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As a biomedical engineer in UVic’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Division of Medical Sciences, Stephanie Willerth (pictured above) is making advances in a field that has huge medical potential—stem cell bioengineering. “The idea that we’re on the brink of helping people overcome so many different kinds of medical challenges is one of the most exciting aspects of my work,” she says.
| UVic Nurse Practitioner pioneer receives award|
A graduate of the University of Victoria’s first class of nurse practitioners in the School of Nursing, Lorine Scott, will be honoured with the Alumni of Excellence award at an event May 10 celebrating National Nursing Week. More»
| UVic announces 2012 Craigdarroch Awards|
A widely acclaimed poet, a world-renowned astrophysicist, an emerging leader in computerized health records, an accomplished science communicator, a gifted music-computer specialist, and an innovative historian—these are the six recipients of the University of Victoria’s 2012 Craigdarroch Research Awards. More»
| Meet the "Faces of UVic Research"|
In the newly launched “Faces of UVic Research” video series, individual researchers give a short and succinct “elevator pitch” on their work—in everyday language—that quickly gets to the heart of what they do and why it matters. More»
| Grad student shares $50,000 Donner Prize|
UVic doctoral candidate Mark D. Jarvis (public administration) has received the prestigious Donner Prize for his co-authored book Democratizing the Constitution: Reforming Responsible Government. The Donner Prize is an annual award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Jarvis and his two co-authors deliver a warning that areas within our democratic institutions seem to be failing us. More»
| Eyes wide shut for partial eclipse|
On May 20, local residents can see for themselves a partial eclipse of the sun—instead of travelling all the way to Australia for the total solar eclipse in November 2012. More»
| UVic reveals BC's past and city's history|
Coinciding with this year’s milestones of the University of Victoria’s 50th anniversary and the City of Victoria's 150th—UVic Libraries, Faculty of Humanities and Department of History will launch two new online additions to our history: the Fort Victoria Journals (1846-1850) and a digital collection of BC’s earliest maps. More»
uvic at night by Sophie Wright.
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