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World Water Day film screening

Environment - Mar 18

Water may not need a passport to cross the border, but that doesn't mean that fresh water has been free to do what's necessary to sustain life. The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is hosting a film screening and conversation at the University of Victoria to showcase the importance of freshwater management and governance in celebration of World Water Day.

Discovery tests theory on cooling of white dwarf stars

Astronomy & Space

Open any astronomy textbook to the section on white dwarf stars and you'll likely learn that they are "dead stars" that continuously cool down over time.

Environment - Jan 16

Canada and Spain scientists establish new Antarctic Ocean observatory


Canadian and European experts in polar observation are joining forces in a new partnership that will see Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) operating a subse

Environment - Nov 20, 2023

New director joins Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium

Xuebin Zhang has been named director, president and chief executive officer of the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC), bringing more than a decade of experience collaborating on PCIC projects and 25 years of experience

Law - Jan 22

UVic’s National Centre for Indigenous Laws wins prestigious design award


Located on L'kw'n'n (Songhees and Esquimalt) territory, the National Centre for Indigenous Laws* (NCIL) at the University of Victoria is still under c

Environment - Dec 5, 2023

Droids of the deep expand climate tracking in the northeast Pacific Ocean


Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) has expanded the reach of Pacific Ocean monitoring with the deployment of new deep-sea Argo floats that collect vital ocea

Social Sciences - Nov 14, 2023

UVic documentary celebrates resilient spirit of Métis nation

Social Sciences

Human and Social Development , Fine Arts , Libraries , Humanities November 14, 2023 The University of Victoria Libraries is adding a new documentary a