Research at the University of Victoria


Strategic Research Plan

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Weather watchers

Who knows more about northern weather than the people most affected by it?

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Farouk Nathoo

Too much information

How do we make sense of the vast amounts of data on how our brains work?

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Out of the darkness

Why do some people succeed in addictions treatment, while others fail?

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Joan MacLeod

From headline to centre stage

A renowned UVic playwright probes the issues and emotions behind real-life headlines.

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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: