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Tech consortium funds UVic research, innovation

Using big data to improve the health of major water systems and advancing women entrepreneurs in BC, are two research projects to benefit from funding by the Digital Technology Supercluster.

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Business reboot

Saeed Rahman is integrating ecological knowledge for sustainable business practices.

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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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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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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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Craig Brown poses at a desk with a computer and microscope in behind him.

Understanding the aging brain

Neurobiologist Craig Brown and the students in his laboratory at UVic’s Division of Medical Sciences are investigating new approaches to slow loss of brain power.

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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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Tech consortium funds UVic research, innovation

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Galaxy clusters Q&A

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UVic auctioning 10,000 items from its vinyl record library

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The Fertile Shore: How Humans came to America

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