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Healing technology

June 30, 2022 - The Torch

The Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training.

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2022 Leiden Rankings

June 22, 2022 - The Ring

International research rankings released today by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands once again show that UVic researchers consistently publish a greater concentration of high-impact findings based on international collaborations than any other school or institute in North America—a distinction it’s held for eight of the last 12 years. In mathematics and computer science, UVic is the top university in Canada, and number 50 globally, for its proportion of high-impact research findings. UVic also scores second nationally for research in physical sciences and engineering, closely tailing the University of Toronto.

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June ringers

June 2, 2022 - The Ring

UVic Libraries’ Associate University Librarian Reconciliation Ry Moran has been appointed to a new federal leadership circle designed to guide and support Indigenous research in Canada. Librarian Pia Russell has also received two awards from the British Columbia Library Association for her work on the BC Historical Textbooks Project. CAPI director Victor V. Ramraj has also been appointed to a new federal Indo-Pacific advisory committee.

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Bridging knowledges for land and water stewardship

April 27, 2022 - The Ring

What happens when Indigenous People lead resource decision-making on their own terms, across their own traditional territories? Communities in Tanzania and Canada are documenting and sharing their experiences, supported by a University of Victoria Department of Geography project that illustrates how partnerships can advance the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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