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UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada initiative receives federal funding for ocean conservation

On Feb. 6, 2023, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joyce Murray, announced that $46.5 million in funding from Canada’s Ocean Protection Plan will be distributed to…
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Living with Water project explores coastal adaptation plans to address rising sea levels

The UVic based Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) launched the Living with Water project on Dec. 15th. This $1 million, four-year Theme Partnership Project connects teams of researchers who…
RAF UVic chemist Katherine Elvira is investigating low-cost patient monitoring solutions for COVID-19. Photo: UVic Photos Services

UVic announces new fund dedicated to speed up COVID-19 research

Research Accelerator Fund focused on COVID-19 recovery, future research projects As the world rushes to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Victoria announced on July 28 that they’ve…

Tweetcap | Jan. 10 UVic Senate meeting

The Jan. 10 Senate meeting heard reports on Canada Research Chairs and the Victoria Forum. However, administrators could not guarantee a Board of Governors vote on Divestment this month.

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE | Jaling Kersen, beer flavour stabilization

Fourth-year chemistry student Jaling Kersen is trying to find a way to prolong the stabilization process in the 78 Kolsch and IPA beers, which will make the flavour last longer…

Under the Microscope: Yarra Hassan, theoretical chemistry

Yarra Hassan, third year chemistry student, contributes to department through computer-based research.

UVic researchers bring palliative care to those homeless or barely housed Victorians

Last month, a new mobile palliative care program officially began serving those homeless or barely housed in Victoria. The Palliative Outreach Resource Team (PORT) meets people wherever they are and…

Under the microscope | Emily Stremel, B.C. Historical Textbooks Project

The B.C. Historical Textbooks Project is investigating different educational perspectives in the first 50 years of British Columbia, from 1871 to 1921. Our writer interviewed undergraduate researcher Emily Stremel about…

Town hall promotes collaboration in stroke care and research

On June 12, the B.C. SUPPORT Vancouver Island Regional Centre, a collaboration between Island Health and UVic, presented a forum designed to outline critical, unmet needs for patients recovering from…

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