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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UVic Student Video Contest

What do you wish you had known on your first day?

Students & alums: Make a 1-minute video with your best advice for incoming Science students. Cash prizes!

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Kristin Morell, geologist

On shaky ground

An Earth and Ocean Science researcher has lead research revealing a new earthquake risk beneath the Victoria region.

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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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Dennis Hore

Developing a mobile drug detector

Chemist Dennis Hore and his student have teamed up with a local pharmacy to develop a tool that detects and measures drugs using vibrational spectroscopy.

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Paul Kim

Co-op Student of the Year

“My work term at the Deeley Research Centre was one of the first opportunities I had to create an impact in a field that I’m truly passionate about," says biochemistry student Paul Kim. 

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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.