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The future begins at the Edge

Dr. Madeleine McPherson champions decarbonization solutions as the principal investigator of the Sustainable Energy Systems Integration and Transitions Group. Research by McPherson and her team will change the future of integrated energy systems, ensuring a cleaner Canada for tomorrow.​

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Opportunity begins at the Edge

Nearly 100 per cent of UVic students benefit from work or research opportunities. Biochemistry co-op student Yunkun Li gains real-world experience creating soil and nutrient improvements.

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Change begins at the Edge

Chris Darimont’s Applied Conservation Science Lab fuses evidence from local Indigenous knowledge and ecology to support decisions by Indigenous governments about important land and ocean resources. The research team’s passion for wildlife, places and communities contributes to meaningful change on BC’s coast and beyond.

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Curiosity begins at the Edge

Our grads are career-ready and make major impacts on our planet—and beyond. Engineering alum Cambria Logan went from a co-op term at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab to leading a team that helped the Curiosity Rover operate on Mars.

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Life for a university student isn't just essays, exams and ramen noodles. Follow the daily lives of 23 undergraduate students, one blog post at a time.

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Graduate with a great resume

Les Ketchell (earth and ocean sciences) spent a summer co-op work term as a field assistant with First Point Minerals in the Dease Lake region of Northern BC.

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