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Business reboot

December 18, 2019 - News

When Saeed Rahman set out to understand how businesses can advance sustainability efforts through better integration of ecological knowledge, he turned first to farmers. What he found was that most agricultural organizations were using a different sustainability lexicon than businesses in other industries.

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Top 10 newsmakers of 2019

December 16, 2019 - News

As 2019 swings to a close, we’re looking back at 12 months of captivating stories which helped shape a year of great news on UVic people, projects, ideas, creativity and research. Here are some of the many stories online, in print, on TV and radio, that were talked about on campus and well beyond our borders.

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The stories of 2019

December 12, 2019 - News

In 2019, UVic shared many stories about the university’s international activities, people, research and achievements—on campus, in the wider community and well beyond our borders. One of these is a story on four stories and food sovereignty in four countries.

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State of mindfulness

December 12, 2019 - News

For three years, Faculty of Humanities Dean Chris Goto-Jones has been teaching a free, online course through Leiden University called Demystifying Mindfulness. More than 112,000 people have so far enrolled in the massive open online course (MOOC). Here, Goto-Jones explains the origins, contemporary interest and the continuing evolution of mindfulness in the health sector.

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