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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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As BC begins to resume activities, VIU researchers need guidance on how to request and receive approval to resume their research activities.
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.