Current faculty and staff

Bronze medalist Catharine Pendrel during her race. Photo credit: Cycling Canada

Vikes at Rio 2016

The Olympics are over, with three UVic connections bringing home medals for Canada including bronze medalist Catharine Pendrel (featured here; photo credit: Cycling Canada) on Aug. 20, with Lindsay Jennerich and Hilary Caldwell winning silver and bronze respectively. Next up, we look to the Paralympics.

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Caroline Cameron

Syphilis vaccine one step closer

An international team of scientists, co-led by UVic researcher Caroline Cameron, receives a new grant to develop a vaccine against the sexually transmitted infection currently affecting 36 million cases worldwide.

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Nowell in Jordan

UVic paleoanthropologist makes Stone Age discovery

New research by a team led by April Nowell reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by our Stone Age ancestors, thousands of years before Homo sapiens first evolved. Image: Nowell in Jordan (credit: Michael Bisson).

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Monks using EEG monitors

Scientists explore mysteries of meditation

Neuroscientist Olav Krigolson treks to Mt. Everest to record the brain activity of Tibetan Buddhist monks.

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The dwarf planet's orbit

UVic astronomers help discover new dwarf planet

Two UVic-based researchers are part of an international team of astronomers who have discovered a new dwarf planet orbiting in the disk of small icy worlds beyond Neptune.

Dwarf planet

The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

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Current faculty and staff

These pages provide up-to-date campus notices, news and information relevant to UVic faculty and staff, as well as links to useful electronic tools and resources. Additional on-campus news is available via the Ring newspaper and the biweekly Campus Checklist email newsletter. Read more.

Notices for faculty and staff

Room bookings unavailable Aug. 30

The Office of the Registrar's room booking system (InfoSilem Enterprise) will be offline on Tuesday, Aug. 30 for upgrades. All users of Infosilem Enterprise will be unable to access the system that day and, as a result, Room Bookings and Academic Timetabling will be unable to book space for you on that day. Please ensure all time-sensitive requests are submitted before 3:30pm on Aug. 29.

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Temporary lane closure - eastbound McKenzie Ave.

From Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, the District of Saanich will be undertaking road repairs to a section of McKenzie Ave. between Gabriola and Finnerty roads. During this week-long project, the eastbound lane will be closed and all eastbound traffic (except emergency vehicles) will need to find an alternate route into or around campus. This lane closure will be in effect between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day.

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Campus Checklist is a brief campus news digest delivered biweekly to all UVic faculty and staff via their university-supplied email. It is intended to help strengthen communications between faculty and staff in different areas, support UVic's culture of respect, inclusion and collaboration, build a sense of shared enterprise and improve campus communications.

In addition to email delivery, Checklist content is also collected and mirrored on the Ring website. Guidelines for content inclusion appear on the Ring policies page.

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