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Patrick Robinson’s parattack team

Grad's mapping tool on track to save lives

UVic geography grad and co-op student Patrick Robinson developed a new mapping app to give him and his fellow "smoke jumpers" more information about the forest fire they're attacking.

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UVic geography faculty and three Maasai in front of totem poles

From Tanzania to the Yukon

UVic geography faculty and three Maasai from Africa exchanged cultural knowledge and practices with First Nations from the T’souke and Tla-o-qui-aht in BC to the Selkirk and Carcross-Tagish peoples of the Yukon.

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Two UVic students on a bench by the UVic fountain

Why study at UVic?

UVic is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. It also has a strong sense of community with opportunities to get involved. Asiyah Robinson (left) is President of the Muslim Student Society and Coordinator of Let's Talk Science.

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Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the UVic study on human consumption of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney, BC. Credit: Kieran Cox.

Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

A UVic-led study indicates that a large amount of microplastics may be making their way into our bodies through food we eat and the air we breathe.

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A blog for students, by students

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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Akbari in his lab at UVic

Futuristic tissue engineering

A UVic researcher is developing futuristic microfibres that target emerging drug therapies for deadly disease.

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Bruce Wallace overseas the work of chemistry co-op student Ashley Larnder at AIDS Vancouver Island harm reduction site.

Drug checking project to help prevent overdoses

A unique UVic chemistry/social work collaboration is being piloted at Victoria harm reduction sites to provide a quick, accurate chemical analysis of drugs as a way to prevent overdoses and also evaluate drug-checking technologies.

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We tackle essential issues that matter—to people, places and the planet.

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UVic acknowledges with respect…

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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