Gracia Seal singing with two high school students

Singing to fight the stigma of dementia

UVic researchers are investigating how participation in an intergenerational community choir might impact quality of life for persons with dementia and reduce the stigma surrounding memory loss.

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Cara Samuel sitting at an outdoor table on the UVic campus turning a textbook page and looking at the camera

Three UVic students awarded national fellowships

Just 10 national 3M Student Fellowships are awarded annually. Congratulations to our three recipients, recognized for their outstanding leadership.

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Student wearing a yellow backpack looking at the mountains of Peru

En route to a field school in Peru

En route to study sustainable Indigenous economies and ecologies in northern Peru, two UVic undergraduate students take the opportunity to experience as much of the country as they can.

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Tourists swimming with a provisioned whale shark in Oslob, Philippines. Photo: LAMAVE

Intersections between tourism and biodiversity

Geography PhD candidate Jackie Ziegler hopes her research in Mexico and the Philippines will help inform government policy makers, local villages and visitors on the ethics of feeding sharks for tourism purposes.

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Students walking into the UVic auditorium in convocation regalia

Congratulations, grads!

During Spring Convocation, ceremonies were held to confer 3,776 degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Black and white photograph of Johnny Cash and Saul Holiff in a hotel room

Johnny Cash collection at UVic Libraries

The archives of the Canadian who helped make Johnny Cash a superstar are now at UVic. Explore the online exhibit today or view part of the collection in the McPherson Library from June 20-July 20.

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Chris Darimont in Mystic Vale holding a fern

New Raincoast research chair

UVic's Chris Darimont has been named Raincoast Research Chair in Applied Conservation Science. The role supports research, teaching and outreach programs in community-driven applied conservation science.

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Buckley by a stream holding a cup of water

Detecting mining's toxic leftovers in water

Heather Buckley's research aims to develop a low-cost test strip that immediately identifies health-threatening levels of the most common contaminants from mining.

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