VictoriatoVimy.ca is an online resource officially unveiled on March 27 and featuring over 3,700 digitized selections from the university’s archival collections including letters, diaries, postcards, individual photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, war records, audio-oral histories and artifacts.
As Canada marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle for Vimy Ridge on April 9, a new virtual exhibit of historical material--Victoria to Vimy--is unveiled by Special Collections and University Archives with compelling stories from the home front including of Joseph Clearihue, UVic’s first Chancellor.
Human activities are having pervasive and persistent impacts on the Earth. Experts are currently debating whether these impacts together constitute a new geological age: the Anthropocene.
Masterminds free public lecture series returns to UVic for 2017 featuring Lynne Van Luven, Barbara Whittington, Terry Pearson and Michael Best. The UVic Retirees Association and the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health sponsor the series, with support from UVic.
People who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury—both intentional (fights and violence) and unintentional (falling, tripping and motor vehicle accidents)—according to a new study by the UVic's Centre for Addictions Research.
UVic experts are available to media for comment on the federal budget announcement on March 22.
Radio is not dead, quite the contrary. UVic's very own radio station, CFUV (101.9 FM), is breathing life into campus and community members alike who hold passion for local music and alternative broadcasting. Producing original programming every day from 6 a.m. to midnight, CFUV is a station that provides an evolving platform to those whose voices otherwise may not be heard.
From 3D-printed prosthetic hands, wave energy monitoring buoys and unmanned aerial vehicles, some of UVic's top tech labs have packed up their most innovative projects-in-progress to demonstrate them at the BC Tech Summit in Vancouver on March 14 and 15.
Victoria Hand Project (VHP) has been selected as a top-10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge Canada, a nationwide competition providing funds to non-profits using technology to make Canada and the world a better place. This is the first time the grant has been awarded in Canada.
A new program in Indigenous nationhood that is the first of its kind in Canada will train the next generation of leaders, scholars and researchers in how law, politics and governance intersect at a critical time for Indigenous relations in Canada.