UVic establishes Research Accelerator Fund to support COVID-19 recovery research

July 31, 2020

The University of Victoria has established a new fund supporting researchers as they find solutions to make communities stronger and bolster their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The UVic Research Accelerator Fund, will allow donors to empower researchers in various initiatives and projects such as a rapid, non-invasive tests and virus-resistant surface coatings. “UVic researchers are driving recovery from COVID-19,” said Lisa Kalynchuk, UVic Vice-President, Research. “Donor support unlocks and accelerates research with local and global relevance. The UVic Research Accelerator Fund advances big ideas to make real change in our everyday lives over the long term.” UVic (BC)