Agamemnon A. Kasapi with his wife Eleni at Willows Beach

New gift honours shared values

In honour of Agamemnon Kasapi, his family has established a new $1M endowment at UVic to fund two student awards.

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Bernie Pauly

Alcohol harm reduction is saving lives

While MAPs largely flew under the radar for years, the COVID-19 crisis has led to a surge in interest, with new programs opening up across the country.

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Melanie Clapham sets up a camera trap to record individual grizzly bears for research and monitoring

BearID for identifying grizzlies

A new method of AI called deep learning was developed by UVic researchers and private software engineers to detect and identify individual grizzly bears from photographs.

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Tom Gleeson

Hydrologist awarded President's Chair

Tom Gleeson’s far-reaching contributions to groundwater research and sustainability have earned him a prestigious President’s Chair—the highest academic honour UVic can bestow on a faculty member.

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Kay Gallivan next to a mural she painted for Studio Robazzo in 2017.

Drawing youth voices into community activism

Professional muralist, activist, and soon-to-be secondary school teacher Kay Gallivan is graduating from UVic this Fall ready to bring more public art into the school system.

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Kai Conradi stands in a meadow

Writing grad explores words & life

Despite having just completed their writing degree, Kai Conradi’s poetry and short-stories have already been published in multiple outlets and been nominated for national literary prizes.

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Katherine Elvira

Mentoring through COVID

UVic's Katherine Elvira mentored companies as part of a Creative Destruction Lab's COVID-19 recovery program.

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Paterson (left) and Turner.

Mental health impacts of COVID-19

UVic researchers Brianna Turner and Theone Paterson are working with a global team of scientists to understand the different impacts and improve the mental well-being of communities in Canada.


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