for students who plan to apply for NSERC, SSHRC & CIHR scholarships for graduate school. The deadline for these applications is December 1 each year.
If you would like more information regarding these scholarships at any time throughout the year, please contact the Director of Research Services and Industry Engagement at Jerri-Lynne.Cameron@ufv.ca or 604-557-4044.
2019 workshop:Student Graduate Scholarship Workshop PPT
Ask questions and receive feedback before submitting your UFV sabbatical application by attending a Sabbatical Planning and Application Workshop facilitated by Dr. Garry Fehr, AVP, Research. Check the UFV Research events calendar for upcoming workshops.
Please contact your Dean's Office if you are unsure about your sabbatical eligibility. For more information or individual assistance with sabbatical applications, contact Garry.Fehr@ufv.ca.
The Research Office facilitates a yearly workshop for faculty members interested in applying for either a Research Option (RO) or Scholarly Activity (SA) release. ROSA applications are due October 31 each year.
Keep an eye on the UFV Research events calendar for our annual ROSA Workshop, hosted by the Director of Research Services and Industry Engagement. We will run through how to prepare a ROSA application and how the applications are assessed, and answer any other questions you may have. Email ROSA.email@example.com with questions or to request application assistance.
Thinking of applying for a research grant? Keep an eye on the UFV Research events calendar for our annual Grant Writing Workshops.
Participants receive tips on:
The Research Office is also available to assist UFV faculty and students with grant writing on an ongoing basis. Please contact the Director of Research Services for more information, or to set up a meeting to discuss your research grant application plans.
Scholarly Sharing Initiative
During the Fall and Winter semesters, faculty gather monthly to discuss their current scholarly work. The goal is to encourange partnerships and identify interdisciplinary opportunities. Events are sponsored with generous support by the Research Office and the College of Arts.