Research collaborations

 
Agnes Violet Sharon Seymour practices her pronunciation using ultrasound technology with her son, Luke, and UVic linguist Sonya Bird.

Agnes Violet Sharon Seymour practices her pronunciation using ultrasound technology with her son, Luke, and UVic linguist Sonya Bird. Photo: UVic Photo Services

Participants from the Four Stories About Food project took part in a canoe journey at T’Sou-ke First Nation during a week-long workshop on Vancouver Island.

Participants from the Four Stories About Food project took part in a canoe journey at T’Sou-ke First Nation during a week-long workshop on Vancouver Island. Photo: Miguel Ramirez Boscan

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UVic geographers partner to create the first historical digital map of BC’s coastal kelp forests to further investigate the loss of kelp. Photo: UVic grad student Sarah Schroeder

UVic researchers and students are part of a unique, collaborative training program to help students learn from different influences as they strive to improve drug specificity, safety and efficacy. Credit: UVic Photo Services

UVic Germanic and Slavic Studies professor Charlotte Schallié and Graduate student Paige Thombs brought together a team of Holocaust scholars, graduate students and visual artists from Canada, France, Greece, Germany and Israel, to examine how graphic novels can be used for Holocaust education. Photo: Charlotte Schallié

Stephanie Willerth, Biomedical Engineering Program Director, leads a new UVic initiative that fashions face shields for frontline health workers as we face a worldwide shortage of disposable face masks. Photo: UVic Photo Services

From advancing reconciliation to sustainable futures, UVic is committed to nurturing long-term relationships with civil, public and private partners and First Nations built on trust, respect and reciprocity. Partnerships are vital to UVic’s strategic vision for collective impact and are strongly integrated into our research, teaching and service.

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Keeping Coast Salish Languages Strong

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UVic researchers partner with Hul'q'umi'num' Language and Culture Society to transmit knowledge of Hul'q'umi'num' to younger generations

 

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Four Stories About Food Sovereignty

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Researchers local food sovereignty with four communities including T’Sou-ke Nation on Vancouver Island, an Indigenous Wayuu community in Colombia, urban Palestinian and Syrian refugee communities in Jordan, and a rural farming community in South Africa

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New UVic initiative fashions face shields

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UVic Biomedical Engineering researcher leads a new initiative that fashions face shields for frontline health workers as we face a worldwide shortage of disposable face masks

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Recreation accessibility app and website

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The Leisure Access Victoria App (LAVA) and website project helps people with disabilities better access recreation in Victoria

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Creating safer, more effective medicine

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Through a multi-institutional graduate training program, students create better options for chronic-disease treatment and to make existing treatments more specific and safer for patients



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Graphic novels used for Holocaust education

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UVic researchers co-organize an international event that brings a team of Holocaust scholars, graduate students and visual artists from Canada, France, Greece, Germany and Israel together to examine how graphic novels can be used for Holocaust education

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Historical digital map of BC’s coastal kelp forests

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UVic geographers partner with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) (Science and Coastal Environmental Baseline Program) and the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) to create the first historical digital map of BC’s coastal kelp forests to further investigate the loss of kelp

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Psychiatric Interdisciplinary Teams

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Mental health PIT crew races in to help students

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End of life care for the inner city's most vulnerable

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Researcher applies palliative care approach in a helpful new way

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More collaborative initiatives

UVic's Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization (RPKM) helps build mutually beneficial research partnerships that have real-world impact. For examples of RPKM's collaborative initiatives, explore project stories which showcase the diverse community-university research partnerships and initiatives that RPKM has supported.