Finnerty Gardens

UVic marks one year since tragic accident

We are reflecting back this fall with heavy hearts on the tragic bus accident of Sept. 13, 2019, on the passing of two of our students and on the very difficult aftermath for all those involved.

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Royal Society of Canada elected UVic researchers

Royal Society of Canada class of 2020

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announces four UVic researchers as new fellows and member, and also recognizes a professor emeritus for contributions in the literature of social sciences.

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UVic President Jamie Cassels, Professor and Director of the Indigenous law program Val Napoleon and Honourable Minister Melanie Mark

Indigenous law centre becomes a reality

The National Centre for Indigenous Laws was made a reality at UVic with $13 million from the BC government, $9.1 million from the federal government and $5 million from the Law Foundation of BC.

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students making a presentation

Input wanted on sexualized violence policy

Offer your feedback on how we can improve and strengthen UVic’s first Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Policy which is undergoing its three-year review.

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Chris Bone

UVic research gets CFI boost

UVic projects received a total of $640,002 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leadership Fund.

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Peter Constabel

Fighting COVID with plants

To meet the global demand for COVID-19 spike protein needed for antibody test kits, UVic plant biologist Peter Constabel has turned to an unexpected source: a relative of the tobacco plant.

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Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall named as next president

UVic announces after an extensive international search that innovative academic leader and civil engineer Kevin Hall will be the next president of the university effective Nov. 1.

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Leigh Joseph collects samples from a tree

The land drew me back

A donor award supports doctoral student Leigh Joseph—ethnobotanist and founder of a natural skincare business—as she examines the potential for traditional foods and medicines to prevent and manage Type 2 diabetes.

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