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Recording of Presentation by Professor John Dower

On Wednesday November 30, 2016, Professor John Dower gave a 20-minute lecture to the Faculty of Science community on the following topic: “Why have you applied for this position, how does it fit with your background, and what strengths do you bring to the role?” as part of his application for the position of Associate Dean of Science, Academic.

Recording of Presentation by Professor Robin Hicks

On Monday, November 21, 2016, Professor Robin Hicks gave a 20-minute lecture to the Faculty of Science community on the following topic: “Why have you applied for this position, how does it fit with your background, and what strengths do you bring to the role?” as part of his application for the position of Associate Dean of Science, Academic.

UVic-led project expands cloud computing for world’s largest physics experiment

Randall Sobie, an adjunct physics professor at UVic and a research scientist with the Institute of Particle Physics, is leading a project to build a distributed data and cloud computing system for the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. The new system will significantly advance global investigations into the fundamental structure of the universe.

Development of syphilis vaccine is one step closer

UVic microbiologist Caroline Cameron and University of Washington’s Sheila Lukehart received a $2.3 million grant (USD) from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant will allow them to continue to make headway on vaccine development against syphilis.

Astronomy Open House - 2016-12-14

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! Everyonewelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:20:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


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

Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminars - 2016-12-16

Description:

Please join Microbiology and Biochemistry in their departmental seminar series September through April; no registration required for visitors.

Time and place: Friday afternoons from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in ECS 124 (except where noted).


Location: ENGINEERING COMP SCIENCE BUILDING- 124
Times:13:30 - 14:30
Pricing:

Find information on speakers and topics on the Biochemistry and Microbiology website: http://www.uvic.ca/science/biochem/research/news/seminars/index.php


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/biochem/research/news/seminars/index.php

MSc Oral Examination: Jennifer Reeve (Supervisor: Dr. Hamme) - 2016-12-19

Description:

Title: Pairing ∆N2/Ar and N* tracers to observe denitrification in the Canada Basin


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- A319
Times:10:00 - 12:00
Pricing:
URL:

Astronomy Open House - 2016-12-21

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! Everyonewelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:20:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


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

Biochemistry and Microbiology Seminars - 2016-12-23

Description:

Please join Microbiology and Biochemistry in their departmental seminar series September through April; no registration required for visitors.

Time and place: Friday afternoons from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in ECS 124 (except where noted).


Location: ENGINEERING COMP SCIENCE BUILDING- 124
Times:13:30 - 14:30
Pricing:

Find information on speakers and topics on the Biochemistry and Microbiology website: http://www.uvic.ca/science/biochem/research/news/seminars/index.php


URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/biochem/research/news/seminars/index.php

Physics and Astronomy Colloquia - 2017-01-04

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
Pricing:
URL:http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/about/home/seminars/index.php

Astronomy Open House - 2017-01-04

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! Everyonewelcome.


Location: WRIGHT CENTRE- 5th floor
Times:20:00 - 22:00
Pricing:

Free to the public


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