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The silent epidemic

UVic research suggests different approaches are needed for suicide prevention in the schools.

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Map of Early Modern London brings Shakespeare’s world to life

Freshly launched this year, the Map of Early Modern London proves the relevance of a 450-year-old woodcut map in today's world. (Image credit: Agas map used by MoEML, courtesy of London Metropolitan Archives)

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Olaf

Research chair sheds light on Earth's surface

UVic geographer Olaf Niemann, an international leader in remote sensing technology, is the newly appointed BC Leadership Chair in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. It's the first and only research program in this field in Canada.

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UVic grad student takes academia underwater

On April 20, Master of Education grad student Mike Irvine was the first person to conduct a live-streaming, ocean-to-surface, webcast master's project defence (so far as we know)!

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UVic student receives national award

Navarana Smith (biology and environmental studies) has been named as one of 10 Canadian undergraduates to win a 2015 3M National Student Fellowship. Photo: Smith during a field course in Uganda.

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Kathy and Ken Shields accepting their honorary degrees

Honorary degrees for Canadian basketball's first family

Coaching legends Kathy and Ken Shields, who led their teams to a combined 15 national basketball titles at the University of Victoria, accepted honorary doctor of laws degrees from the university at a special convocation ceremony on April 2.

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Retired UVic prof Mary Sanseverino hiking

The Masterminds lecture series returns

This year's Masterminds free public lecture series—running Wednesdays, April 8 through 29—eschews the lectern and traverses an eclectic terrain of ideas.

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Chris Darimont in the woods

Outspoken conservationist wins BC award

UVic wildlife expert Chris Darimont—a research pioneer on BC's coastal wolves and bears and a passionate advocate for science-based conservation policy—is this year's winner of the Distinguished Academic Early in Career Award.

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