Research at the University of Victoria


Strategic Research Plan

Please read more about the Strategic Research Plan by clicking on the 'read more' button.

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Celebrate bright minds and big ideas from across campus

Join the discussion as big ideas are brought to life in over 50 extraordinary events.

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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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Frances Backhouse

Once they were hats

UVic writer authors new book on the beaver's central role in North American history.

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Brad Nelson

Mobilizing a cellular army

Research that uses our own immune systems to battle cancer is heading for clinical trials.

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Lamb and Venn

Reaching for the stars

UVic know-how is helping world astronomers peer more closely into the cosmos.

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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: