UVic news

North Saanich approves UVic Dunsmuir plan

December 9, 2016 - Ring

UVic's plan to sell the former Dunsmuir Lodge and lands to Homewood Health and the Pauquachin First Nation is a step closer to completion with re-zoning and subdivision approval from the District of North Saanich. Following a lengthy public hearing Dec. 7, North Saanich council voted 6-1 in favour of UVic's application for rezoning and subdivision of the 100-acre property on the slopes of Mount Newton.

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Three UVic Canada Research Chairs renewed

December 2, 2016 - Ring

The search for new anti-cancer drugs, a deeper understanding of the economics of climate change, and fresh insights into the complex mathematics behind constantly changing systems and processes in our lives--these will continue to preoccupy the minds of three UVic researchers in the next several years thanks to recent renewals of their Canada Research Chairs.

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Indigenous law graduate student wins top Canadian research award

November 22, 2016 - Media release
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UVic Law PhD student Aaron Mills received the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Talent award—one of its five “Impact Awards”—at a ceremony in Ottawa today. Mills’ work is at the forefront of the movement to restore and revitalize Indigenous systems of law, one of the central recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report.

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