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Creating the next generation of treatments for substance abuse disorders

VIU Psychology alum Dr. Travis Baker receives $2.5-million grant for research Little did Dr. Travis Baker know when he first came to Vancouver Island...

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VIU researcher aims to build a new tool to map molecules in tissue

Chemistry Professor Dr. Kyle Duncan receives NSERC Discovery Grant to help develop new mass spectrometry imaging technology. A Vancouver Island University (VIU...

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VIU hosts BC Protected Areas Research Forum

A total of 170 delegates attended the multi-day event. Vancouver Island University (VIU), in partnership with  BC Parks and the Yellowstone to Yukon...

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From climate change to fish kills – environmental chemistry enabled by innovative research

VIU Chemistry Professor Dr. Erik Krogh receives NSERC Discovery Grant to continue groundbreaking research. Dr. Erik Krogh, a Vancouver Island University (VIU)...

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VIU Media Highlights: November 23, 2022

Seaweed product research, Christmas magic & sustainable packaging 📦 November is a busy month at VIU. Students are showcasing projects they have been...

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Using technology to support Indigenous data sovereignty

Dr. Shanna Lorenz, VIU’s 2022 Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Indigenous Studies, is working with Indigenous communities on a data gathering app...

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Severe fire activity declines in Equatorial Asia

Research led by VIU’s Dr. Sean Sloan finds wildfire activity less severe today than in early 2000s, particularly in managed landscapes. Fires have become less...

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5 Questions with Kelly Black

Kelly Black, a Vancouver Island University Adjunct History Professor, received the Anne and Philip Yandle Best Article Award from the BC Historical Federation...

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Alum of the Month: Dr. Serene Kerpan

When Dr. Serene Kerpan returned to Vancouver Island University this fall to teach and conduct research in the Kinesiology program, she was joining professors...

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VIU research projects receive funding boost

BC government invests in three projects with conservation and resource management themes. Vancouver Island University (VIU) is pleased to receive funding from...