Francis Juanes and Angeleen Olson

Donor Impact: Liber Ero Chair in Fisheries Ecology

An endowed chair position allows Dr. Juanes to focus on fisheries research through different perspectives. “We’re trying to understand how changes in the environment—the warming of the ocean, or increased noise—affect organisms. Or more broadly, how human activities are changing marine ecosystems.” 

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Chadi Saad-Roy

Undergraduate maps path of disease transmission

Starting as an undeclared science student, Chadi Saad-Roy now graduates with an honours BSc in math and statistics, a minor in biology and the Jubilee Medal for Science.

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Sarah Khan

Biochemistry student awarded national 3M Fellowship

“Leadership means taking a step back to observe those around you and the situation. You need to learn from that, adapt quickly and then move forward with the best plan of action.”

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Chemist develops energy-efficient computer memory

LI-RAM uses less power, creates almost no heat and has higher durability—all while processing information faster. 

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Field School

Preparing for success

At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

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Discover the future

Science prepares us for concepts we can’t imagine today, but will shape our world tomorrow. Whether it’s working on a more potent treatment to fight cancer, developing more accurate climate prediction models or understanding the secrets of anti-matter, UVic's Faculty of Science is leading the way.

Our six extraordinary units  Biology, Biochemistry & Microbiology, Chemistry, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy  will take you to the limits of human knowledge and understanding. From the atom to the universe, from the cell to the ecosystem, from the theoretical to the applied, we explore the reaches of modern science and mathematics.

If you want to know what makes the world go ‘round, check out UVic Science.