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UVic aerospace centre gets funding boost

July 23, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria’s Centre for Aerospace Research (CfAR) has received new funding from Western Economic Diversification, providing resources for continued development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

How BC can gain ultra energy-efficient buildings

July 23, 2015 - 

New research demonstrates that ultra energy-efficient, “net-zero” buildings are within BC’s reach if stronger policies that encourage energy conservation and renewable energy are put into place.

Preliminary data points to oldest human footprints

June 23, 2015 - 

Twelve footprints were discovered by two UVic researchers, in April on Calvert Island on BC’s central coast, and preliminary findings indicate these footprints might be 13,200 years old.

Gustavson: Most-trusted companies in Canada

June 23, 2015 - 

The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has launched its first national, in-depth analysis of which corporate and product brands are most trusted by Canadians.

Trudeau Scholar examines youth and empathy

June 9, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria’s Rebeccah Nelems is investigating empathy and youth as part of a prestigious three-year scholarship announced from the Trudeau Foundation. She is one of only 16 Canadian doctoral students receiving a $180,000 award.

Spring convocation: chancellor's installation

June 4, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria's Spring Convocation June 8 to 12 includes chancellor's installation, nearly 3,700 grads and four honorary degrees.

New app for collecting ocean data

June 2, 2015 - 

Ocean Networks Canada at the University of Victoria and the Pacific Salmon Foundation are teaming up with citizen scientists to increase the quality and range of oceanographic data being collected through a new mobile app called Community Fishers.

Funding boosts major science at UVic

June 1, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria’s leadership and participation in several national and international big science projects has got a huge shot in the arm with the injection of $14.8 million in new funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)