Current faculty and staff

Media tour CARSA in hardhats

CARSA in the news

Local media took part in a tour of UVic's Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities on Aug. 6 for a sneak peek inside the new facility. CARSA opens in spring 2015.

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Science Venture kids

Summer at UVic

Lazy days of summer? Don't be so sure! There's a lot more going on at UVic in the summer than you might think.

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Dr. Ben Koop at his computer

International project maps salmon genome

UVic biologist Ben Koop was co-leader of an international consortium that recently announced it has fully mapped the Atlantic salmon genome. Photo: Diana Nethercott.

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Microbiologists Barry Duplantis and Francis Nano in the lab

"Frosty genes" technology awarded US patent

A US patent has been awarded to a new technology developed by microbiologists Barry Duplantis, left, and Francis Nano. The technology can be applied to vaccines for almost any bacterial disease.

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Tanaka with a research subject

Face value

Psychologist Jim Tanaka and his team at UVic's Centre for Autism Research Technology and Education are giving young people with autism a fun way to hone their social skills.

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CUVIC 2014

Witness Blanket presented at CUVic 2014

The Witness Blanket by Master Carver Carey Newman (pictured above with UVic's Leslie Brown) evokes the atrocities of the Indian Residential School era and a national journey toward reconciliation. The blanket was presented at the opening ceremony of CUVic 2014 on May 20.

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Current faculty and staff



UVic update on FA bargaining: Public Sector Employers' Council (PSEC) and the mandate

July 22, 2014 — Whenever collective bargaining begins, there are usually questions about who “PSEC” is. You can hear varying views about its role in our bargaining process. You may also hear it said that our unions bargain with the employer and that PSEC is not really as important as employers say it is. In this post, we hope to give you some helpful background and answer some key questions.


Indigenous mapping initiatives powered by Google

UVic is continuing its leadership with collaborative Indigenous mapping research by bringing together more than 100 representatives from Indigenous organizations across Canada for a four-day intensive workshop beginning Aug. 25.

Today's events

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