Devesh Bharadwaj in front of a waterfall at Sandcut Beach, Vancouver Island, BC

A salty solution to energy needs

Mechanical engineer Devesh Bharadwaj is creating a new way to store energy by mixing salt and fresh water, which could provide clean water to the world through affordable, green technology.

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Hannah Charnock holding up a coffee bean at Smoke and Mirrors

Co-op student brews success

Chemistry student Hannah Charnock is applying what she learned during co-op terms in the beer and wine industries to create the perfect cup of coffee.

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Whitehead with a demo Nyoka Light Wand

Student develops environmentally friendly glow stick

UVic undergraduate student Paige Whitehead's "Light Wand" is lit by bioluminescence, inside a seaweed-based casing that not only dissolves harmlessly wherever it's discarded, but actually improves the soil.

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Becky Wigen shows a dog skeleton to two girls in the UVic bone lab

UVic's "bone lady" retires after more than 30 years

For more than 30 years, Becky Wigen, curator of the bone lab in UVic's Department of Anthropology, has worked to build one of the largest and most extensive collections of animal skeletons in the Pacific Northwest.

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UVic Vikes Celebration of Champions

Vikes soccer captain Emily Lieuwen is the recipient of this year's President's Cup. The cup, along with several other athletic accolades, was awarded at the Celebration of Champions and UVic Sports Hall of Fame event.

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Colton Hash with his whale sculpture

When art meets science

A student-created interactive orca sculpture fuses art, ocean data and climate change concerns.

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