UVic news

Check here for the latest news about UVic or follow on Twitter. If you're looking for more information or a UVic expert for a news story, please call University Communications + Marketing at 250-721-7636, Monday to Friday from 8:30-4:30.

UVic student receives national award

Navarana Smith (biology and environmental studies) has been named as one of 10 Canadian undergraduates to win a 2015 3M National Student Fellowship, celebrating outstanding student leadership. Smith is pictured here doing stream sampling at the Makerere University Field Station in Uganda. Photo: Dexter Waters.

UVic grad student takes academia underwater

University of Victoria master’s student Mike Irvine will leap into the Salish Sea to defend his thesis underwater, presenting his research on how underwater cameras and live-streaming technology will revolutionize ocean education.

Expert on alcohol policy changes

Dr. Tim Stockwell (Director, Centre for Addictions Research BC) is available to discuss the health and safety risks associated with upcoming changes (April 1) to BC liquor laws, which include increased availability and changes to the pricing of alcohol.

Music, glaciers, zombies and linguistics: Masterminds lectures return

This year’s Masterminds free public lecture series at the University of Victoria—running Wednesdays, April 8 through 29—eschews the lectern and traverses an eclectic terrain of ideas.