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Teens + tech = HighTechU

August 23, 2018 - Ring

Inspired by local youth and Victoria's growing technology sector, HighTechU is more than a coding program. It's an experiential learning program where high school students build the diverse skills needed to succeed in higher education and the tech industry.

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More eyes on the ocean

April 17, 2018 - Ring

UVic geographer Maycira Costa has received $361,500 in funding from the Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) and UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) to study biophysical processes in ocean waters along the migration route of juvenile salmon.

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Study shows human disturbance affects fish diversity

April 11, 2018 - Ring

In a study that spans Canada's Pacific Coast, UVic researchers have confirmed that human disturbance of seagrass meadows results in lower fish diversity. While human activity is known to impact a variety of ecosystems, the effect of human activity on coastal biodiversity is largely unknown. Coastal seagrass meadows are important nursery grounds for commercial and ecologically significant fish species.

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