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Research chair sheds light on Earth's surface

UVic geographer Olaf Niemann, an international leader in remote sensing technology, is the newly appointed BC Leadership Chair in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. It's the first and only research program in this field in Canada.

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Retired UVic prof Mary Sanseverino hiking

The Masterminds lecture series returns

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

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Chris Darimont in the woods

Outspoken conservationist wins BC award

UVic wildlife expert Chris Darimont—a research pioneer on BC's coastal wolves and bears and a passionate advocate for science-based conservation policy—is this year's winner of the Distinguished Academic Early in Career Award.

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Hands on a 3D map

Beneath the waves

A UVic-led study uses advanced 3D mapping to assess the impact of shipping noise.

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Meigs in her studio. Photo: Nik West.

UVic artist wins Governor General's Award

Nationally renowned contemporary artist and UVic professor Sandra Meigs, known for her expressive and eclectic artworks, was named today as the winner of a 2015 Governor General's Award for Visual and Media Arts.

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The UVic Edge

Dynamic learning, vital impact and an extraordinary academic environment are the foundation of UVic's new positioning. Learn more at uvic.ca/edge.

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UVic reviewing arbitrator's decision on research policy

On April 16, Arbitrator Wayne Moore issued his decision on the grievance arbitration brought by the UVic Faculty Association challenging the changes made to the university's policy on Research Involving Humans (RH 8105). The changes in the policy were required by the Tri-Council Agencies in order for UVic researchers to continue to receive research funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The university is currently reviewing Mr. Moore's decision in order to determine appropriate next steps.

News

Hang out online in Shakespeare's London

Freshly launched this year, the Map of Early Modern London proves the relevance of a 450-year-old woodcut map in today’s world, bringing it to life in a highly interactive, research-saturated, Google-style format.

Research chair sheds light on Earth's surface

University of Victoria geographer Olaf Niemann, an international leader in remote sensing technology, is the newly appointed BC Leadership Chair in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. It is the first and only research program in this field in Canada.

UVic student wins prestigious national award

Third-year University of Victoria student Navarana Smith, a tireless volunteer for social justice and environmental causes and a committed learner who has travelled the globe in the course of her undergraduate studies, has won a 3M National Student Fellowship.

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.