VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity

Join Us for SRCA's May Professional Development Sessions

Check out the May 2021 Professional Development Calendar for topics like:

Thanks for Attending VIU's Research Month & CREATE 2021!

'Research' is not something separate that just happens in the ivory tower of academia, but involves real people in real projects on the ground in real communities. April is when VIU turns the lens to the accomplishments of it's many researchers be it students, Faculty, staff and local community members. Huge thanks to everyone who participated in exciting, fun-filled and informative events of sharing scholarship, research and creative activity in April including the Student CREATE conference Check out some of the amazing work still available online including (click on the titles below for links):

Call for Nominations! President's Awards for Community Engagement  and Provost Awards for Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity
Deadline: May 31st

Recognize the excellence and efforts of your colleagues to support the University’s commitment to scholarship, applied research and engaging with community.

What's Happening

VIU CARES is an online (via Zoom) symposium that will be held on Thursday Nov. 12th from 9am to 12pm, that will feature presentations about projects supported through VIU's Regional Initiatives Fund (RIF). The RIF is a partnership with the Province of British Columbia and the Real Estate Foundation of BC to enable communities of Vancouver Island to collaborate on community-based research projects with VIU Faculty and students.
The ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn’ series provides presenters and attendees with opportunities to share, learn, and discuss their insights and ideas.
All VIU employees are invited to submit activities completed during the period June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020 to the Scholarly Activity Data-base

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VIU Students Presenting Research and Creative Activity during CREATE Conference

WHAT: VIU virtual CREATE Conference – a celebration of student scholarship, research and creative activityWHEN:  April 12-15, 2021, various...

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BC Government Announces Support for Development of a Food Hub at VIU's Deep Bay Marine Field Station

The BC government has announced support for the development of new food hubs to strengthen food security on the island, including a new Seafood Innovation...

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Scholarly Article Sheds Light on Whether Island Wolverines are a Distinct Subspecies

Through DNA analysis, VIU researchers determined that Vancouver Island wolverines are not a distinct subspecies from those found on the mainland in North...

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VIU Nursing Professor Receives Financial Support to Continue Resilience Research

Support from BC’s health research funding agency will enable Dr. Shannon Dames to focus on further developing a resilience-focused, psychedelic-assisted mental...