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Singing to fight the stigma and social isolation of dementia

April 25, 2018 - Ring

"Voices in Motion" is an intergenerational community choir for persons with dementia, their family caregivers and high school students. It's also a UVic research study looking into how participation in an intergenerational choir might foster social engagement and caregiver well-being, improve quality of life for persons with dementia, and reduce some of the stigma surrounding memory loss.

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More eyes on the ocean

April 17, 2018 - Ring

UVic geographer Maycira Costa has received $361,500 in funding from the Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) and UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) to study biophysical processes in ocean waters along the migration route of juvenile salmon.

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