VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

VIU Research Highlights Report 2019-20

Check out the newly released VIU Research Highlights Report 19/20

SRCA just released it's annual Research Highlights Report. An online magazine style report that is a compilation of news articles written by VIU Communications, and includes research stats and more. Click on the image or link to it here. 

Are you included in SCRA's Scholarly Activity Data-base Report?

SRCA recently released it's annual Scholarly Activity Data-base Report and since then, a number of faculty have contacted us to let us know that some of their entries are missing. If you submitted entries that are not showing up kindly log into the SRCA Data-base system, take a screen shot of your entries and send to Tanis Dagert. Our apologies to anyone / anything that was missed and stay tuned for round two!  View the report to see if your entries are there.

Take the ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn‘ 2021 Challenge!

The ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn’ series provides presenters and attendees with opportunities to share, learn, and discuss their insights and ideas. through Zoom on Tuesdays from 12 to 12:45pm. Read more.  Interested in leading one? Email

What's Happening

Archeologist Christine Roberts’, member of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation and graduate from VIU's Anthropology program, delves into the lives of her First Nations ancestors as a monitor of excavations during upgrades to Highway 19 along the east coast of Vancouver Island near Campbell River. The highway, constructed decades ago, runs through the heart of her nation’s traditional territory.
On Father’s Day in June 2018, Samantha Good, an undergraduate student studying anthropology at VIU, was participating in a field school that was working on an excavation in the Drimolen cave in South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind. She uncovered what appeared to be a canine tooth jutting out from the loose brown sediment. Ms. Good kept digging until she found two more teeth and a partial palate, and then alerted her instructors. (Article published in the NY Times on Nov. 9th)
Dr. Georgina Martin is the only BC representative to be elected to the Tri-agency reference group, a national group responsible for providing direction on building mutually respectful relationships between Indigenous communities and researchers.

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