Current faculty and staff

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UVic's Online Academic Community

Thanks to the new Online Academic Community (OAC), UVic faculty, staff and students can now create their own WordPress websites and blogs—all you need is a NetLink ID. Visit to get started.

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CARSA climbing wall

Peninsula Co-op is CARSA’s first corporate naming partner

UVic, thanks to support from its first corporate naming partner, is one step closer to fulfilling the vision for CARSA, opening in 2015. On Nov. 4, a key focal point was named: the Peninsula Co-op Climbing Wall. (Photo: UVic and Peninsula Co-op officials at the base of the newly named wall.)

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Book Sale

United to Change with the 2014 UVic United Way campaign

Show your support at these upcoming events: UVic Libraries Book Sale, Nov. 18-20 in the SUB, Winter Artisans Market, Nov. 25 and 26 in University Centre, and That Chemistry Show, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Bob Wright Centre.

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Staying behind the wheel

UVic psychologist Holly Tuokko, left, is a lead investigator in a Canada-wide study on older drivers.

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Storey and MacDonald

Two researchers named to new college

Computer scientist Peggy Storey and psychologist Stuart MacDonald are charter members of a new Royal Society of Canada college for outstanding young scholars.

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Get to know our researchers

What do our researchers and artists study and how is it relevant to our lives? Find out in a new batch of short "Faces of UVic Research" videos.

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Current faculty and staff



A Nobel-filled year for biochemistry grad

Michelle Parker rubbed shoulders with 37 Nobel laureates in one exciting experience of many during a remarkable academic career at UVic, which culminated this month with a PhD in biochemistry. UVic celebrated the completion of studies for 1,300 graduating students at Fall 2015 convocation ceremonies.

Nominations now open for 2015 VLAs

Nominations are now open for the Victoria Leadership Awards. The 2015 VLAs will be awarded at the 11th gala ceremony on Feb. 19. UVic is a founding partner of the annual program established in 2004 to showcase the accomplishments of local community heroes.