Information for partners

At UVic, knowledge doesn’t stop at campus boundaries. Every day, UVic ideas and innovations reach thousands of people regardless of whether they have ever set foot in a lab or classroom. By investing in close partnerships with the public and the private sector, UVic ensures that university knowledge is continually transmitted to—and enriched by—the wider community.

Impacting society

UVic is committed to the mobilization and application of knowledge for societal benefit. By building research partnerships in Canada and across the globe that engage communities and address their priorities, the university is helping communities thrive through its efforts in mobilizing knowledge.

Working with communities and industry 

UVic is home to the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization office, a leading-edge initiative in Canada.  RPKM is a thoughtful and comprehensive approach toward meeting UVic’s commitment to be one of Canada’s most civically-engaged research universities, an institution dedicated to improving society through research and creative activities. are linked with local, provincial, national and international resources, fostering an environment of collaborative development.

Collaborating with government

The Department of Government Relations works with the UVic community, President and Executive members to develop and enhance positive working relationships with all levels of governments.

Learn more about the Government Relations on their site.

Invest in research at UVic

UVic is looking for support from those who share our passion for UVic’s potential – alumni, visionary corporations, generous individuals and community leaders.

There are a number of ways in which you can invest in research by giving or donating.

UVic KnowlEDGE

UVic KnowlEDGE is a continuing series of feature stories published every month in the Victoria Times Colonist. Each story profiles a researcher and his or her work, and how they are making a difference to our lives and the world around us.

UVic DSpace

UVicSPACE is UVic’s repository of digital scholarly works by faculty, students and staff.

The UVic Strategic Research Plan 2016-2021 (SRP) identifies UVic’s research directions and areas of strategic priority on which to build the institutional research capacity. The SRP guides the university’s strategic resource allocation, especially how the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) programs will be used to enhance our capabilities.

Download the UVic Strategic Research Plan 2016-2021.

Office of the Vice-President Research
Telephone: 250-472-5416
Fax: 250-472-5477

Office of Research Services
Telephone: 250-472-4362
Fax: 250-721-8960

Research Communications
Jennifer Kwan
Senior Research Communications Officer
Media Relations & Public Affairs

Telephone: 250-721-7641

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