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VIU’s Science and Technology lecture series explores diverse research topics

The lecture series kicks off with a talk by Dr. Andrew Loudon about how scientists can harness microbes for our benefit. Explore cutting-edge research during...

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VIU researcher exploring tourism resilience in rural BC communities

Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar named new BC Regional Innovation Chair for Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development. A Vancouver Island University (VIU) researcher is...

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VIU professor researching adversarial situations on networks

Dr. Melissa Huggan received $147,500 in NSERC grants to pursue her research. Dr. Melissa Huggan, a VIU Math Professor, is studying two-player adversarial games...

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Dr. Laura Cranmer reawakens Indigenous languages through powerful play

The VIU Honorary Research Associate’s play urges reflection on Canada’s collective history and colonial impacts. Warning: Scenes from the Nanaimo Indian...

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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.