VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

VIU Research Highlights Report 2019-20

Check out the newly released VIU Research Highlights Report 19/20

SRCA just released it's annual Research Highlights Report. An online magazine style report that is a compilation of news articles written by VIU Communications, and includes research stats and more. Click on the image or link to it here. 

Are you included in SCRA's Scholarly Activity Data-base Report?

SRCA recently released it's annual Scholarly Activity Data-base Report and since then, a number of faculty have contacted us to let us know that some of their entries are missing. If you submitted entries that are not showing up kindly log into the SRCA Data-base system, take a screen shot of your entries and send to Tanis Dagert. Our apologies to anyone / anything that was missed and stay tuned for round two!  View the report to see if your entries are there.

Take the ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn‘ 2021 Challenge!

The ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn’ series provides presenters and attendees with opportunities to share, learn, and discuss their insights and ideas. through Zoom on Tuesdays from 12 to 12:45pm. Read more.  Interested in leading one? Email

What's Happening

Tune into upcoming SRCA Lunch & Learns by Zoom including: "Developing our Roots to Thrive: Activating Our Innate, Individual and Collective Human Capacity for Resilience" with Shannon Dames on April 14th and "The Origins of Coronaviruses and Why COVID-19 is Not the End of the Story" with Dr. Christian Lange, Virologist with Metabiota on April 15th
Application deadline April 27, 2020.
SRCA has compiled information and guidelines intended to provide faculty members with considerations for conducting and restricting current research activities.

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