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.
UVic has developed eight areas of research strength—or research capabilities—that shape our success as a research-intensive university:
Our researchers and artists are committed to improving the social, cultural and economic well-being of people in Canada and around the world.
Looking to partner with us on research? Learn more about how we can help you create and apply new knowledge: