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UVic’s health care research was featured in The Walrus Talks Quality of Life, part of the national speaker series produced by the publishers of The Walrus magazine.
Family heirlooms once owned by one of the wealthiest Japanese Canadians in BC and recently acquired by the Nikkei National Museum serve as a stark reminder of a national historical injustice and will feature prominently in the UVic-led Landscapes of Injustice, culminating in a nation-wide museum exhibit in 2021.
University of Victoria researchers working in areas of critical importance to the Canadian clean energy sector in smart technology and in big data science are among projects awarded federal funding.
UVic’s Martin Boulanger and Brad Nelson, a researcher with UVic and the BC Cancer Agency, are partnering with Vancouver-based biotech company Zymeworks Inc. on a cell engineering strategy that could take immunotherapy—the latest and most promising form of cancer treatment—to the next level.
Understanding how to communicate effectively with coworkers from culturally diverse backgrounds is a career-building strength in today’s global workplace—one that University of Victoria students are learning in an award-winning international co-operative education (co-op) program.
A new UVic project looking at the critical issue of BC’s water laws will have a vital impact on water stewardship in BC for decades to come. The project is the first to examine both Indigenous and colonial water stewardship, and will focus on three regions of the province where water use is at issue—the Similkameen Valley, the Cowichan Valley of eastern Vancouver Island, and the Nemiah Valley in the Chilcotin.
A team of marine scientists from the University of Victoria and the Georgia Institute of Technology, including UVic biologist Julia Baum, spent nearly a month scuba diving on coral reefs in the middle of the equatorial Pacific Ocean, where they discovered the reefs have been devastated by El Niño.