VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity

Graduate Research Opportunities at Work (GROW)

VIU employs many employees who are also engaged in graduate research and study while working. Graduate work can be isolating and stressful, especially when also working full-time, and even more so for VIU graduate scholars who may have no sense of connection to their graduate program cohort, which is probably at a different university. The GROW Network aims to support VIU employees to be successful in their graduate pursuits by building a community of practice that shares resources, tools and strategies and that organizes professional development and training opportunities.

Join this network to meet other employees who are pursuing graduate studies and learn about the series of learning opportunities that will take place throughout the year.


GROW - Data Collection

Many graduate students describe data collection as the best part of their experience. Are you about to begin data collection, or do you have experiences (both good and bad) to share that may help others about to embark on this part of their research process? A panel presentation about data collection experiences will be followed by a discussion.

January 26, 2023, 4-5:30 pm in the Royal Arbutus Room

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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.