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UVic chemist partners with tech firm to clean up industrial wastewater

The discharge of ammonia from industrial wastewater is an increasing concern for regulatory authorities because of the threat it poses to aquatic ecosystems. Now, a University of Victoria chemist and a Vancouver-based technology firm are teaming up to find a solution using innovative nanomaterial technologies.

Indigenous culture and passion for science connect through co-op work term

Microbiology co-op student Levana Mastrangelo is doing her part to make a difference in local Indigenous communities. She recently completed a co-operative education (co-op) work term with the Aboriginal STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Outreach Program, where she became a liaison between UVic’s Science Venture and Indigenous youth on Vancouver Island.

TRIUMF studies antihydrogen in breakthrough research

Announced today, the ALPHA collaboration at TRIUMF completed the first spectroscopic measurement of an atom of antimatter using lasers. ALPHA is an international team of researchers, including the ALPHA-Canada group, which studies antihydrogen, the antimatter partner to hydrogen. TRIUMF / UVic emeritus scientist Art Olin led sophisticated analysis that gave direct evidence for the results reported in the paper.

Physics and Astronomy Colloquia - 2017-04-26

Description:

Colloquia are held weekly on Wednesdays during the academic year (September through to April) in the Elliott Building lecture theatre 167 at 3:00 pm (unless otherwise stated). They are gearedat a general audience—faculty, staff, students and interested members of the general public are welcome.

For more information on speakers and topics, visit: http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/about/home/seminars/index.php


Location: ELLIOTT BUILDING- 167
Times:15:00 - 16:00
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URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/about/home/seminars/index.php

Astronomy Open House - 2017-05-03

Description:

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone iswelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:21:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php

Astronomy Open House - 2017-05-10

Description:

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone iswelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:21:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php

Astronomy Open House - 2017-05-17

Description:

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone iswelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:21:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php

Astronomy Open House - 2017-05-24

Description:

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone iswelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:21:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php

PhD Oral Examination: Katarzyna B. Tokarska - 2017-05-29

Description:

Title: The carbon-climate system response at high amounts of cumulative carbon emissions, and the role of non-CO2 forcing and observational constraints on cumulative carbon budgets.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- A319
Times:10:00 - 12:00
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Astronomy Open House - 2017-05-31

Description:

You say you do not know a red dwarf from a black hole? A giant star from a globular cluster? Well here's your chance to discover everything you've wanted to know about the sky! Everyone iswelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:21:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/community/open-house/index.php