Current faculty and staff

Peredo standing in front of a cactus

A journey through the Andes

Business professor Ana María Peredo is in the Andes, conducting field work on community enterprises and blogging about her experiences, both academic and personal.

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Lynda logo now available to faculty and staff is an online inventory of over 128,000 video tutorials on a wide variety of topics, including software, technology, design, creative and business skills.

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Coady on a bike

Committed to improving our lives

Computer scientist Yvonne Coady, who is one of five recipients of a 2015 Craigdarroch Research Award, is helping to transform how we tap into the power of the Internet. 

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Staff cheering outside of the CARSA building

Grand opening of UVic's CARSA

UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities is open for operation following a busy weekend of public open house celebrations and CARSA's grand opening on May 1.

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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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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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Current faculty and staff



Tentative collective agreement reached with faculty association

Representatives of the University of Victoria and UVic Faculty Association have reached a tentative collective agreement, including a salary and benefit settlement. This is the first collective agreement negotiated since the faculty members and librarians certified as a union.


Franklin Expedition is 13th mystery in interactive history project

The doomed 1845 Franklin expedition was the equivalent in its time of sending humans to the moon. Now schoolchildren and sleuths of every age are invited to help crack one of the coldest cases of all. On June 4, on the 170th anniversary of the first full day at sea of the British mission, UVic will officially launch the 13th website in the award-winning Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History.

Eight cycling safety hot spots

Local cyclists gearing up for Bike To Work Week (May 25 to 31) might want to pay extra attention to a list of eight hot spots mapped by citizens on, a project led by University of Victoria geography professor Dr. Trisalyn Nelson.  

2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur: UVic honours David Foster

Businessman, music producer and philanthropist David Foster will be honoured in his hometown of Victoria, BC, on May 28 as the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 2015 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year, an award given to visionary leaders who have achieved tremendous success through their business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.

What works, and what doesn't, for engaging people on climate change

A special report analyzing what works—and what doesn’t—for motivating people to take action on climate change has been released today by the University of Victoria-led Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).

Funding boost for CanAssist

The BC Ministry of Health recently announced $3 million in funding for CanAssist at UVic that will go towards development of new and innovative technologies to benefit thousands of British Columbians with dementia and other challenging conditions.