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WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month

WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month

Eight members will be at a military base in Maryland for the competition from June 23 to 28

WATCH: UVic Submarine Racing Club competes in Washington DC this month
UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs

UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs

Three scientists at the University of Victoria will serve as Canada Research Chairs

UVic pronounces three new Canada Research chairs
DFO scientist Dominique Bureau clambers aboard after conducting abalone research. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Coast Guard shows off Canadian can-do attitude

Coast Guard facilitates 40 B.C. scientific programs each year

DFO scientist Dominique Bureau clambers aboard after conducting abalone research. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Jon Chamberlain demonstrating an area of the world where ocean currents are monitored. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Hundreds of floating ‘Sponge Bobs’ help track ocean currents

Institute of Ocean Science tracks ocean currents partly to assist water contamination clean-up

Jon Chamberlain demonstrating an area of the world where ocean currents are monitored. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
70 babies found inside North Saanich Shark

70 babies found inside North Saanich Shark

A team of scientists from UVic performed a necropsy on a shark that washed ashore at Coles Bay

70 babies found inside North Saanich Shark
Jesse Hildebrand, creator of Science Literacy Week, says since Prime Minister Trudeau took office, funding for science has become a priority again. Photo contributed

Science Literacy Week descends on Victoria

Events range from National Science Reading Day to coding workshops to panel discussions

Jesse Hildebrand, creator of Science Literacy Week, says since Prime Minister Trudeau took office, funding for science has become a priority again. Photo contributed
Smoke from wildfires around Williams Lake billows high into the sky. Photo contributed

DAVID SUZUKI: Wildfires are a climate change wake-up call

Human and economic impacts of climate change staggering, Suzuki says

  • Aug 17, 2017
Smoke from wildfires around Williams Lake billows high into the sky. Photo contributed
Xiao Xue is a University of Victoria fine arts graduate who designed a system to allow an abandoned truck camper to walk in search of a truck. Her work recently won first place at the Rainhouse Technology Challenge in Vic West. Tim Collins/Victoria News

‘Walking’ camper wins top prize at tech contest in Victoria West

Rainhouse competition highlights technology and imagination

  • Jun 20, 2017
Xiao Xue is a University of Victoria fine arts graduate who designed a system to allow an abandoned truck camper to walk in search of a truck. Her work recently won first place at the Rainhouse Technology Challenge in Vic West. Tim Collins/Victoria News