Matthew Moffitt looking at a microfluidic chip with a microscope

Research partnership seeks to improve drug delivery

Four Canadian universities. Eight researchers. One goal: improve the way therapeutic drugs are delivered in the human body.

Improving drug delivery
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
ARC director Kim Venn and graduate student Masen Lamb work at the adaptive optics bench at NRC-Herzberg Institute

Partnerships between astronomy and tech sector

Lung cancer scans and astronomy may not seem like they’ve got much in common. But a new research and training program at UVic is demonstrating that you just never know where astronomy studies may lead.

New tech for Canadian observatories
"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
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

Opinion: Economic self-sufficiency for First Nations

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