We're going places
UVic researchers are creating new knowledge to enhance the social, cultural and economic well-being of people in Canada and around the world. We're also making sure these ideas get into the hands of the people that can use them best.
Looking to partner on research? Click over to the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit to learn more about our suite of practical services that can help you partner on and transfer your ideas:
- Oceans & climate
- Global change & sustainability
- Society & health
- Genomics & proteomics
- Indigenous & cultural studies
- Matter & energy
- Computational modelling & information technology
- Fine & performing arts
Dr. Tim Stockwell is a psychologist and professor at the University of Victoria. As the Director of the University of Victoria's Centre for Addictions Research of BC, Stockwell leads studies that provide information on alcohol and other drug use: information that guides government policies. In this video, he describes his research and development of harm reduction programs in his work with unstable drinkers. He explains Canada's use of alcohol floor prices, and describes CARBC's role in the ongoing international development of similar policies.
View more Faces of UVic Research videos.
Faces of UVic Research is an ongoing video series showcasing the passion and commitment of University of Victoria researchers.
Dr. Lara Lauzon is an Assistant Professor with the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education in the Faculty of Education. In this video, Lara talks about her work with students on health and wellness.
UVic KnowlEDGE is a continuing series of feature stories published every month in the Victoria Times Colonist. Each story profiles a researcher's work with a focus on how he or she is making a difference to our lives and the world around us.
Recent profiles include:
- Carolyn Butler-Palmer in collaboration with Tahltan Nation artist Peter Morin created a project to make the biggest button blanket in the world
- UVic's Maker Lab, under the inspirational leadership of Jentery Sayers
- CanAssist has launched an accessible game controller
- Lenora Marcellus' work on the Safe Babies program