The Faculty of Science is proud to release the 2014-15 Dean's List. The list recognizes the top 10% of current undergraduate students by year based on sessional GPA and of graduating students based on their graduating GPA.
A new study published in the journal Science, co-authored by UVic biologist Tom Reimchen, reveals new insight behind widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.
It may not seem like topologists and statisticians have a lot in common, but a conference at UVic this August is pairing the two distinct mathematical fields.
UVic research reveals new geological ages and clues about how Queen Charlotte Sound, Hecate Strait, and offshore Vancouver Island were formed.
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.
How much history can be found in one raindrop? According to UVic alumnus Lucas Kavanagh, raindrop imprints—the craters created when raindrops impact earth—can teach us a lot about ancient earth, evolution, and could even inform future space exploration.
Dr. Nassif Ghoussoub receives the honorary degree of DSc at UVic's convocation ceremonies this June. Ghoussoub is a world-leading mathematician who has played a critical role in building Canadian networks for the support of education and research in mathematical sciences.
As Proteomics Centre director, Christoph Borchers heads research that can be applied to everything from developing more insect-resistant forests to identifying environmental problems, such as oil leaks, before they cause massive damage. Borchers' work was highlighted this month in UVic's KnowlEDGE feature in the Times Colonist.
CERN Director General Dr. Rolf Heuer to give inaugural Alan Astbury Public Lecture on April 27.
Third-year Biology/Environmental Studies student Navarana Smith has been named as one of 10 Canadian undergraduates to win a 2015 3M National Student Fellowship, celebrating outstanding student leadership.
The federal government recently approved Canada's $243M contribution to become a full partner in the international Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project to built on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. UVic astronomers, and in particular several adjunct faculty based at NRC Herzberg in Saanich, are deeply involved in many technical aspects of this endeavour.
New research led by researchers at the University of Victoria raises serious concerns about the ability of marine protected areas (MPAs) to effectively protect wide-ranging iconic species, such as sharks and rays.