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UVic research on Stone Age discovery

August 8, 2016 - 

New research by a team led by UVic paleoanthropologist April Nowell reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by early humans living 250,000 years ago in a former oasis in Jordan.


Scientists trek to unlock mysteries of the brain

August 3, 2016 - 

For the first time, UVic and UBCO scientists trekked to the remote Mt. Everest region of Nepal to record the brain activity of meditating Tibetan Buddhist monks in their own monasteries.
 


Optical spring detects single molecules

July 27, 2016 - 

A team of engineering researchers from the University of Victoria and the University of Rochester has developed a way to detect single molecules using a light-based technology inspired by the “whispering gallery” effect.


UVic astronomers help discover new dwarf planet

July 11, 2016 - 

 An international team of astronomers including UVic researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet orbiting in the disk of small icy worlds beyond Neptune. 


New federal funding for cancer therapies

July 11, 2016 - 

A new diagnostic test to determine whether cancer patients should respond well to a specific targeted drug therapy is the goal of a project awarded funding from Genome Canada.


NNMCC acquisition and Landscapes of Injustice

June 29, 2016 - 

Family heirlooms once owned by one of the wealthiest Japanese Canadians serve as a stark reminder of a national historical injustice and will feature prominently in the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice project.