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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)

How to get energy efficiency BC buildings, faster

May 26, 2015 - 

BC could significantly speed up progress on achieving energy-efficient buildings and homes by adopting the more stringent approaches used by the “green leader” states of California and Massachusetts, according to new PICS research.

Rankings confirm broad impact of UVic Research

May 25, 2015 - 

In the prestigious Leiden rankings,  UVic places third in Canada for overall scientific impact and first in the country in two fields—mathematics and computer science, and physical sciences and engineering.

Franklin Expedition

May 25, 2015 - 

On June 4, on the 170th anniversary of the first full day at sea of the British mission, UVic will officially launch the 13th website in the award-winning Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History.

2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur: David Foster

May 21, 2015 - 

Businessman, music producer and philanthropist David Foster will be honoured in his hometown of Victoria, BC, on May 28 as the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year.

How to motivate people to take climate action

May 14, 2015 - 

A special report analyzing what works—and what doesn’t—for motivating people to take action on climate change has been released today by the University of Victoria-led Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).

Funding boost for CanAssist

May 12, 2015 - 

The BC Ministry of Health recently announced $3 million in funding for UVic's CanAssist program that will go towards development of new and innovative technologies to benefit thousands of British Columbians with disabilities.