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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

Aboriginal health researcher named a Difference Maker

   Thursday, October 19 2017

TRU faculty member Dr. Rod McCormick has been named one of the country’s 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health.

Graduate student awards nearly double

   Thursday, October 19 2017

Kamloops philanthropist Ken Lepin presented $60,000 in awards to 12 exceptional graduate students during an Oct. 18 ceremony.

Despite climate challenges, the future looks bright for BC wines

   Tuesday, October 17 2017

Extreme weather, which brings with it wildfire and drought, is just one challenge facing BC's wine industry.

No. 1 concern for older adults living with health conditions? Transportation

   Wednesday, October 11 2017

TRU researchers investigating the repositioning of health services in Interior Health have spent a year speaking with older adults.

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Despite climate challenges, the future looks bright for BC wines

   Tuesday, October 17 2017

Extreme weather, which brings with it wildfire and drought, is just one challenge facing BC's wine industry.

McCormick contributes to Guardian article on First Nations suicide crisis

   Friday, September 1 2017

McCormick's expertise in Indigenous health research was sought for Selena Randhawa's article on Canada's First Nations suicide epidemic.

Neudorf on banishment as punishment

   Thursday, August 10 2017

In this Maclean's article, Dr. Lorne Neudorf weighs in on the effectiveness of banishment as a sentence.

Wine & Culinary Tourism Futures Conference

   Thursday, June 15 2017

Dr. John Hull is co-chairing the Wine and Culinary Futures Conference, set for this fall.

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Info session: Canadian Graduate Scholarship — Masters

  Date: October 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Main Library

The CGS-M info session will walk graduate students through the process of applying for these $17,500 entrance awards.


Science Seminar Series: Fungal Mitochondrial Inheritance—from natural population surveys to laboratory investigations and back

  Date: October 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

An accidental finding from the 20th Century has led to a journey of surprises and to identifying a model from which to further test...


Environmental Sciences Seminar Series: Agricultural fungicides and clinical drug resistance in the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus

  Date: October 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

There is a growing concern about the threat that agriculturalfungicide use will lead to clinical drug resistance in human fungal pathogens.


Graduate Studies: Career Education Retreat

  Date: October 27, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Main Library

Graduate students will learn proven career development strategies.


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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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