People who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury—both intentional (fights and violence) and unintentional (falling, tripping and motor vehicle accidents)—according to a new study by the UVic's Centre for Addictions Research.
UVic experts are available to media for comment on the federal budget announcement on March 22.
Radio is not dead, quite the contrary. UVic's very own radio station, CFUV (101.9 FM), is breathing life into campus and community members alike who hold passion for local music and alternative broadcasting. Producing original programming every day from 6 a.m. to midnight, CFUV is a station that provides an evolving platform to those whose voices otherwise may not be heard.
From 3D-printed prosthetic hands, wave energy monitoring buoys and unmanned aerial vehicles, some of UVic's top tech labs have packed up their most innovative projects-in-progress to demonstrate them at the BC Tech Summit in Vancouver on March 14 and 15.
Victoria Hand Project (VHP) has been selected as a top-10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge Canada, a nationwide competition providing funds to non-profits using technology to make Canada and the world a better place. This is the first time the grant has been awarded in Canada.
A new program in Indigenous nationhood that is the first of its kind in Canada will train the next generation of leaders, scholars and researchers in how law, politics and governance intersect at a critical time for Indigenous relations in Canada.
Drs. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award. The award celebrates tenured faculty members who have made significant contributions to community through their integration of outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and community engagement.
Data is part of any research process. And for PhD candidate Nicolas Graham, data can be transformed into a virtual map showing power and influence, in particular in the fossil fuel industry.
As a host university for the prestigious Panama Bilingue program, UVic is turning its commitment to fostering intercultural connection into action by welcoming visiting educators, shown here during a special cultural presentation.
Following the updating of the appointment criteria by the university’s Presidential Appointment Committee, UVic President Jamie Cassels has indicated that he would welcome the opportunity to be considered for a second five-year term as president. The committee will now conduct a review of his performance and suitability for reappointment, per §14 of the university’s presidential appointment policy.