Seeing where heat is escaping from your own home is a powerful—and underutilized—way to encourage energy retrofits, especially when infrared images are packaged with incentives and promoted within your community: new research from the UVic-led Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
On Saturday, the Indigenous versions of the Douglas Treaties—never before available in the local languages—will be presented in a ceremony at the Songhees Wellness Centre (during a three-day gathering) to the Royal BC Museum to be kept in perpetuity.
The presentation of the first-ever translations in the local Indigenous languages of the original Douglas Treaties of the colony of Vancouver Island is a pivotal element in a historic event taking place Feb. 24-26 in Victoria as part of UVic's Canada 150 celebrations.
An appointment committee has been struck as part of the Procedures for the Search, Appointment, or Reappointment of the President and Vice-Chancellor. The committee has now met three times, and has spent time learning about the nature and requirements of the president’s role. It is in the process of establishing criteria for the next appointment.
Four UVic economists and political scientists are available to comment for media on the pre-election BC budget to be released on Feb. 21.
UVic Properties, which manages non-academic properties on behalf of UVic, has announced a plan to invigorate Swans Hotel and Brewpub as a thriving hospitality enterprise. The plan maintains the legacy of the late Michael Williams, who donated Swans to UVic in 2001 to support the university’s academic mission.
UVic's Centre for Addictions Research releases a handbook co-written by a group of patients with experience of opioid substitution treatment in BC.
Canadian law professors renew call on government to halt enforcement of Safe Third Country Agreement
UVic law professor Donald Galloway is available to media to discuss Canadian law professors' renewed call to the government to immediately halt enforcement of the Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement.
President Jamie Cassels has appointed a small working group to assess how the recent US executive order banning entry into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries is affecting students, faculty and staff at UVic, and how best to meet their immediate needs.
As the Awards Facilitator for the Office of the Vice-President Research and secretary of the Alumni Association board, Brad Buie's life revolves around the university, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “Being a part of the alumni board is an honour and privilege because I’m representing alumni,” he notes.