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Marine fossil record reveals climate change insights

April 17, 2024 - Media release

As ocean temperatures continue to rise due to climate change, marine plankton may be the newest candidate to act as an oceanic early alert system. According to a new Nature paper from UVic micropaleontologist Andy Fraass, and a team of international collaborators at the University of Bristol and Harvard University, an analysis of the fossil record shows that changes to community structure take place long before mass extinction occurs.

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Canada and Spain scientists establish new Antarctic Ocean observatory

January 16, 2024 - Media release

Canadian and European experts in polar observation are joining forces in a new partnership that will see Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) operating a subsea observatory at the Spanish Antarctic Station, providing year-round, near real-time data on ocean conditions there—the first time that ONC will extend its ocean monitoring outside Canadian waters.

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All in on science

November 1, 2023 -

Saying that someone’s science degree was full of science feels a bit obvious, but for Meghan Molnar, it really is the best way to describe her UVic experience.

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UVic in global top 10 for impact

June 1, 2023 - Media release

UVic is 1st in Canada for climate action and in the global top 10 for impact, according to the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. THE scores universities and colleges for how they are responding to UN goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity.

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