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After COP26, extreme weather in BC

Climatologist Faron Anslow spends most of his time looking at the past, but his work is firmly focused on the future—a hotter, wetter, more turbulent future.

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Pacific Ocean rockfish. Photo: K Lee

What the extreme life span of rockfish means

Aging is one of the big questions in biology and health sciences today. In a new paper published in Science, researchers examine the genetic basis of life span variation in Pacific Ocean rockfish.

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Two people walk by the tiny house village on Caledonia Avenue. The exterior is painted with brightly coloured murals.

Geography students explore topics in housing

UVic geography students shone a light on empathy during a recent community-based research project on the housing crisis. The students learned there are many reasons someone ends up unhoused—and most often it’s not by choice.

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UVic chem grad student, Ben Godwin, and supervisor Jeremy Wulff are pictured in a lab.

New materials for next-gen auto parts

With a versatile new polymer, novel materials now stronger and lighter than before.

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Alan McConnachie poses in front of a UVic building and some multi-coloured trees, smiling.

Royal Society of Canada recognizes UVic researchers

Alan McConnachie's research has brought local dwarf galaxies into focus, recognizing how the very data he was sharing would be replaced with even better data as soon as the work was published. He and five other UVic researchers were elected fellows or new members of the Royal Society this year, while two scholars received medals.

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Caption: A hydrophone is deployed to monitor underwater noise in the Strait of Georgia, home to endangered killer whales and Canada’s biggest port, Vancouver.

World-class ocean observing gets a boost

Fisheries and Oceans supports Canada’s ocean research technology and blue economy innovation with $8.7-milion funding in the University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada.

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Cynthia McDowell is part of a team producing a podcast mini-series that shares intimate and first-hand stories about dementia and caregiving

The healing power of music and connection

A scholarship supporting digital health research helps uncover the positive benefits of lifestyle interventions for people living with dementia.

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Rendering of the UVic Engineering and Computer Science expansion looking north from Ring Road.

Engineering and computer science expansion

A new hub for high-impact solutions in fields from healthcare technology to environmental sustainability.

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