Honours Fest


Male student presents research at Honours Fest

The event

Students present their Honours project in a conference-style poster session to select faculty judges, explaining complex research in a logical and engaging way.

Honours Fest 2019 group photo

A gift to emerging scientists

In 2012 Dr. Fritz Boehm transformed Honours Fest with a generous donation to provide cash prizes to award winners. His gift continues to support UVic’s emerging scientists.

the awards

1st Prize (CA$)
2nd Prize (CA$)
3rd Prize (CA$)
Top in Dept. (CA$)
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Student research

Two students looking at an Honours Fest poster

2023 Award Winners

Honours Fest 2023 took place on Thursday, March 2nd, with over 60 honours students from the Faculty of Science presenting their research. During Honours Fest, research and presentation skills are …

Adam Gheis

Adam Gheis (BIOL) presents “How Do Salmon Get Past a Landslide Blockage: Investigating the Genetic Basis of Landslide Passage Ability in Chinook and Sockeye Salmon” for Honours Fest 2023. Honours …