Nerd Nite is an international event that takes place once a month in many cities all around the world! We started the Victoria edition at the VEC in August 2018. Each Nerd Nite features 3 speakers giving 20-25 minute talks on a variety of nerdy topics, with time for questions and beer in between.

About the organizers:


Logan Francis is a PhD Student at the astronomy and physics department of the University of Victoria studying star and planet formation. Logan hails from Nova Scotia, where he previously studied physics at Saint Mary’s University. In his free time, Logan can usually be found hiking, cycling, and crafting fermented kitchen concoctions.

Spencer Bialek is a PhD student at the astronomy and physics department of University of Victoria. More info soon…






Former organizers:


Nienke van der Marel

Sarah Sohn

Alex Zachernuk

Ruth Digby

Maan Hani

Venus Tamturk