VIU Research Opportunities

Student Research Opportunities

There are numerous opportunities for you to engage in a research project during your time at Vancouver Island University. Find an opportunity that excites you or pursue your own research. There are many helpful resources to help you complete your research, secure funding, form connections with the right people, and get your findings published. 

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Attend M.Ed. Research Conference

Master's of Educations students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) are offered the opportunity to attend a research conference. This conference provides a chance for graduate students to present their work and learn from industry experts and keynote speakers. To register as a present at the upcoming M.Ed. Research Conference.


Student Researcher Highlights

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Indigenous Youth Exploring Issues through VIU Art-based Literacy Project

VIU community-engaged research team working with youth to use art as a conduit for self-care, language learning and as a relationship-building tool.A team of...

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VIU Invites Community to Learn about Sustainable Development through Online Game

VIU receives $100,000 from the Government of Canada’s Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program to continue promoting and advancing goals at the University...

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VIU Canada Research Chair Developing Tools to Inform Forest Recovery Initiatives

Dr. Sean Sloan will build on expertise in the field of forest management, wildfire dynamics, and satellite Earth observation to develop a new understanding of...

Vancouver Island University Graduate Students

Securing Funding

There are many ways to secure funding to complete your research. At VIU, we offer internal funding options and resources to help you find external funding and grants.

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Recently Published Work

Our Masters of Education Students frequently publish insightful and high-quality research papers on VIUSpace.