Kristin Morell, geologist

On shaky ground

An Earth and Ocean Science researcher has lead research revealing a new earthquake risk beneath the Victoria region.

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Paul Kim

Co-op Student of the Year

“My work term at the Deeley Research Centre was one of the first opportunities I had to create an impact in a field that I’m truly passionate about," says biochemistry student Paul Kim. 

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Honours Fest

6th Annual Honours Fest

The culmination of two semesters of intensive research, Honours Fest gives undergraduate students an opportunity to present their findings to their peers, professors and the public.

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UVic researcher named a Provost's Engaged Scholar

Ocean Sciences researcher Jay Cullen has been recognized for his contributions to community through integration of outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and community engagement. 

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Field School

Preparing for success

At UVic, every student is immersed in dynamic learning that's fuelled by research-inspired insights and personal, hands-on experiences.

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Caren Helbing, Molecular Biologist

A new method for early detection

Using eDNA, researchers can now take a scoop of water or soil and know with confidence whether an invasive species has been there. 

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Discover the future

Science prepares us for concepts we can’t imagine today, but will shape our world tomorrow. Whether it’s working on a more potent treatment to fight cancer, developing more accurate climate prediction models or understanding the secrets of anti-matter, UVic's Faculty of Science is leading the way.

Our six extraordinary units  Biology, Biochemistry & Microbiology, Chemistry, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy  will take you to the limits of human knowledge and understanding. From the atom to the universe, from the cell to the ecosystem, from the theoretical to the applied, we explore the reaches of modern science and mathematics.

If you want to know what makes the world go ‘round, check out UVic Science.