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Faculty & staff

Current Social Sciences faculty and staff can refer to the SharePoint Online site for additional forms, documents, and resources.


Economics grad connects extreme weather to insurance rates

April 24, 2024

As Canada heads into another wildfire season, UVic economics masters student, Matt Marcoux, is looking at the relationship between extreme weather events, climate change and the financial impact on...

2024 Above and Beyond Awards

April 23, 2024

Congratulations to all of our Above and Beyond Award recipients for Spring 2024! If you would like to nominate a person or team for an Above and Beyond Award, please visit our website. Above...

Visionary leadership

April 8, 2024

(Photo: a beach on Calvert Is., BC central coast. Credit: Tula Foundation) Eric Peterson and Christina Munck, founders of the Tula Foundation, share their commitment to tackling urgent global...

The Hill Times op-ed housing crisis

March 20, 2024

Published originally in The Hill Times on March 18, 2024 The housing crisis hitting migrant agricultural workers in Canada  By Anelyse Weiler and Susana Caxaj Many Canadians are...

Climate change and trauma in Great Apes

March 12, 2024

Dr. Ammie Kalan was interviewed for CBC to provide comment on a new publication, text and broadcast interview. The findings, published today in the academic journal PLOS Climate,...

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Social sciences faculty and staff can submit a story idea to the Faculty Communications Officer using the secure form.

New hires

Welcome to our new faculty hires for 2023/2024!


Diana Burnett, assistant professor
Area of expertise: Medical anthropology, cultural anthropology, anthropology of race, anthropology of religion


Justin Wiltshire, assistant professor
Area of expertise: Labour economics, urban/regional economics, applied microeconomics


Faculty & staff postings

At UVic, we combine outstanding scholarship with inspired teaching and community engagement. We’re committed to recruiting, developing and retaining people who help us build a better future.

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Research resources

Research funding

Our faculty is committed to world-class research. We are supported by research funding from a variety of sources that totals close to $10 million annually.

Internal funding  (check eligibility before applying)

UVic internal grants:

External funding  (most common)

International research support

Research proposal deadlines

In order to allow time for application review and approval, your relevant research proposal paperwork must be in the Dean’s Office at least two weeks before the applicable external deadline.

The Dean’s Office needs to see a completed Research Application Summary Form, which the Chair or Director should have already signed, and also a copy of the entire grant application, including the proposed budget.

Awards & honours

The Faculty of Social Sciences celebrates teaching and research excellence at UVic. Please join us in congratulating our award recipients.

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