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Enhancing food sovereignty and security for Indigenous communities

Research collaboration between the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Vancouver Island University and Indigenous communities focuses on the safety of marine...

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Researcher looking for participants for brain injury study

Dr. Sandy Shultz aims to improve health outcomes for domestic violence survivors Are you a domestic violence survivor? VIU researcher and neuroscientist Dr....

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Oyster breeding research aims to address the deadly effects of ocean acidification

Vancouver Island University collaborating with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans on research project. Ocean acidification is negatively changing the way...

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What is environmental psychology and why is it important?

Dr. Lindsay McCunn explains Did you know our physical environments can have a big impact on our health and well-being? Environmental psychologist Dr. Lindsay...

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VIU’s MABRRI collaborates with the Friends of French Creek Conservation Society to determine the social and ecological value and importance of property proposed to become protected parkland. As communities continue to expand on Vancouver Island, creating a balance between development and natural spaces is even more crucial to ensure the protection of the environment and wildlife.
Researchers with Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Applied Environmental Research Laboratories (AERL), in co-operation with community partners are conducting a Regional Air Quality Mapping Pilot Project in the Central Island region.