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VIU professor researching adversarial situations on networks

February 9, 2024

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 that can be used to model real-life problems. Huggan’s research is in the field of graph theory, which is the study of abstract networks.... Read more

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VIU experts on MAID and finding love in 2024 ❤️

February 9, 2024

VIU experts available this week:  Medical assistance in dying: delayed expansion The federal government has delayed the expansion of medical assistance in dying to people suffering solely from a mental illness who meet all the eligibility criteria and safeguards by three years. Nursing Professor Dr... Read more

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Dr. Laura Cranmer reawakens Indigenous languages through powerful play

February 8, 2024

The VIU Honorary Research Associate’s play urges reflection on Canada’s collective history and colonial impacts. Warning: Scenes from the Nanaimo Indian Hospital: Reawakening Hul’q’umin’um’, Nuu-chah-nulth and Kwak’wala Languages contains scenes, imagery and language that can be intense and... Read more

Graphic of a hare with the text Karen Solie 2024 Gustafson Distinguished Poet's Lecture, The Path of the Hare.

Celebrated poet Karen Solie to give VIU Gustafson lecture

January 30, 2024

Update: The Karen Solie Gustafson poet lecture and readings have been rescheduled to March 13 and 14. Please note the new dates and times below: The student reading is on March 13 from 10 to 11:30 am in the Malaspina Theatre lobby (Building 310) The community reading is on March 13 at White Sails... Read more


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