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REACH Awards

October 3, 2019 - Ring

On Oct. 10, the third annual REACH Awards will celebrate UVic scholars for their extraordinary contributions in research and teaching.

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Perfecting a powerful polymer

August 3, 2018 - Ring

UVic team’s breakthrough makes a highly durable industrial plastic accessible for wider use in automobiles and other applications. Jeremy Wulff’s team has synthesized a plastic that could replace metal to make vehicles lighter and more fuel efficient.

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Teaching creative chemistry

June 26, 2018 - News

Fraser Hof has held fast to his joy of discovery. "I've never lost the spirit of just trying stuff out," says Dr. Hof, Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in Supramolecular and Medicinal Chemistry. The sentiment applies equally to his classroom and his lab.

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Making littering feel good

April 12, 2018 - Ring

One morning at the Shambhala Music Festival in the Kootenays a few years ago, young scientist-to-be Paige Whitehead looked around at the vast piles of discarded glow sticks everywhere and was struck by the thought that there surely had to be a more environmentally friendly way to party.

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