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Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity

Final Call for Nominations

Learn more and nominate a colleague. The May 31st nomination deadline is fast approaching!

Grad school

Leaders of some of VIU’s graduate programs, financial aid experts and recruitment have answers to your top questions about graduate school. 


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Vancouver Island University welcomes award-winning foot and ankle researcher

Dr. Michael Asmussen received a Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar award to bring his research to VIU. “You need to improve your stability” is one of the...

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VIU experts on tourism, wildfires and snowpacks

Just in time for the long weekend, we have experts who can weigh in on the start of the Island tourism season, wildfire season, the status of spring snowpacks...

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VIU partners with brewery to raise awareness about ocean research

The special-made brew has a unique ingredient, algae, that sets it apart and pays homage to research at Deep Bay. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Deep...

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VIU biology professor restoring one of Canada’s most threatened ecosystems on Nanaimo campus

The Garry oak ecosystem is home to many species at risk in British Columbia. One of Canada’s most threatened ecosystems – the Garry oak – is coming to life on...

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A group of six Fellows recently began their 18 month fellowships at BC Campus to focus on research grounded in Indigenous ways of knowing and learning, and three of them are from VIU!
Dr. Bill Floyd, Research Hydrologist and Adjunct Professor of Geography at VIU is a contributing researcher to NSERC's Network for Forested Drinking Water Source Protection Technologies.
Maclean’s Magazine, March 2021 ... at Vancouver Island University, researchers are extracting genomic data from muscle tissue and hairs provided by local resident and Indigenous fur trappers in B.C. and Yukon.