VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

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VIU’s Science and Technology lecture series explores diverse research topics

The lecture series kicks off with a talk by Dr. Andrew Loudon about how scientists can harness microbes for our benefit. Explore cutting-edge research during...

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VIU researcher exploring tourism resilience in rural BC communities

Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar named new BC Regional Innovation Chair for Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development. A Vancouver Island University (VIU) researcher is...

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VIU professor researching adversarial situations on networks

Dr. Melissa Huggan received $147,500 in NSERC grants to pursue her research. Dr. Melissa Huggan, a VIU Math Professor, is studying two-player adversarial games...

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Dr. Laura Cranmer reawakens Indigenous languages through powerful play

The VIU Honorary Research Associate’s play urges reflection on Canada’s collective history and colonial impacts. Warning: Scenes from the Nanaimo Indian...

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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.