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New research centre focuses on quality of life improvements for people affected by trauma and mental health issues

The Centre for Trauma and Mental Health Research aims to address impacts of trauma, brain injury and mental health challenges. Improving quality of life for...

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Going beyond the bar: VIU students research Nanaimo’s culinary past

New exhibit tackling Nanaimo’s food histories now open at the Nanaimo Museum.­­ Beyond its famous, eponymous bar, Nanaimo’s culinary history is not widely...

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VIU News & Experts: April 4, 2024

Experts on solar eclipse, oral health and leadership 🗣️ In this issue of VIU news & experts:  How to take in the solar eclipse The importance of VIU's...

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VIU students showcase their research projects during the CREATE conference

What: VIU CREATE Conference – a celebration of student scholarship, research and creative activity When: April 8 to 12, various times Where: VIU’s Nanaimo...

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VIU Anthropology graduate Samantha Good unearthed skull at the Drimolen Palaeocave System in 2018. Good is graduating from Vancouver Island University (VIU) with an accomplishment few anthropologists achieve in their lifetime – unearthing a two-million-year-old skull belonging to an early human ancestor.
Prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, trades, vocational, education, and training (TVET) professional development had begun to focus on integrating technology practices and open education into teaching and learning. It is safe to say that the global pandemic accelerated this process.
Since the 1970s, Vancouver Island’s glacier count has reduced from 170 to five. Dr. Bill Floyd, Research Hydrologist and Adjunct Professor of Geography at VIU worries about what gets lost as the snow melts, a concern he quantifies as data.