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VIU researcher examining how microbes could protect frogs and Pacific oysters from diseases

November 22, 2023

Dr. Andrew Loudon received a $165,000 NSERC Discovery Grant to pursue his research. Dr. Andrew Loudon is working to protect the Columbia spotted frog from a deadly disease and breed a more disease-resistant and resilient Pacific oyster. The Vancouver Island University (VIU) microbiology professor’s... Read more

Culinary arts students serve their seaweed creations to attendees during Urchin Tank, 2022.

VIU students showcase innovative seafood creations during Urchin Tank

November 20, 2023

What: Urchin Tank – Seaweed Challenge When: Friday, November 24, 5 to 7:30 pm Where: VIU’s Malaspina Theatre (Building 310), Nanaimo campus Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Urchin Tank is back this fall with five new student teams competing to see who has created the best fermented seaweed... Read more

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VIU News & Experts: November 16, 2023

November 16, 2023

The war in Ukraine, Reconciliation Generation and more In this issue of VIU News & Experts:  Riley Yesno is VIU's 2023 keynote at the Indigenous Speakers Series Model UN addresses the war in Ukraine Giving Tuesday helps students achieve their dreams Featured experts Riley Yesno on the "... Read more

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Indigenous speaker elevates the voices of the “Reconciliation Generation”

November 15, 2023

Riley Yesno will deliver the keynote address at VIU’s Indigenous Speakers Series event on November 22. Riley Yesno is part of a generation of Indigenous youth who have grown up with the term reconciliation occupying an ever-increasing share of Canada’s national dialogue. The queer Anishinaabe... Read more

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