UVic political historian Dr. Penny Bryden at the main entrance of the BC Legislature

New research on political scandals

A new humanities research project by UVic political historian Penny Bryden shows that nothing gets under Canadians’ skin more than misspent taxpayers’ dollars.

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Four UVic researchers pose outside on a wooden bench in an area covered by large trees and ferns

Royal Society of Canada elects UVic researchers

Experts in the fields of social sciences and humanities recognized with Canada’s highest academic honour.

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Peter Underwood poses in front of sunflowers with his orange t-shirt

UVic honours Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

On Orange Shirt Day, come together in the spirit of reconciliation to honour Indian residential school survivors and their families. The activities start outdoors in the Quad at noon. Please wear an orange shirt!

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Audrey Yap poses in front of a building with her arms crossed

New collaboration unlocks philosophy's biggest quest

UVic philosopher Audrey Yap (pictured above) is launching a new course this fall involving 10 UVic students and 10 incarcerated students at the Wilkinson Road jail.

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Adam Sherk poses outside with his arm crossed and smiling.

Research published on calories ingested via alcohol

A recent study, led by Adam Sherk, a post-doctoral fellow at UVic's Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR) a, calculated just how many calories Canadian drinkers were ingesting via alcohol.

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Elise McRae Coates poses in front of a log on a beach.

Schulich Leader scholars make UVic their choice

Two exceptional BC high-school scholars have received prestigious national scholarship awards to begin post-secondary studies at UVic this September.

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John Sakaluk poses with a large book open in front of a library shelf.

New study on psychotherapy standards

A new paper,  led by University of Victoria social psychologist John Sakaluk and University of Kansas clinical psychologist Alexander Williams, challenges evidence for some gold-standard psychotherapies.

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Student in scuba gear in the ocean

Classroom under water

UVic’s scientific diving program takes students to a whole new world of learning.

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The SNC-Lavalin affair fails the scandal test – so far

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