Members of the ARC include researchers from UVic's faculties of Science and Engineering, NRC’s Herzberg Astronomy & Astrophysics Research Centre in Saanich, BC, NRC’s Dominion Radio Astronomy Observatory in Penticton, BC, and the TRIUMF lab in Vancouver, BC.  Our students, postdocs, associates, adjuncts and faculty are involved in a wide range of astronomical research.

UVic Faculty

Hubble M31 PHAT Mosaic

UVic faculty members hold appointments in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria. They conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, secure research funding, and supervise postdoctoral researchers and graduate students.

Image Credit:NASA, ESA, & PHAT Team


NGC 1898

Adjunct members bring additional expertise to the group and may teach courses and co-supervise graduate students. All of our adjunct faculty are affiliated with NRC-Herzberg or TRIUMF.

Image Credit:ESA/Hubble & NASA


Stephan's Quintet

Associate members are involved full-time in astronomical research, including instrumentation and computation.

Image Credit:NASA, ESA, & Hubble SM4 ERO Team


Carina Nebula

Staff members assist in administrative and technical areas.

Image Credit: ESO



Graduate students are full participants in our research groups as they pursue their MSc or PhD degrees.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Former Members

EHT Black Hole

Former Members include students who have graduated and researchers who have moved on to new positions at other institutions.

Image Credit: EHT Collaboration