Dr. Brad Buckham

Home to Canada’s leading climate, ocean and clean energy research

Dr. Brad Buckham’s West Coast Wave Initiative, in partnership with the Barkley Project Group, Hesquiaht First Nation and public and private sector collaborators, are discovering how wave energy technologies can integrate within a hydro-diesel energy system to cut emissions and foster community growth.

Learn more about UVic researchers who received a funding boost to work with communities seeking renewable energy alternatives.

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Top 300
in the world in 9 subject areas
Home to the world's 1st 
Indigenous law degree
in North America for published research based on international collaborations
of our co-op students get job offers by the time they graduate
Top 150
in the world for earth and ocean sciences
In the top 1% of universities in the world for scientific impact