Research and discovery at UVic

Dong in the engine room of a BC ferry

Greener ships, cleaner ocean

What engineering solutions will it take to make ships more environmentally friendly?

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Hash by his whale sculpture

When art meets science

A student-created interactive orca sculpture fuses art, ocean data and climate change concerns.

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Two members of ONC working on equipment on shore

Coastal connections

UVic's national ocean observatory facility takes its innovative science to BC communities.

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Denise Cloutier in a care facility

Feeling like home

It's time for more "heart-centred" approaches to residential care for older adults.

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Penelakut Elder Auggie Sylvester sharing Indigenous histories of Portland Island with students Mike Graeme and Tessa Gaudet

Sacred spaces

Mapping tools help Coast Salish communities and Parks Canada protect ancestral sites.

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Varela against a backdrop of diatoms

Tiny things, big impact

Phytoplankton are helping us better understand past, present and future global ocean change.

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About UVic knowlEDGE

UVic knowlEDGE is a series of half-page research features published monthly in the Victoria Times Colonist, except in July and August. It is produced by University Communications + Marketing with financial support from the Vice-President Research.

Through this series we help inform the local community about the impressive range and quality of research activity at the University of Victoria, and the societal relevance and impact of this research. The series also emphasizes the critical linkage between research and teaching.

Since the inception of the UVic knowlEDGE series in 1999, more than 160 features have appeared in the Times Colonist, which has provided the space as a service to education in our community. The university gratefully acknowledges their support.

Current issue

Dr. Ray Siemens

UVic knowlEDGE is published 10 times a year—every month except July and August.

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Archived issues

Dr. Beverly Smith

Our archives go back to 2000, and most issues are available in PDF and HTML formats.

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