Kelly Richardson and student hold a video camera surrounded by forest.

Engaging the head and heart

Beyond creating art reflecting our changing world, Kelly Richardson is raising awareness around the plight to protect Vancouver Island’s old-growth forests.

Dr. Duong poses with planetary disk model

Tracing planetary movement in dust and gas

Astrophysicist Ruobing Dong is revolutionizing the field of observational planet formation and has earned a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship to continue doing so.

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Head shots of three distinguished alumni award recipients from left to right: Richard Van Camp, Sybil Verch and Robert “Lucky” Budd.

UVic Distinguished Alumni Awards

On Feb. 4, the UVic Alumni Association honoured 12 UVic Distinguished Alumni award recipients from across all faculties. Pictured (left to right) are Richard Van Camp (BFA '97), Sybil Verch (BCom '97) and Robert “Lucky” Budd (BA ‘00, MA ’05).

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Top 10 newsmakers of 2019

As UVic looks ahead in the new year, we’re also celebrating our most memorable moments and compelling stories of 2019.

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Rory Hills leans on scientific equipment

UVic biochemistry student named 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Biochemistry undergraduate student Rory Hills developed a love for science early in life. This drove his desire to help solve society’s toughest problems including the opioid crisis and climate change.

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Nick Dechev holds an artificial hand in front of a Victoria Hand Project sign.

Victoria Hand Project extends its reach

Nick Dechev and the Victoria Hand Project receive $1M from TD Bank Group to provide 3D-printed devices to kids with scoliosis and to amputees in underserved and remote communities in Canada & US.

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Ian Manners poses on a stairwell

Breakthrough alters makeup of material surfaces

In Science-published research, UVic chemist Ian Manners discovers a new way to change the chemical makeup of surfaces.

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Artist Carey Newman participates in a traditional ceremony involving the Witness Blanket.

Historic agreement finalized in traditional ceremony

A groundbreaking agreement between Kwakwaka’wakw artist Carey Newman (Hayalthkin’geme) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights governing the protection and use of the Witness Blanket was finalized through traditional ceremony on Vancouver Island. 

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Beyond bloodlines: How the Wet’suwet’en hereditary system works

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