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UVic political historian Dr. Penny Bryden at the main entrance of the BC Legislature

New research on political scandals

A new humanities research project by UVic political historian Penny Bryden shows that nothing gets under Canadians’ skin more than misspent taxpayers’ dollars.

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Four UVic researchers pose outside on a wooden bench in an area covered by large trees and ferns

Royal Society of Canada elects UVic researchers

Experts in the fields of social sciences and humanities recognized with Canada’s highest academic honour.

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Peter Underwood poses in front of sunflowers with his orange t-shirt

UVic honours Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

On Orange Shirt Day, come together in the spirit of reconciliation to honour Indian residential school survivors and their families. The activities start outdoors in the Quad at noon. Please wear an orange shirt!

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John Sakaluk poses with a large book open in front of a library shelf.

New study on psychotherapy standards

A new paper,  led by University of Victoria social psychologist John Sakaluk and University of Kansas clinical psychologist Alexander Williams, challenges evidence for some gold-standard psychotherapies.

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Dunn with Orontes quartet

Provost’s Advocacy and Activism Awards

An undergraduate student devoted to addressing violence against women and a long-time teacher and internationally recognized musician are the recipients of the Provost’s Advocacy and Activism Award for 2019.

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Student in scuba gear in the ocean

Classroom under water

UVic’s scientific diving program takes students to a whole new world of learning.

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Akbari in his lab at UVic

Futuristic tissue engineering

A UVic researcher is developing futuristic microfibres that target emerging drug therapies for deadly disease.

Steacie Lin Cai

Shaping the future of intelligent transportation

Lin Cai is designing a safe and reliable V2X—vehicle-to-everything—wireless networking solution. She is a recipient of a 2019 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, awarded May 6 by NSERC.

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Current faculty and staff


Short-term investment policies to get update

September 17, 2019 - Ring

In its continuing commitment to promote a sustainable future, the university is updating two policies related to its investments and is inviting feedback from interested faculty, staff and students. Goals of the review include continuing to achieve UVic’s investment objectives, updating responsible investment practices and aligning each of the policies within the university’s Strategic Framework. Consultations will continue through October.

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Statement from the President

September 16, 2019 - Notice

As you return to campus this morning, I know many of you share my sense of sorrow following the devastating accident Friday night in which two UVic students were killed and several others were injured. The loss of members of our campus community in any circumstances is distressing. These bright young people were united in their desire to experience the research and learning possibilities on Vancouver Island’s west coast. My heartfelt condolences go out to them and their loved ones.

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