Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Research

Research and Graduate Studies

Creating and nurturing a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship has long been a strategic priority for research at TRU. We foster a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to student training and solution-driven innovation, and to job creation in new industries. Local and regional research taking place at TRU has a global impact.


Research News and Events

Clean sweep for undergrad chemistry researchers

   Tuesday, May 23 2017

Isra Jaffar and Tyson Bodor took top honours in their categories at the Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference.

USA and EU relations in Austria

   Friday, May 19 2017

Jeff McLaughlin, Philosophy, History and Politics chair, will be speaking about our commonalities and cultural differences.

A new kind of cattle ranch

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Dr. John Church's research using drones to manage cattle is highlighted in the latest issue of Alberta Farmer Express.

Hearing the Indigenous voice in health care

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin encouraged University of Manitoba nursing students to "hear the Indigenous voice" in health care.

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A new kind of cattle ranch

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Dr. John Church's research using drones to manage cattle is highlighted in the latest issue of Alberta Farmer Express.

Hearing the Indigenous voice in health care

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin encouraged University of Manitoba nursing students to "hear the Indigenous voice" in health care.

Mitigating climate change impact through grassland management

   Friday, April 28 2017

Dr. Lauchlan Fraser's research team uses remote sensing to predict soil carbon across BC grasslands.

Research tackles predatory publishing

   Tuesday, April 18 2017

Associate Professor Dr. Derek Pyne wrote an op-ed about predatory publishing at Canadian business schools for the Ottawa Citizen.

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NSERC Community Engagement Visit

  Date: June 1, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Engagement meetings are a great way for TRU's research community to learn about NSERC's grants, scholarships and partnerships.


Invasive Species Research Conference

  Date: June 20, 8:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Invasive species researchers and practitioners are gathering for a conference titled Turning Science into Action.


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Labyrinth research takes top spot in 180-second challenge

   Thursday, March 30 2017

Nina Johnson took first place in TRU's inaugural 180-second Research Challenge for her presentation, "The Wellness 180."

CIHR opportunity for social science researchers

   Thursday, February 2 2017

CIHR has launched a new funding opportunity for social scientists researching population and public health issues.

CFI: John R. Evans Leaders Fund call for proposals

   Thursday, December 15 2016

The LOI for the June competition of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund is Jan. 15, 2017.

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants

   Thursday, December 15 2016

Deadline to submit an LOI for the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grant is Feb. 1, 2017.

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