Research Snapshots

A research snapshot is a summary of an article that quickly brings you up to speed with some of the latest research here at the University of Victoria. Explore the research snapshots below to find out how research at UVic is making your world better and brighter.

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Making the case for STEM in early childhood education

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Children typically have a natural enthusiasm for science and engineering.

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Unease & longing: mother–infant separation

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Mother-child separation is increasingly observed among migrant women in Singapore. How do these mothers manage separation?

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Babies in foster care

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How do we provide the best care for babies with prenatal substance exposure in foster care?

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Sex work laws and reform: the voices of Canadian sex workers

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Sex workers are commonly excluded from law- and decision-making that affect their industry. What are sex workers’ opinions about Canadian laws related to their work?

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Transitioning from high school to post-secondary and the working world in a rural community

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The transition from high school to post-secondary and the working world has changed drastically for today’s young adults. What does this transition look like for young people living in coastal, rural communities?

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First Nation involvement in renewable energy projects in BC

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First Nations in BC are leaders in using renewable energy projects to achieve economic, social, political and environmental objectives, but face barriers when entering the industry and expanding their participation.

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