Research at the University of Victoria

Ideafest2017

Ideafest call for proposals

Units from across campus are invited to submit event proposals by Friday, October 7

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Ocean explorers

Ocean explorers

UVic’s world-leading Ocean Networks Canada boldly goes where no one has gone before—without leaving the planet.

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Cell soldiers

Cell soldiers

Can immune cells be successfully used to battle cancer and other diseases?

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Extreme thinking

Extreme thinking

Is climate change causing more extreme weather events?

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Urbanoski

Out of the darkness

Why do some people succeed in addictions treatment, while others fail?

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Stolen history

Stolen history

A national UVic-led project traces the history of Japanese Canadian dispossession in 1940s British Columbia.

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The University of Victoria is one of Canada's leading research universities and consistently ranks highly in many national and international surveys.
UVic Strategic Research Plan

Our researchers are global leaders…

  • they're having vital impact on our lives and the world around us through scientific, technological, social and artistic innovation.
  • they're working with communities, universities, governments, industry and other organizations worldwide to tackle the social, economic and environmental issues that matter.
  • they're grooming the next generation of innovators and thought leaders through dynamic, hands-on learning in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment.
  • they're earning international, national and regional recognition for their achievements and influence.

Applying new knowledge

Our researchers and artists are committed to improving the social, cultural and economic well-being of people in Canada and around the world.

We work closely with community, government and industry partners to move ideas, discoveries, creations and inventions forward for the betterment of society.

Looking to partner with us on research? Learn more about how we can help you create and apply new knowledge: