Ideafest

Ninth annual Ideafest showcases UVic research

From March 2-7, UVic’s ninth annual Ideafest offered 35 events that publicized research being done by students, faculty, and staff. The week-long festival included interdisciplinary panels, student presentations, and a…

UVic Political Science group helping to settle refugee family

The group hopes to fundraise $30 000 to help aid and fund family A group of scholars with ties to the UVic Political Science department have launched a sponsorship group…

Any ideas?

In its seventh year, IdeaFest goes well beyond being a UVic TED Talk Ideafest is UVic’s annual, free, public research festival designed to showcase world-class scholastic research in ways that…

IdeaFest panel challenges current conceptions of reconciliation

How do we reconcile the past to create a better future? What does reconciliation mean at a local or national level? What does it mean in relation to Canada’s 150th?…

Is feminism finished?

Last week, after having just floated out of the UVic Ideafest event “Is Feminism Finished?” mock debate, I decided to bat away the ensuing cloud of confusion with some writing…

JCURA brings undergrad flavour to IdeaFest

How do coral reef food webs impact conservation efforts? Who are the brave new wordsmiths guiding the future of Canadian literature? And what is the social power of video games?…

Can a raisin bring you happiness?

Can a raisin help you find your happy place? At UVic’s IdeaFest, Cindy Player, director of Equity and Human Rights, organized a happiness panel to find out. This is where…

New ideas spread to UVic: should university be free?

Ideafest, an annual knowledge festival hosted by the University of Victoria, took over campus on March 2 for a week of initiatives and semi-formal debates. On the opening day of…

UVic to showcase research in fourth annual IdeaFest

Week-long festival to run March 2–7