UVic chem grad student, Ben Godwin, and supervisor Jeremy Wulff are pictured in a lab.

New materials for next-gen auto parts

With a versatile new polymer, novel materials now stronger and lighter than before.

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John Burke examines an object in a lab.

Royal Society of Canada recognizes UVic researchers

Newly elected Royal Society of Canada member John Burke’s cutting-edge methods of researching lipid-signalling proteins and their role in human health are leading to novel therapeutics for cancer, malaria and viral infections. Six UVic researchers were elected fellows or new members of the Royal Society this year, while two scholars received medals.

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Caption: A hydrophone is deployed to monitor underwater noise in the Strait of Georgia, home to endangered killer whales and Canada’s biggest port, Vancouver.

World-class ocean observing gets a boost

Fisheries and Oceans supports Canada’s ocean research technology and blue economy innovation with $8.7-milion funding in the University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada.

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Cynthia McDowell is part of a team producing a podcast mini-series that shares intimate and first-hand stories about dementia and caregiving

The healing power of music and connection

A scholarship supporting digital health research helps uncover the positive benefits of lifestyle interventions for people living with dementia.

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Rendering of the UVic Engineering and Computer Science expansion looking north from Ring Road.

Engineering and computer science expansion

A new hub for high-impact solutions in fields from healthcare technology to environmental sustainability.

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Maintaining cultural connections during a pandemic

A partnership with the Mastercard Foundation helped meet student needs during the transition to online education.

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Burke poses for a photo with the Athenian acropolis in the background at the height of the pandemic. Image provided courtesy of Burke.

Training world’s top classical scholars

Humanities scholar Brendan Burke is the new Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies at the prestigious American School of Classical Studies in Athens, the world’s oldest and largest US overseas research centre.

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Beadwork as a form of resistance

UVic researcher combines hands-on learning in traditional Cree-Metis beadwork with readings, films and writing.

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Canada’s status quo election: Trudeau returns with minority

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Long-term care needs neglected in federal election platforms

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Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety?

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