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When doctors see big data

December 18, 2019 - Ring

UVic health informatics graduate student Amr Farghali has developed a tool to help visualize vast amounts of patient data—improving the speed and accuracy of cancer diagnosis. “The human brain interprets visual images faster than text,” says Farghali, who works full-time as a senior pharmacist. Farghali decided to redirect his medical science career to where the need was greatest: providing cancer specialists with faster, more efficient screening methods.

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Business reboot

December 18, 2019 - News

When Saeed Rahman set out to understand how businesses can advance sustainability efforts through better integration of ecological knowledge, he turned first to farmers. What he found was that most agricultural organizations were using a different sustainability lexicon than businesses in other industries.

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Top 10 newsmakers of 2019

December 16, 2019 - News

As 2019 swings to a close, we’re looking back at 12 months of captivating stories which helped shape a year of great news on UVic people, projects, ideas, creativity and research. Here are some of the many stories online, in print, on TV and radio, that were talked about on campus and well beyond our borders.

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