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Walk of Excellence

August 26, 2015 - 

On Aug. 26, UVic unveiled the Lynda & Murray Farmer Walk of Excellence. The new showcase walkway in CARSA honours the legacy of former Chancellor Murray Farmer and his wife, Lynda, and celebrates the talent, history and accomplishments of the Vikes

Holocaust education in the 21st century

August 25, 2015 - 

What will the Holocaust mean for future generations? UVic will host a global gathering Sept. 1 to 3 to explore Holocaust education and how it can be used as a means to tackle contemporary issues of multi-cultural human rights education.

ONC embarks on 'most exciting' expedition

August 24, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is about to embark on what’s expected to be its most exciting expedition. For the first time ONC will be using two ships, exploration vessel Nautilus on its first trip to Canada, and&

Are humans unsustainable ‘super predators´?

August 20, 2015 - 

Research published in the journal Science by a team led by Dr. Chris Darimont, the Hakai-Raincoast professor of geography at UVic, reveals new insight behind widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.

UVic research and geology of Canada's west coast

August 18, 2015 - 

UVic research published in the Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences reveals new geological ages and clues about how Queen Charlotte Sound, Hecate Strait, and offshore Vancouver Island were formed.

UVic to host powerful research computing facility

July 30, 2015 - 

Thanks to new funding by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the University of Victoria has been chosen as one of four hubs across Canada for what is known as advanced research computing.

Ocean Networks Canada teams up with BC Ferries

July 30, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) recently expanded its world-class ocean observatories to include data collected from three BC Ferries.

UVic and TELUS introduce customized MBA

July 29, 2015 - 

UVic and TELUS have announced an MBA degree customized for the telecommunications company. The two-year degree, with specializations in leadership and strategy, will be offered starting in October 2015.

Island Health funding fuels UVic research

July 29, 2015 - 

Improving dementia care, stroke recovery and cancer support services are among the goals of eight newly funded projects involving UVic health researchers. Each project is receiving $15,000 from Island Health.

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.