Current faculty and staff

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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New campus food facility opens Sept. 20

Mystic Market features eight food kiosks and a general store, and it's the first zero-waste facility on campus. For streamlined service, the new University Centre food facility will be accepting ONECard and cash only.

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Lilburn and Sager

Two UVic scholars join Canada's academic elite

Poet Tim Lilburn, left, and historian Eric Sager are new fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.

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UVic Careers

Welcome UVic Careers! Hiring administrators Amy Chen and Cara Barter, above, discuss the university's new online job management system. The UVic Careers system, replacing uHire, provides a new tool for hiring managers that will streamline the entire recruiting and hiring processes.

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UVic, ONC research, technology on display in the Arctic

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Laureen Harper got a first-hand look at the university’s community-based, cabled seafloor observatory in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut with UVic President Jamie Cassels and ONC’s Dr. Kate Moran Aug. 23. Photo: PMO

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Current faculty and staff



President's Campus Update

Join President Cassels on Oct. 7 for the President's Campus Update, where he'll review some of UVic's accomplishments of the past year and address some of the challenges, opportunities and plans for the years ahead.


Volunteers being honoured for UN Day of Older Persons

To mark the United Nations International Day of Older Persons on Oct. 1, the University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging is honouring four Victoria elders for their exemplary service to helping others in the CRD.

Study confirms breast cancer link to low alcohol use

A newly published study from the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) confirms that moderate drinkers have an increased risk of breast cancer. The study shows that consuming an average of up to two drinks a day is associated with an 8.5 per cent increase in the risk, compared to abstaining from alcohol.  

New field school in India

On Sept. 29, a group of 14 University of Victoria theatre artists will depart for the southeast coast of India to help launch the country’s first intergenerational theatre company.

Ancient technology, meet the future of underwater archeology

A UVic archeologist and UVic engineer have returned this month from a 10-day research trip to Haida Gwaii. Their trip yielded 150 gigabytes of sonar data and images of what that they suspect could be stone fish weirs, a simple and ancient technology used by peoples all over the world to catch migrating fish in rivers.

All about First World War

UVic events, activities and experts are in the spotlight as the world moves through the centennial year of WWI. On Oct. 2 and 3, an evening lecture on the War to End All Wars and a full-day conference at Victoria's Bay Street Armoury, sponsored by the Faculty of Humanities and Centre for Global Studies, will draw WWI scholars and armchair historians together.