Julian Lum works in his lab at the Deeley Research Centre in Victoria.

Focus on sugar in new immune cell cancer research

UVic scientist Julian Lum has received a $1.08 million grant to research a new type of immunotherapy that factors a patient’s diet as a means of engineering natural immune cells to fight cancer.

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Witness blanket art installation

Audain professor makes history again

The Witness Blanket by Carey Newman, UVic’s sixth Audain Professor, is the centrepiece of a historic agreement with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, uniting Western legal principles with Indigenous ways of knowing and being.

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Shezell-Rae Sam wearing a cedar hat made by her grandmother

Ancient ways of knowing help heal

How does one "speak back" to violence experienced by Indigenous girls, young women, two-spirit youth, even whole communities impacted from centuries of oppression?

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Three co-op students at LlamaZOO holding VR sets

Co-op employers of the year

UVic’s co-op employers of the year for 2018 are Babcock Canada, ImmunoPrecise Antibodies and LlamaZOO.

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Students at UVic's First Peoples House during the workshop on the Anishinaabe dreamcatcher

Connecting Indigenous communities

UVic’s English Language UVic collaborates with a Mexican program that sponsors women from Indigenous communities to study languages abroad. UVic has welcomed 30 students from this program since 2016.

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Canada's sea levels are rising

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Nautical maps from century ago help BC researchers chart kelp

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