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Francis Zwiers under the Cambie Street bridge in Vancouver, BC

Home to Canada's leading ocean & climate research

Dr. Francis Zwiers, Director of UVic’s Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, enables strategies for better responses to climate change. PCIC science helps decision-makers mitigate risks from sea level rise and events like wildfires, floods and droughts.

Ocean and climate research
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It's cyber security awareness month

Learn how to protect personal information and stay safe online during Cyber Security Awareness Month. UVic faculty, staff and students are encouraged to enrol in an online phishing awareness course.

Cyber security
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Donate your books for United Way

UVic Libraries' fundraiser for United Way Greater Victoria is now an ongoing event at the UVic Bookstore, all year round. Donate your good quality books at the McPherson Library main loan desk before Dec. 1.

United Way
Shahira Khair

Day in the Life

As Data Curation Librarian, Shahira Khair develops services and expertise to better manage and support faculty and graduate students with their research data management needs.

The Ring
ancient manuscript

Making history tangible

UVic PhD student Brian Pollick worked closely with UVic Libraries to establish the Medieval Manuscript Fund, which has helped build one of the most extensive collections of medieval manuscripts west of Toronto.

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Ian manners at UVic

Ian Manners and materials science

The arrival of renowned chemist and materials scientist Ian Manners this fall as UVic's Canada 150 Research Chair underlines our determination to take our place as a world leader in the growing field of materials science.

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UVic medical physicist Magdalena Bazalova-Carter and graduate student Dylan Breitkreutz in lab

Turn down the dose

Medical physicist Magdalena Bazalova-Carter is striving to improve access and effectiveness of radiation therapy while reducing its harms.

UVic News
Simon Park at Tesla

Bike assist powers student into Tesla co-op

Simon Park is the most recent of 44 UVic co-op students to have landed an internship with Tesla. Park is the inventor of the Caboost, which converts any bicycle into an e-bike by attaching a small electric bike trailer.

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Important campus notices

Computing outage on Oct. 17

October 15, 2018 - Notice

On Oct. 17 starting at 8 p.m., University Systems will be performing planned maintenance on a number of administrative systems. This maintenance will result in a 60-90 minute scheduled outage of several online services, including My page and CourseSpaces.

Read more: Computing outage on Oct. 17

Campus heating system affected by northern BC gas line rupture

October 9, 2018 - Notice

Due to a rupture of a natural gas transmission pipeline north of Prince George, Fortis BC has requested that natural gas customers restrict their use of natural gas. As of Oct. 16, UVic has switched back to natural gas on our district heating system boiler plant, but we will keep the temperature adjustments in place since the start of this incident to help reduce consumption as much as possible.

Read more: Campus heating system affected by northern BC gas line rupture

Computing outage, Oct. 19-21

October 9, 2018 - Notice

Starting Oct. 19, University Systems will be upgrading the university's central administrative system (Banner) used for student records, payroll and finance. Due to this upgrade, Banner and all services dependent on Banner (including My page) will be unavailable from Friday, Oct. 19 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 21 at 12 p.m.

Read more: Computing outage, Oct. 19-21

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