Barbara Hager at awards ceremony

Filmmaker celebrated with Indspire Award

Métis filmmaker, writer and director Barbara Todd Hager is one of 12 recipients this year of a prestigious Indspire Arts Award.

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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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Patrick Robinson’s parattack team

Grad's mapping tool on track to save lives

UVic geography grad and co-op student Patrick Robinson developed a new mapping app to give him and his fellow "smoke jumpers" more information about the forest fire they're attacking.

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People standing near totems

Connecting Indigenous peoples

UVic geography faculty and three Maasai from Tanzania exchanged cultural knowledge and practices with First Nations from the T’souke and Tla-o-qui-aht on Vancouver Island to the Selkirk and Carcross-Tagish peoples of the Yukon.

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Hailey Davies and Wendy Fleming, contributors to the UVic study on human consumption of microplastics using a seine fishing net in Sidney, BC. Credit: Kieran Cox.

Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

A UVic-led study indicates that a large amount of microplastics may be making their way into our bodies through food we eat and the air we breathe.

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Akbari in his lab at UVic

Futuristic tissue engineering

A UVic researcher is developing futuristic microfibres that target emerging drug therapies for deadly disease.

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Julian Lum works in his lab at the Deeley Research Centre in Victoria.

Focus on sugar in new immune cell cancer research

UVic scientist Julian Lum has received a $1.08 million grant to research a new type of immunotherapy that factors a patient’s diet as a means of engineering natural immune cells to fight cancer.

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People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds

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