Four UVic international PhD students talk on sofas in the UVic McPherson library.

Influencing education around the world

Four international PhD students from Tanzania and Zimbabwe are pursuing doctoral work at UVic—thanks to support from donors and UVic’s Faculty of Education—in hopes of helping to increase access to quality education at all levels.

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John Borrows standing in front of the ocean

John Borrows wins 2019 Canada Council Molson Prize

One of Canada’s foremost law scholars and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at UVic, Borrows was awarded the prize in recognition of his contributions to Canada’s cultural and intellectual heritage.

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Dom Dominic surfing

Carving a career with a love of surfing

As head of Surf Canada, Dom Domic (BA ’92, MPA ’96) champions the sport and its athletes as surfing debuts in the 2020 Olympics.

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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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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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