VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity

Join this celebration and showcase of scholarship, research, and creative activity at VIU. This half-day event will begin with a plenary panel with Dr. Aggie Weighill, Dr. Timothy Green, Dr. Erik Krogh, and Dr. Sylvie Lafreniere and will be moderated by Dr. Nicole Vaugeois.

This is a free event so please register at 2024 SRCA Symposium, so we know you're coming!

PROGRAM OF EVENT (coming soon!)


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VIU students showcase their research projects during the CREATE conference

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VIU Fulbright scholar advocates for decolonizing sexual education for healthy communities

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5 Questions with Ajay Shrestha

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Tara Cooper is a fourth year undergraduate honours student studying psychology at VIU conducting research under professor Marla Morden, with the aim of better understanding the mental health impacts of pandemic related school changes on children across Canada. Morden’s team is performing a longitudinal study over five years that is “trying to shed light on how to support families should a pandemic happen again.”
VIU Professor Dr. Leigh Blaney received a $10,000 grant to develop Firefighter Edge, a video game that could help firefighters cope with stress and anxiety experienced on the job. Blaney and her research partner Robert Fell, a volunteer firefighter and owner of tech company HYPERSURGE, are developing a prototype firefighter resilience education video game called Firefighter Edge that can be used in resilience training worldwide. Read more.
Dr. Lindsay McCunn, a VIU Psychology Professor, and Maureen O’Connor, a VIU Bachelor of Science in Nursing Professor were curious about some of the effects of this new way of interacting with one another.