Are humans unsustainable super predators?

New UVic-led research shows how extreme human predatory behavior is responsible for widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains. 

Source: The Ring

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Acting Dean Kathryn Gillis

UVic Science welcomes Acting Dean Kathryn Gillis

The Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome Professor Kathryn Gillis as Acting Dean. Dr. Gillis assumes the role while Dean Rob Lipson is on administrative leave from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

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Ancient earth in a drop of rain

Undergrad's research yields big results for climate science

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Christoph Borchers

The power of proteins

Keeping you healthy is a top goal of world-leading protein research at UVic.

Source: UVic Communications & Marketing

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From under the ocean to the stars above

From the atom to the universe, from the cell to the ecosystem, from the theoretical to the applied, UVic scientists and mathematicians explore the reaches of modern science.

The University of Victoria is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities. The Faculty of Science is home to a diverse and outstanding group of faculty, staff, and students who are passionate about research, inspired teaching and community engagement.

We are committed to passing on our excitement about science through award-winning teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. At UVic Science we don't just teach and conduct research, we teach research.