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Resetting climate narratives

September 29, 2022 -

Meet Ian Mauro, the new executive director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, a four-university partnership hosted and led by UVic. Mauro believes in storytelling, in partnership, and in a solutions-oriented focus to climate change. Read more about his approach and why he rejects dire narratives about our ability to take impactful climate action.

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Environmental scientist and filmmaker Ian Mauro to head PICS

September 29, 2022 - Media release

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and the University of Victoria welcome Dr. Ian Mauro to his new role as executive director of PICS and professor of environmental studies at UVic , effective Nov. 1, 2022. Mauro, an acclaimed environmental scientist, filmmaker and multimedia producer who has worked with local communities and Indigenous Nations and Peoples across Canada, brings his passion for storytelling and collaboration to the role.

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Launch of Indigenous nursing master’s a historic occasion

September 28, 2022 -

Fifty delegates from six universities across BC, including UVic, gathered in Penticton to launch a master’s of Indigenous nursing research project. The first-of-its-kind master’s degree combines high-level professional training with community-driven interventions designed to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples living in rural and remote areas.

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Orange Shirt Day 2022

September 16, 2022 -

Leading up to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30, the University of Victoria will be hosting several public events to honour and support the children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.

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