Events and outreach

Upcoming Events

Second Annual Health and Biomedical Hackathon

Join us for the second annual Health Hackathon where teams will work consecutively for 24-hours to address real challenges faced by our local healthcare community while participating in a friendly competition.

This event is being hosted in colaboration with the BC Regenerative Medicine network who will be holding a Hackathon in Vancouver, BC at the same time addressing the same challenges.

If you are interested in participating as a Hacker, registration can be accessed here. More information can be found on the main event landing page on the BCRegMed website or check out our the challenges and winning teams from last year under the Victoria Health Hackathon tab.

We would like to thank our early sponsors, Viatec for graciously donating space for the weekend.

Kick-off: September 6th, 2019 - Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 660, UVic - 6pm

24-hour Hackathon: October 4th-5th, 2019 - Fort Tectoria, 777 Fort Street - 6pm (Oct4) to 6pm (Oct5)

Team presentations, judging and prizes: October 6th, 2019 - Fort Tectoria, 777 Fort Street - 10am


Do you or someone you know have a health related challenge that needs solving? Please submit your challenges here before July 31st.


Third Annual Biomedical Engineering and Health Technology Showcase

November 8th, 2019 - Michelle Pujol room, Student's Union Building, University of Victoria

Register now this years Biotechnology showcase. The day will be filled with speakers and panels highlighting the innovation in the BC biomedical engineering and health technology industries as well as the associted entrepuneurship opportunities. More inforamtion can be found under the Biomedical Engineering Showcase tab.

Please Register Here.

Contact the Centre for Biomedical Research if you have any questions or 250-472-4067


Other events

Our Café Scientifique series is an informal series of talks designed to engage the public in learning about recent research in science. The talks, which are given by experts in the field, provide an opportunity to stimulate discussion around some of the most exciting topics in modern science.

The CBR Trainee Group includes over a hundred undergraduate and graduate students who are doing or are interested in biomedical research. Throughout the year many events are held by this group showcasing the student biomedical research happening on campus.

Additionally, we also host and sponsor events related to the following series and initiatives: