Charlotte Schallié looking at her computer

Wartime hero, a "Swiss Schindler"

A mother-daughter team has played a key role in bringing the stories of Budapest Holocaust survivors and the heroic work of Swiss diplomat Carl Lutz to light, in new research by Charlotte Schallié (pictured).

A forgotten hero
UVic researchers on a boat and working on a boat

Clean energy projects at UVic get a $2.4M boost

$2.4 million in new funding from the Government of Canada and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with Seaspan will accelerate solutions-focused, clean energy projects at UVic.

News release
Forest fire at Verdant Creek, BC

Yesterday’s hottest summers are tomorrow's new norm

By 2050, virtually every summer will be hotter than any experienced to date, due to human-influenced climate change.

Hot summers
"Wally" the deep-sea crawler in action on the ocean floor

The climate role of undersea canyons

UVic researchers are collecting data from undersea canyons off our coast in order to understand how carbon is carried from the ocean surface to the deep sea.

Undersea canyons
Vikes women's soccer team celebrating on the field

Vikes soccer program on the rise

A young but mighty Vikes women's soccer team flew under the radar all season long, quietly making their way up the Canada West standings after knocking down giants UBC in their home opener on route to a 9-1-4 regular season record.

Vikes soccer
Students in their convocation regalia

Fall Convocation 2017

Hundreds of UVic students and their families will gather on campus in November to celebrate reaching an academic milestone.

Congratulations, grads!
Sara Ellison doing a demonstration using a telescope

When galaxies collide

A team involving UVic astronomer Sara Ellison has discovered a method of finding the elusive pairing of supermassive black holes that mark merging galaxies—a discovery that may provide clues to the future of Earth’s own galaxy.

Black hole pairs
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