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Healing technology

June 30, 2022 - The Torch

The Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training.

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Major funding boost for CanAssist

April 5, 2017 - The Ring

New funding from the BC government for CanAssist will expand services for seniors living with dementia, and children and youth with special needs, including a grant of $3M to continue the CanStayHome initiative and another $1.5M to produce and supply existing assistive technologies.

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A whole different ball game

September 8, 2016 - The Ring

This isn't your average soccer game—it's blind soccer. Drop-in blind soccer is a student-led success story, brought to UVic after two Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education students were assigned a class project about adapted sports and recreation.

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