UVic researcher Sam Liu pictured with a youth participant during a demonstration of the Draco smartphone application on campus

Raising Draco

UVic researcher Sam Liu is piloting a digital app that helps families increase physical activity and healthy eating, aided by a virtual dragon.

Hanna Jacobsen

3M National Student Fellows

Two of 10 of this year's prestigious 3M have been awarded to UVic students Hanna Jacobsen (sociology and gender studies) and Madeleine Kenyon (philosophy).

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Jasmine Dionne

Trudeau scholar addresses gender violence

UVic PhD student Jasmine Dionne has received a $180,000 Trudeau scholarship for her work with the Cree, Metis, Chipewyan and Dene community of Saka Wiyiniwak to reimplement Indigenous legal principles addressing gender violence.

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Alexandre Brolo

Development of a COVID-19 home test

Physical chemist Alexandre Brolo and ImmunoPrecise Antibodies are partnering to develop a low-cost screening test that detects the presence of the disease in saliva and can be read using a cell phone.

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Martin Boulanger

Supercluster funds COVID-19 research

Two UVic research projects funded by the Digital Technology Supercluster will contribute to finding solutions to the pandemic.

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Celia Benoit

Researcher awarded for reducing inequity

UVic Sociologist Cecilia Benoit wins the 2020 Killam Prize in Social Sciences for reducing inequity and stigma.

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Erynne Gilpin

Powerful stories of research impact

Two UVic researchers named top 25 "Storytellers" in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's annual competition. They show Canadians the impact of their research in just three minutes.

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Martin Kellinghusen, Electrical Engineer and UVic alum (BEng ’18)

A race to make ventilators

UVic alumni are working around the clock to produce ventilators at Victoria-based StarFish Medical. The project is one of four that will collectively supply 30,000 ventilators to the Canadian market.

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Grant to paleontologist will shape next generation of scientists

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