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UVic's new Engaged Scholar award

Bernie Pauly and Val Napoleon are the inaugural recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar award in recognition of outstanding community-engaged scholarship and on-the-ground action to bring about positive societal change. The awards will be presented during CUVic 2014, which takes place on campus May 20 to 22.

Space Venture camps cleared for lift-off

Science Venture, UVic’s non-profit science outreach program, is launching a new summer satellite camp location and new programs at the Centre of the Universe on Observatory Hill in Saanich.

BC coast about to become the "smartest" on the planet

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is partnering with Western Economic Diversification Canada and IBM on a three-year multimillion dollar project known as Smart Oceans BC.

Is it time to re-think how we manage federalism?

The Canada Health Accord between the federal and provincial governments expired last month. What is next? Pensions, education, income support, employment services, and social services are at risk when Ottawa pulls away from the provinces.

UVic Masterminds series returns

Retired professors return to the University of Victoria throughout the month of April to offer insight on topics ranging from Islam, to the use of math in slowing the spread of infectious diseases and more.