News & events

Dr. Rhodes and Clarise featured in the fall issue of the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health's official newsletter

Dr. Rhodes is featured in the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health's newsletter, "The Bulletin", in the Fall issue. The article congratulates Dr. Rhodes on his recent funding award from the Canadian Institute of Health Research and overviews some of his key research focus areas. Clarise is featured in the "Student Profile" section of the newsletter and talks about her journey to grad school and inspiration for her research. You can read the full newsletter here.

Congratulations Dr. Rhodes and the BMed Lab on receiving the CIHR foundation grant!

Dr. Rhodes and the Bmed lab recently won the Canadian Institute of Health Research Foundation Grant. This grant will be for seven years and will allow for the lab's research to build on the innovative area of identity and habit formation strategies to help people increase physical activity. Congratulations!

Looking for a little kick starter for becoming more active? Join one of our studies!

Looking for a little help with those New Year's physical activity resolutions!? We are currently conducting many exciting research studies exploring strategies for becoming more physically active and are seeking participants! With the new year underway it's time to learn strategies that will help get you active and stay active! Current projects include a Family Physical Activity Study which looks at increasing physical activity among the whole family, and a new-parent physical activity study for first-time parents two-months post-partum. For more information check out our on-going projects page or Contact us to see if you are eligible or have any questions!

Origin Stories - 2017-06-24

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April 8 to September 16, 2017

Origin Stories First Nations Prints and Carvings

Guest curated by Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) with Gillian Booth and Katie Hughes.

As Canada celebrates 150 years since Confederation, the Legacy Art Galleries respectfully acknowledges a much longer history by presenting First Nations narratives that move beyond limitedsettler versions of history. Through prints and carvings chosen by guest curator, Jackson McDermott (Dene/Cree) from the Fort Nelson First Nation, the exhibition explores centuries-old stories thatcontinue to live in the people, communities, nations and lands of this place.


Location:Legacy Art Gallery Downtown, 630 Yates Street -
Times:10:00 - 16:00
Pricing:

*Free and open to the public


URL:http://www.legacy.uvic.ca

Autism's Own 2017 - 2017-06-24

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Autism's Own is one of the few autism events organized entitely by people on the autism spectrum themselves. It is the product of a collaborative effort by Victoria's autism community, andit allows individuals on the autism spectrum to share their experiences and engage in dialogue with the typically-developing community.

This year, for our fifth annual event, we are excited to introduce a new panel discussion format. We will have dicussions on topics highly relevent to the autism community, namely,Transition to Adulthood, the Autism Diagnosis for Adults, and Surviving K-12 Education. We will also feature musical and theatre performances by people on the autism spectrum, as well as artisticdisplays. Our central theme for this year will be "Conversations on Autism over the Lifespan."

Doors open at 10:30am. Food will be provided. Please feel free to come and go during the event.


Location:STUDENT UNION BUILDING - Vertigo
Times:11:00 - 15:30
Pricing:

Thanks to our sponsors, including the UVic Students' Society (UVSS), the Society for Students with a Disability (SSD), the Department of Psychology, Dwyer Tax Law, and the Centre for AutismResearch, Technology, and Education (CARTE), we are able to offer this event without any cost.


URL:http://www.facebook.com/events/272904103119753/

ST. MARGARET'S SCHOOL - 2017-06-24

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Please book tickets under graduating student name to avoid delays in receiving order.

Tickets will be available starting May 25th at 9:30am for Grad families only. General sales open June 1st at 9:30am. Parking can be purchased at any general lot meter, or in advance through: https://parking.uvic.ca


Location: UNIVERSITY CENTRE- Farquhar Auditorium
Times:12:00 - 14:00
Pricing:

Tickets are unlimited and complimentary.


URL:https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2557.html

THE LOST CITY OF Z - 2017-06-24

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THE LOST CITY OF Z

Director: James Gray, USA, 2016, 142 min; 14A

This gripping historical epic chronicles the years-long quest of English explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) to find a fabled Amazonian city whose early innovations mayhave put the British Empire to shame. Fawcett first traveled to South America as a British army officer in 1906, and his crusade to track down the lost city of Zed was interrupted by World War I; heand his grown son returned to the jungle as private adventurers in 1925 but were never heard from again…. With Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Angus Macfadyen, and Tom Holland. -- Chicago Reader

“A TRULY INTOXICATING EXPERIENCE, OVERWHELMING IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY. IT IS THISCLOSE TO BEING AN ALL-TIME CLASSIC!” -- The Globe and Mail

“A FILM AS TRANSPORTING, PROFOUND AND STAGGERING AS ANYTHING I’VE SEEN IN THE CINEMA IN YEARS!” -- The Telegraph


Location: STUDENT UNION BUILDING- production
Times:19:00 - 21:25
Pricing:

UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75


URL:http://www.cinecenta.com

150th Canada Day Fair in Beijing - 2017-06-25

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Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with fellow UVic alumni in Beijing! Live music, cooking demos, sports, prizes, clowns and more. You can even skate in a covered Canadian ice rink! Bring thefamily out for an action packed day with a kids' zone and family activities. Be sure to look for UVic's table at the event!


Location:Canadian International School of Beijing (No. 38 Liangmaqiao Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing) -
Times:11:00 - 17:00
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Tickets: 50 RMB per person (Free for kids under 12 years old)

Please register online.


URL:https://www.ccbc.com/events/150th-canada-day-fair/

MSc Oral Examination: Mitchell Wolf - 2017-06-27

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Title: Oxygen saturation surrounding deep-water formation events in the Labrador Sea from Argo-O2 data


Location: DAVID TURPIN BUILDING- A144
Times:10:00 - 12:00
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SPECTRUM COMMUNITY SCHOOL - 2017-06-27

Description:

Please book under the student's name to avoid delays in processing.

Tickets available for sale on 10 May 2017 at 8:30am.

Online sales close on 12 June 2017.

Additional sales begin on 19 June 2017 over the phone only starting at 9:00 am. The Ticket Centre will open for in person sales at 9:30 am that day.

Parking can be purchased at any general lot meter, or in advance through: https://parking.uvic.ca


Location: UNIVERSITY CENTRE- Farquhar Auditorium
Times:17:00 - 19:00
Pricing:

Limit of 3 tickets per student at no cost.

Additional tickets $5 (Limit TBA)


URL:https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2545.html