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Dr. Verena Tunnicliffe is a professor in the Department of Biology and School of Earth & Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria Faculty of Science. Her research focuses on the biology and ecology of deep-ocean organisms living in extreme conditions, and has contributed onto the formation of two major ocean reserves. Research videos.

Listen to Verena Tunnicliffe's podcast at

Faces of UVic Research

An ongoing video series showcasing the passion and commitment of University of Victoria researchers.

To view the full playlist, please visit Faces of UVic Research.

UVic KnowlEDGE

UVic KnowlEDGE is a continuing series of feature stories published every month in the Victoria Times Colonist. Each story profiles a researcher and his or her work, and how they are making a difference to our lives and the world around us.

UVic Ideas in Action

UVic Ideas in Action highlights newsworthy research stories happening at UVic and showcases the exciting results of research made possible by the generosity of our external funders.

Browse through the current edition of the e-bulletin or flip through the following past editions:

Internal research newsletter

UVic's internal research newsletter is a great opportunity to promote achievements, stories, announcements or events related to research in your faculty or centre.

Take a read through the current edition of the newsletter or flip through the following past editions:


The Research publication is an introduction to research and creative activity at the University of Victoria and features the university’s eight areas of research strength.

The Fast Lane

The Fast Lane is UVic’s external research newsletter, published twice a year. It’s full of short news items and information about research and discovery at UVic.  If you'd like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email .


UVicSpace is UVic's repository of digital scholarly works by faculty, students and staff.

Tell us your story

Do you have a UVic research story we should know about? Let us know and we could help spread the word!

The Strategic Research Plan (SRP) identifies UVic’s research directions and areas of strategic priority on which to build the institutional research capacity.

It also guides UVic’s strategic resource allocation, especially how the Canada Research Chair (CRC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) programs will be used to enhance our capabilities.

Download the PDF version of the Strategic Research Plan.

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