McWhinnie stands in front of the ocean on a sunny day.

Small boat traffic

Marine biologist and coastal geographer Lauren McWhinnie is looking at how we can reduce noise pollution from small vessel traffic on southern resident killer whales.

A physician crouches down to examine a patient who is sitting on a sidewalk against a wall.

Better end-of-life care for people in poverty

A new mobile palliative care program designed by a UVic researcher is providing care and dignity to people in Victoria with life-limiting illnesses who are homeless.

The Ring
Karen Kobayashi poses and smiles in front of a forest

Diabetes risk double in Japanese Americans

Diabetes is a chronic disease often associated with obesity but a new study led by UVic sociologist Karen Kobayashi shows that the disease can impact Asian American populations differently.

UVic News
Four UVic researchers pose outside on a wooden bench in an area covered by large trees and ferns

Royal Society of Canada elects UVic researchers

Experts in the fields of social sciences and humanities recognized with Canada’s highest academic honour.

UVic News
PhD candidate Harsh Rathod flies a drone.

Concrete improvements

Civil engineering PhD candidate Harsh Rathod is using artificial intelligence and robotics to help detect and quantify defects like cracks and holes in public infrastructure such as bridges and dams.

Mandy Jones (Snuneymuxw First Nation)

Google features UVic project in latest launch

An initiative led by anthropologist Brian Thom and Indigenous languages teacher yutustanaat Mandy Jones (Snuneymuxw First Nation) is a highlight of a new Google Earth Voyager story featuring 55 Indigenous languages in 27 countries.

Google indigenous languages project

Privacy rules and political parties

CBC News


Helping one another to advance respect and reconciliation

University Affairs

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