Faculty of Human & Social Development

Dr. Carriere wins 2017 Provost's award

Dr. Carriere wins 2017 Provost's award

UVic President Jamie Cassels presents Jeannine Carriere, Social Work professor, with the 2017 Provost's Advocacy and Activism Award at the Diversity Research Forum. Jeannine and Cathy Richardson co-edited a new book on the Metis experience with child welfare. Calling Our Families Home is sold at the UVic Bookstore and online by J. Charlton Publishing.

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Ideafest 2017

Join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists for a free, week-long festival of world-changing ideas.

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Melina Laboucan with Jane Fonda

Power to the people

Indigenous Governance MA grad Melina Laboucan galvanized her community through the installation of a solar energy project. Photographed with supporter Jane Fonda in Toronto, August 2015.

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Bernie Pauly, Trevor Hancock, and Marjorie Macdonald will awards

Three faculty win Public Health Association awards

We started 2017 with great news about three long-serving HSD faculty members winning awards for their amazing work in the public health sector. Congratulations to Bernie Pauly, Trevor Hancock, and Marjorie MacDonald.

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Simulation centre marks first year of operation

Our schools and centres

Nursing students work through an exercise at the Centre for Interprofessional Clinical and Simlation Learning at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, now officially one year old. This high-tech training facility is made possible by UVic School of Nursing, UBC Faculty of Medicine - Island Medical Program, and Island Health.

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A chance meeting

UVic president Jamie Cassels with PhD candidate

UVic president Jamie Cassels talks with PhD Candidate Gurprit Randhawa about her award-winning poster presentation about her studies in Health Information Science. This chance meeting took place during the opening reception of the 2017 Information Technology and Communications in Health conference with delegates from 28 countries.

Learning to transform ourselves, our world

In the language of the Lekwungen People on whose land our university stands, Numekwa. Welcome to the Faculty of Human and Social Development. If you are a student, alumnus, donor, or community partner, you are part of us because you seek learning and community that can change our world. If you are discovering our work, we hope you will join us. - Dean Tricia Marck