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New Canada Research Chairs

February 9, 2016 - 

University of Victoria’s five newest Canada Research Chair were announced by Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, as part of a national announcement of new chairholders across the country.


Celebrating 10 years of pioneering ocean science

February 1, 2016 - 

UVic's Ocean Networks Canada celebrates 10 years of pioneering science.


Co-op reaches 75,000 placement milestone

February 1, 2016 - 

Dynamic, hands-on learning opportunities are a pillar of the UVic student experience. Forty years after launching one of Canada’s largest co-operative education programs, UVic has reached the milestone of 75,000 co-op placements.


Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 VLAs

January 27, 2016 - 

The 2016 VLAs will be awarded Feb. 25 at the 12th annual gala, with the Lifetime Achievement award announced in advance. UVic is a founding partner of the annual awards showcasing the accomplishments of local community heroes.


Chair in Transgender Studies

January 15, 2016 - 

UVic sociologist Aaron Devor was announced Jan. 15 as the Chair in Transgender Studies—the first of its kind—with a donation of $1 million by the Tawani Foundation.


UVic Diversity Research Forum

January 6, 2016 - 

The goal of UVic's annual Diversity Research Forum is to explore and discuss how research benefits social justice. This year’s theme is “Critical Conversations: Reconciliation and Resurgence.”