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Students Conduct Research for Local Non-Profits

July 29, 2019

Students in the Community-Based Applied Interdisciplinary Research course delve into issues facing local community groups. ­­ A unique interdisciplinary program that allows Vancouver Island University (VIU) students to design and carry out a research project over eight months is helping community groups solve real-world problems. From exploring how to increase public awareness of... Read more


Raising a Pint of Ale to Build Links to Ancient Cultures.

Raising a Pint of Ale to Build Links to Ancient Cultures

March 29, 2019

A VIU Ethnoarchaeology research project brings the past to life through the re-creation of ancient-inspired ales hailing from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Scandinavia. Digging up centuries-old artifacts to study human activity may not appeal to everyone, but a Vancouver Island University (VIU) Professor and an undergraduate student have found an engaging way to bring the ancient past to life.... Read more


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