Masterminds free public lecture series returns to UVic for 2017 featuring Lynne Van Luven, Barbara Whittington, Terry Pearson and Michael Best. The UVic Retirees Association and the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health sponsor the series, with support from UVic.
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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.
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.
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.
Through a variety of panels, hands-on workshops, exhibits, performances and tours, UVic's sixth annual Ideafest showcases the world-class research, innovation and creative activity underway by faculty members and students—and the impact their work is having on our world and our lives.
Carolyn Crippen publishes the final report of her seven year research project examining Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Trevor Linden and Pat Quinn as exemplars of servant leadership philosophy, and their impact on the changing culture of the Canucks.
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.
In a new study of Canadian adult sex workers, UVic researchers have found—as with conventional occupations—the initial decision to sell sexual services is a complex matter, involving the interplay of life events, socio-economic circumstances and the personal appeal of the work.
UVic oceanographer Jay Cullen is on the Canadian Space Agency’s recent shortlist to become one of two new Canadian astronauts.