Kim Senklip Harvey directs a staged reading of her play.

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Twenty stellar UVic grads recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to society.

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Science-led solution to cattle greenhouse emissions

New discoveries in gut microbiota—tiny microorganisms living in our digestive tracts—could lead to seaweed-based cattle feed that reduces methane emissions from cows.

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Paddlers load into the čupuc (canoe) for its first launch into the Gordon River

Canoe creation re-awakens Pacheedaht ancestors

A new canoe is the centrepiece of a project led by the Pacheedaht First Nation in partnership with UVic to promote health, well-being and pride in the community. It is the first seaworthy dugout canoe to be carved by the Pacheedaht in more than 50 years.

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On the trail of vanishing mountain goats

The Kitasoo Xai'xais Nation alongside researchers led by PhD candidate Tyler Jessen followed the trail of vanishing mountain goats, to address what to do next.

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ReBuild for a clean energy future

In the global race to achieve net zero emissions, UVic's Ralph Evins is leading a 16-organization partnership that will share information and develop solutions to help businesses, governments and homeowners.

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Ry Moran stands on a bridge

Reconciliation Barometer tracks shifting attitudes

The first report of the Canadian Reconciliation Barometer highlights areas of agreement and disagreement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples when it comes to reconciliation--findings the project team hopes will inform public policy.

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Kim Venn stands underneath a telescope at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory

Link between telescopes reveals a galactic fossil

UVic astronomer Kim Venn co-led an international team that found a star cluster with the lowest concentration of metals ever observed--a discovery made possible by making two ground-based telescopes work together in a new way.

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UVic accelerates innovation impact

UVic alumna Sahar Sam started a cleantech company thanks to her PhD and postdoctoral studies at UVic, including the entrepreneurial and innovation opportunities the university provides.

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