Research at the University of Victoria

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A report co-authored by nursing researcher Bernie Pauly sheds new light on Vancouver’s homeless.
Credit: Jeff Vinnick

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Golden opportunity

Golden opportunity

Physical chemist Alex Brolo is using gold to improve how we detect viruses such as those that cause Zika and dengue fever.

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Extreme thinking

Extreme thinking

Climate statistician Francis Zwiers is a world leader in climate science and extreme weather attribution.

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Youthful trends

Youthful trends

Psychologist Bonnie Leadbeater led a 10-year study of the health and well-being of BC youth.

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Cyber safe

Cyber safe

Research engineer Issa Traoré is helping us keep one step ahead of computer hackers.

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Stolen history

Stolen history

A national UVic-led project traces the history of Japanese Canadian dispossession in 1940s British Columbia.

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The University of Victoria is one of Canada's leading research universities and consistently ranks highly in many national and international surveys.
UVic Strategic Research Plan

Our researchers are global leaders…

  • they're having vital impact on our lives and the world around us through scientific, technological, social and artistic innovation.
  • they're working with communities, universities, governments, industry and other organizations worldwide to tackle the social, economic and environmental issues that matter.
  • they're grooming the next generation of innovators and thought leaders through dynamic, hands-on learning in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment.
  • they're earning international, national and regional recognition for their achievements and influence.

Applying new knowledge

Our researchers and artists are committed to improving the social, cultural and economic well-being of people in Canada and around the world.

We work closely with community, government and industry partners to move ideas, discoveries, creations and inventions forward for the betterment of society.

Looking to partner with us on research? Learn more about how we can help you create and apply new knowledge: