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Dale Hampshire (centre) demonstrates CanAssist’s Accessible Gaming Controller technology for (left-right) UVic President Jamie Cassels; the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of
British Columbia; and Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex.
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.
Sex-workers and sex-buyers aren’t who we thought they were, the first national report on the Canadian sex industry has found, only one of the findings from the five-year study, led by Cecilia
Benoit of the University of Victoria’s Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC).
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.
A fine-art reproduction of the only handwritten illuminated bible created since the advent of the printing press in the 15th century is being officially presented to the University of Victoria
in a public event at St. Andrews Cathedral, Sept. 20.
As one of Canada’s leading research universities, the University of Victoria is home to a wealth of world-class expertise across a broad range of disciplines. More than 800 faculty researchers
are at the forefront of discovery—on everything from aging to music to zoology—and are working with community, government and business partners to turn that new knowledge into action.
Two University of Victoria researchers—a psychologist who studies how we age mentally and a computer scientist who explores new ways to sort through large amounts of information—are charter
members of a new national “college” for outstanding young scholars.
By 2031, 25 per cent of BC’s population will be at increased risk of dementia due to old age. Maria Przydatek (MA, 2014) took a closer look at the concept of dementia-friendly urban design, for
her master’s thesis.
A new study for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, co-authored by researchers at the University of Victoria and Simon Fraser University, has found that a disproportionate number
of people chronically staying in Victoria’s emergency shelters are seniors.