RPKM News

Powerful stories of research impact

Two University of Victoria researchers are named top 25 “Storytellers” by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 2020 Storytellers annual competition which celebrates the best in research communication by post-secondary students. Both UVic winning submissions showcase community-engaged research and creative initiatives.

UVic ranked as a global leader in climate action

UVic’s work shaping public policy discussions and climate responses, and taking practical steps towards low-carbon energy solutions, spans more than 30 years, from the founding of the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic) to the establishment of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). These institutes, along with several other UVic climate research centres, thrive by doing. Working with partners in industry, government and other universities, they are active in creating policies and technologies the world needs most.

UVic GS 505 student research helps make the lives of BC children better

GS 505 is not your typical course where student research projects end their journey on a professor’s desk. The BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) staff propose priority research topics from their service areas, and UVic School of Child and Youth Care professor Sibylle Artz and course coordinator PhD student and GS 505 alumna Thais Amorim match students with research projects that will strengthen their skills.

Research partnership explores intimate partner violence-related traumatic brain injury

The emerging literature on traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting from intimate partnership violence (IPV) led program staff at The Cridge Centre for the Family to question whether some of their clients might be survivors of IPV-related TBI. The Cridge Centre connected with UVic for a research partnership exploring the lived experience of survivors of IPV-related TBI.