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UVic Biomedical Technology Industry Partnership Day

Nov. 3, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Join us for industry talks, panel discussions, a showcase of Biomedical Research projects, and a speed-networking session that will create new connections and spark collaborative project ideas with funding options available between researchers and industry.

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CIRCLE speaker series

Held monthly

You’re invited to our 2017-18 Indigenous Speaker Series at the First Peoples’ House at the University of Victoria on Coast and Straits Salish traditional territory.

Everyone is welcome to attend the 8th annual series which focuses on research towards improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples.

Presentation dates
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm) - Speaker: Tsartlip Elder, May Sam
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)

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Café Scientifique

Held monthly

UVic's Café Scientifique program works to bridge the research-to-public gap. Hosted by a number of units across campus, these monthly evening cafés provide insight into topics of popular interest that appeal to the science lover in everyone.

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More events

Other UVic events are listed in the UVic events calendar.

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CIRCLE Learning Institute: Reconciling Indigenous research relationships

June 27-30, 2017

Innovative, educational and inspiring, the 2017 Learning Institute will offer students, researchers, trainees, community and organizational representatives the opportunity to work together to catalyze the reconciliation of Indigenous research relationships within BC.

The Learning Institute is hosted on the tradtional territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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Survive-Strive-Thrive 2017: Thriving Through Family

June 7, 2017, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A one-day workshop hosted by The Cridge Centre for the Family (UVic community partner) and UVic CanAssist.

Speakers included:

  • Dr. Brian Christie: UVic neuroscientist studying the effects of exercise on the brain.
  • Simon Paradis & Kara Stanley: Married in life and finding rehabilitation through music and writing.
  • Barb Butler & Erin Sommerseld: Mother and daughter healing together after injury.
  • Sara Hansen & Robert Winkenhower: Father and daughter share the impact of brain injury on the extended family.
  • Chris Tutin & Linda Tutin: Mother and son traveling the road of recovery and rehabilitation together.

Free admission

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Ideafest

March 6-11, 2017

Join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists for a free, week-long festival of world-changing ideas.

This year’s festival features hundreds of speakers, presenting on topics ranging from angry populism and ocean sustainability to innovations in cybernetic technologies and Indigenous resurgence.

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RPKM and ESS Industry Networking Event

On February 7th, 2017, the UVic Engineering Students’ Society, with support from the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit, organized an event that brought together students, faculty and industry representatives. The event showcased the high-level students and faculty from the Faculty of Engineering at UVic and worked to create lasting bonds between them and attending industry members.


Provost's Diversity Research Forum

January 26 - 27, 2017

Since 2007, the UVic' Provost's Diversity Research Forum has been promoting critical conversations about diversity and social justice topics and community-engaged university scholarship. This year’s 10th Diversity Research Forum was an opportunity to take a retrospective look back at our critical conversations over the past decade and look ahead to next steps.

Watch video recordings of the 2017 Diversity Research Forum.

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CIRCLE Gathering

June 7 - 10, 2016

Implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Recommendations

The Centre for Aboriginal Health Research is pleased to host a four-day gathering that will provide a venue for intergenerational learning, knowledge transmission, and relationship building among researchers, health professionals, students, youth, Elders, and knowledge holders.

2016's focus was the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Recommendations, with particular emphasis on the focus areas of education, cultural safety, and land and art-based learning.

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Narative Matters 2016

June 20 - 23, 2016

How Narrative Research Transforms Peoples and Communities

Narrative is an important component of all aspects of everyday life. This conference will offer participants an opportunity to learn about new narrative initiatives, innovations, and research; engage in dialogue about narrative practices; and learn about narrative studies in the Victoria region as well as more specifically across the University of Victoria and Royal Roads University campuses.

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CAMTEC Open House and Networking Event

May 25, 2016

CAMTEC is hosting an open house and networking event, titled ‘Collaborating with CAMTEC: An introduction to world class materials research at the University of Victoria'. This event will be co-hosted by RPKM.

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CUVIC 2016 Conference

April 27 - 29, 2016
Reconciliation, Innovation and Transformation through Engagement

CUVIC is a conference focused on building relationships between universities and local communities. CUVIC 2016 showcased how UVic and the broader community are responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.

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Ideafest

March 7 - 12, 2016

Ideafest is UVic's annual festival of all that is creative and inventive in every corner of campus.  The program of events changes every year but stands as an open invitation for the public to explore ideas and new research with some of the brightest minds at the university.

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Provost's Diversity Research Forum

January 21 - 22, 2016

Using the national Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report as a springboard, this year’s conference explored our diverse and intersecting connections with each other as settlers, immigrants and Indigenous peoples.

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