Spreading a love of science

February 1, 2017 - Ring

Microbiology co-op student Levana Mastrangelo is doing her part to make a difference in local Indigenous communities. She recently completed a co-operative education (co-op) work term with the Aboriginal STEM Outreach Program, where she became a liaison between UVic’s Science Venture and Indigenous youth on Vancouver Island.

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Undergrad creates chaos machine

March 11, 2013 - Ring

Chaos intrigues Austin Davis—so much so that he’s structuring his remaining undergraduate courses around studying it. Davis was already interested in chaos theory when he was handed the assignment of mathematically modeling a complicated differential system. He chose a triple pendulum to demonstrate the chaotic system and astonished his professor, Dr. Anthony Quas (math and statistics), by going far beyond the assignment parameters and actually building the pendulum at home.

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More honours for Srivastava

November 9, 2012 - Ring

A four-day International Dedication Congress in Honour of Dr. Hari M. Srivastava (professor emeritus, mathematics and statistics) was held in August 2012 under the auspices of Uludağ University at Gör&u#168;kle (Bursa) in Turkey. It was attended by some 250 mathematical, physical, statistical and engineering scientists from all over the world, including Canada. The duly refereed proceedings of this International Dedication Congress will appear in special issues of four scientific research journals published by Springer-Verlag.

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Srivastava honoured

January 12, 2012 - Ring

A 500-plus-page special issue of Elsevier’s reputed journal Applied Mathematics and Computation (Volume 218, Issue 3, Oct. 2011) was dedicated to Dr. Hari M. Srivastava (Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics) on the occasion of his 70th birth anniversary. This Special Dedication Issue stemmed essentially from a four-day international congress in honour of Srivastava, held in 2010 in Bursa, Turkey. It contains about 100 scientific research articles written by mathematical, physical, statistical and engineering scientists from all over the world. Several other international scientific research journals have also published special issues dedicated to Srivastava on the occasion of his 70th birth anniversary.

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