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Experts on wildfire prep and water conservation 🔥

In this issue of VIU news & experts:  Surviving wildfire season Getting children outdoors and learning on the land Why talking about sex with your kids is...

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New remote sensing technologies used to measure water from the province’s snowpack and glaciers

Hakai Cryosphere Node researchers are using LiDAR technology to measure snowpacks on a grander scale than was possible before. Researchers at the Hakai...

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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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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.