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UVic awarded $12.5 million in research funding

June 24, 2016 - 

University of Victoria researchers working in areas of critical importance to the Canadian clean energy sector in smart technology and in big data science are among projects awarded federal funding this week. 

Olympian, Indigenous leaders to get UVic honours

June 2, 2016 - 

Four Indigenous leaders and one of Canada’s most successful Olympic athletes will receive honorary degrees from the University of Victoria during spring convocation ceremonies the week of June 13. 

UVic chemist gets funding to study Zika virus

May 26, 2016 - 

Two promising University of Victoria projects to help prevent spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus have been given a funding boost.

UVic expands, enhances incubator services

May 11, 2016 - 

University of Victoria entrepreneurs will get additional vital support and mentorship through the relaunch of its Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs, made possible through $450,000 in funding from Coast Capital Savings Credit Union.

New sexualized violence policy to be developed

April 28, 2016 - 

UVic will begin consultations in May to develop a separate policy on sexualized violence that will build on current policies and practices and reinforce the university’s commitment to a safe campus where sexualized violence is unacceptable.