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Postdoc Opportunities in Climate at UVic

We are seeking two engaged, enthusiastic individuals for postdoctoral research positions investigating the fate of Canada’s coastal oceans over the next century. The postdocs will work collaboratively to (1) produce regional ocean models of Canada’s coastlines (using ROMS and CICE), and (2) assess how these coastal oceans will respond to a warming climate by subjecting this regional ocean model to downscaled global climate model projections (using WRF).

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Visual Impetus 2022 Art as Witness: Challenges and Opportunities

Visual Impetus 2022. Art as Witness: Challenges and Opportunities *


As humans face challenges on a local and global scale, visual media has become a vital witness for our encounters and experiences. Visual languages can channel the unspeakable, call out trauma andcall upon others to act. We propose that art can also bring hope, healing, and new opportunities.

Join us on Zoom to hear from graduate students and early career researchers as we reflect on these themes. All students, staff andcommunity members welcome.

Featuring keynote address from Art Historian, Curator, Author and Expert Consultant on British Columbian Art: Professor KerryMason.

Friday 21 stJanuary 4.30pm-7.30pm (PST)

Saturday 22 ndJanuary 9.30am-4pm (PST)

Register to attend the conference:

More information and official programming will be made available on our official website:

*Due to current health and safety concerns, this year's conference will be online-only.

Visual Impetus is generously supported by the University of Victoria Graduate Students Society, The Faculty of Graduate Studies, and The Faculty of Fine Arts. With many thanks to the Department of Art History and Visual Studies for their contributions.

University of Victoria Women’s Rugby vs Trinity Western

University of Victoria Women’s Rugby vs Lethbridge

University of Victoria Women’s Rugby vs UBC


It's a daunting task to play one of the most famous most photographed and recorded figures of the 20th century — which makes Kristen Stewart's career-best, nomination-worthy, heartbreakinglyeffective performance in Pablo Larraín's Spencerall the more impressive. Lorrain has created a truth-inspired but largely fictional biographical fable centering on just a few days. The story takes place in 1991 over a three-dayChristmas weekend at Sandringham Estate. The jazzy score by Jonny Greenwood sets the tone for the cacophony of sounds in Diana's inner world, Spenceris an exquisitely designed, beautifully photographed and at times hauntingly surreal story.

Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Pop Anthropologyis an exhibition of multimedia artist Eric Metcalfe's oeuvre, spanning over sixty years, in celebration of the artist's honorary doctorate from UVic (UVic DFA 2021, BFA1970).

University of Victoria Women’s Rugby vs Alberta