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BME lab closer to marketing drug-screening tool

2019 September — New funding will support Stephanie Willerth’s lab both in commercializing its “neuro-bioink” product and in licencing a drug-screening tool for Parkinson’s disease.” The Michael Smith Foundation and Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute are co-funding the award, which will enable Willerth’s lab to branch out into the additional research area.

Hackathon to find tech solutions for healthcare issues

2019 September — Interested in finding ways to solve some of society’s most pressing healthcare challenges? Head to this Friday’s (Sept. 6th) kickoff to the second annual Victoria Health and Regenerative Medicine Hackathon. During the hackathon, interdisciplinary teams will develop innovative technological solutions to real challenges posed by the local health sector.

Faculty welcomes hundreds of new students

2019 September — First-year Engineering and Computer Science students received an encouraging welcome and some words of advice during their first day on campus. After starting their day at UVic's quad and CARSA with other faculties, and a barbeque lunch, about 270 Engineering students and 104 from Computer Science gathered in two lecture halls in the Engineering/Computer Science building.

Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, Mitzi Dean, visits CoderGirl camp

2019 July — UVic's Science Venture program hosted Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, Mitzi Dean, at CoderGirl on July 24th. These week long camps, designed for creative girls who want to use technology to change the world, give girls the chance to discover the world of code, building critical computer science skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Large growth in computer science and engineering graduands warrants own Faculty ceremony at 2019 Spring Convocation

2019 June — Many engineering and computer science students featured among those conferred degrees and receiving honours at Spring 2019 Convocation. Congratulations! With a 35% growth in graduating Faculty of Engineering undergraduate students including 73% growth in Computer Science, the 2019 Spring Convocation marked the first where the Faculty had its own ceremony ...

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Postponed to July 5: Quartet Fest West: Lafayette String Quartet and guests

Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Pop Anthropologyis an exhibition of multimedia artist Eric Metcalfe's oeuvre, spanning over sixty years, in celebration of the artist's honorary doctorate from UVic (UVic DFA 2021, BFA1970).

Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Pop Anthropologyis an exhibition of multimedia artist Eric Metcalfe's oeuvre, spanning over sixty years, in celebration of the artist's honorary doctorate from UVic (UVic DFA 2021, BFA1970).

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Intro to Data Analysis with Excel

PLEASURE

Content Consideration: this film contains graphic imagery of sexual assault that may be triggering for some viewers. If you're looking for support following the screening email the Anti-Violence Project, support@antiviolenceproject.org

Pleasurefollows 20-year-old Bella (Sofia Kappel) as she leaves her Swedish hometown for Los Angeles. Bella strides confidently into the adult entertainment world intending to become thenext big porn star. Explicit from its first moments, Thyberg's film explores power, sexuality and friendship, adopting a female worker's-eye view in a male-dominated industry in order to show thatthe glossy, pristine sets tell a different reality to that behind the camera. Added realism comes from the supporting cast and extras, many of whom are professionals from the adult entertainmentindustry.

"Grounded in years of meticulous research into the porn scene and cast with actors drawn entirely from that world except for Kappel herself, Pleasure is very persuasive in its evocation of the milieu."— The Hollywood Reporter

PLEASURE

Content Consideration: this film contains graphic imagery of sexual assault that may be triggering for some viewers. If you're looking for support following the screening email the Anti-Violence Project, support@antiviolenceproject.org

Pleasurefollows 20-year-old Bella (Sofia Kappel) as she leaves her Swedish hometown for Los Angeles. Bella strides confidently into the adult entertainment world intending to become thenext big porn star. Explicit from its first moments, Thyberg's film explores power, sexuality and friendship, adopting a female worker's-eye view in a male-dominated industry in order to show thatthe glossy, pristine sets tell a different reality to that behind the camera. Added realism comes from the supporting cast and extras, many of whom are professionals from the adult entertainmentindustry.

"Grounded in years of meticulous research into the porn scene and cast with actors drawn entirely from that world except for Kappel herself, Pleasure is very persuasive in its evocation of the milieu."— The Hollywood Reporter