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Dr. Fraser Hof

Fraser Hof

Associate Vice-President Research



Fraser grew up in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He was educated at the University of Alberta, The Scripps Research Institute (California), and ETH Zurich (Switzerland). He joined UVic as a chemistry professor in 2005. He was the Director of UVic's interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials and Related Technology from 2020–2022. He became Associate Vice President of Research at UVic in July 2022.

Fraser's scholarly work has explored the interface of the physical sciences, life sciences, and health research. He has collaborated extensively with academic and private sector partners from many disciplines.

Major recognitions of his research impact include a CIHR New Investigator Award, an NSERC Canada Research Chair, and the Canadian Society for Chemistry's award for excellence in medicinal chemistry.

Fraser is active in campus-wide initiatives that aim to grow UVic's success in research, partnerships, and innovation. Outside of work, Fraser takes his greatest pleasures from family, strong coffee, the great outdoors, and soccer.