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Trilogy of climate change courses now available

October 28, 2014 - 

Pacific Institute for Climate Solution launches a new animated and interactive course in its popular PICS Climate Insights 101 educational series, which tackles climate change causes, mitigation, and as of today, adaptation.


Without global policy, BC LNG won't help climate

October 27, 2014 - 

British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy won’t help the problem of global climate change in the absence of stronger policies internationally that limit carbon pollution, new resea


October 24, 2014 - 

A B.C. university degree is a proven path to employment and a good investment in the future says a new report released today by B.C.’s six research universities, which tracks the outcomes of the graduating class of 2008.


October 22, 2014 - 

The University of Victoria is launching a comprehensive strategy to support and care for the mental health and well-being of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.


October 6, 2014 - 

A new national consortium to support and strengthen Indigenous economic development across Canada was announced today at the University of Victoria.


September 30, 2014 - 

A new study by UVic's Centre for Addictions Research of BC shows that a simple, internationally tested method of “standard drink” labelling is an essential tool for those who wish to stay within drinking guidelines.


September 25, 2014 - 

A newly published study from the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) confirms that moderate drinkers have an increased risk of breast cancer. The study shows that consuming an average of up to two drinks a day is


September 18, 2014 - 

A fine-art reproduction of the only handwritten illuminated bible created since the advent of the printing press in the 15th century is being officially presented to the University of Victoria in a public event at St. Andrews Cathedral, Sept. 20.


September 17, 2014 - 

Two UVic researchers—a psychologist and a computer scientist—are charter members of a new national “college” for outstanding young scholars.


September 16, 2014 - 

A study for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, co-authored by researchers at UVic and SFU, has found that a disproportionate number of people chronically staying in Victoria’s emergency shelters are seniors.


September 16, 2014 - 

The University of Victoria will present three honorary degrees for outstanding achievements in public health, journalism and community-based leadership when it conducts its fall convocation ceremonies on Nov. 10 and 12.


September 11, 2014 - 

Negotiators with the Professional Employees Association (PEA) and the University of Victoria have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract.


September 9, 2014 - 

Two UVic scholars have joined the ranks of Canada's academic elite. Historian Eric Sager and poet Tim Lilburn have been elected as fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their remarkable contributions to their field and to public life.