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Faculty compete in first ever 180s Research Challenge

   Tuesday, March 28 2017

Faculty will go head-to-head in the inaugural 180-second Research Challenge, and everyone's welcome to come out and show their support.

Experience Research Week

   Monday, March 27 2017

The community is invited to join in as we celebrate faculty and student research during Research Week, on now to April 1.

Fifteen internal research grants awarded

   Thursday, March 16 2017

Fifteen TRU researchers were awarded 2017 Internal Research Fund grants.

TRU a leading voice in intercultural education research

   Thursday, March 16 2017

TRU is a leader in interculturalization of the academy thanks to the efforts of Dr. Kyra Garson and a team of international colleagues.

John Church

TRU researcher to unveil ‘smart cows’ at #BCTECH Summit

   Monday, March 13 2017

Watch Dr. John Church's "Game of Drones" presentation during the #BCTECH Summit at 11:30 am March 15 on Facebook Live.

Op-Ed: TRU researcher takes on log exports

   Thursday, March 9 2017

In a recent op-ed, Dr. Joel Wood argues against a ban on log exports.

McCormick to present at Parliamentary Health Research Caucus event

   Monday, March 6 2017

Dr. Rod McCormick will share his expertise in Indigenous health at a Parliamentary Health Research Caucus event in Ottawa in June 2017.

Researchers team up to solve community challenges

   Monday, March 6 2017

Supported by the Community-Driven Research Fund, TRU researchers will collaborate with community groups to solve pressing challenges.

Masters of Science Showcase celebrates student research

   Friday, March 3 2017

It was a packed house for the annual Masters of Science Showcase, featuring oral and poster presentations.

Dr. Ryan Gauthier

Whose Games are they anyway?

   Wednesday, March 1 2017

Assistant Professor Dr. Ryan Gauthier discusses how the debate over the legitimacy of the Olympic Games is changing the nature of the event.


Research is everywhere. Research is for everyone

  Date: March 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Location: The Grind

Learn about how research impacts the health and well being ofsmall cities during this dynamic, community-based research event.

TRU Earth Hour Day

  Date: March 29, 8:00am - 6:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Do your part to conserve energy by powering down as much as possible.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals

  Date: March 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Cheer on graduate students in this fast-pasted and fun research communications competition. Vote for People's Choice!

Manage your stress

  Date: March 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Student Street

We can't always control what happens in our day-to-day lives, though we can learn how to better react and cope with stressful events.

Art for Lunch — Student Research Opportunities

  Date: March 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Art for Lunch with Donald Lawrence presents, Student Research Opportunities in the Visual Arts. TRU is a nationally recognized leader in the creation of research opportunities for undergraduate students; Visual Arts faculty and students have played a leading role in such initiatives.Drawing upon the activities of several current students, Donald Lawrence will talk about...

180(s) Research Challenge

  Date: March 29, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Scratch Cafe (Culinary Arts)

TRU faculty go head to head in this fun, 180-second researchcommunication competition.

modo @ Accolades

  Date: March 29, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 9, Feb 15, Feb 16, Feb 22, Feb 23, Mar 1, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 8, Mar 15, Mar 16, Mar 23, Mar 22, Mar 29, Mar 30, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 12, Apr 13
  Location: Scratch Cafe (Culinary Arts)

TRU's new social lounge and tapas bar is open.

Research Provocations: Dr. Carol Rees

  Date: March 29, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  Location: Arts and Education

Dr. Carol Rees presents Transitioning to a student-centred pedagogy: Investigations of classroom talk.

Indigenous Research Gathering

  Date: March 29, 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

A celebration of the achievements of Indigenous researchers and Knowledge Maker students.

Study abroad open mic night

  Date: March 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Take the stage yourself, or enjoy the performances, music and some appies.

Free, confidential HIV testing

  Date: March 30, 9:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Interior Health nurses will be on campus to provide confidential, free HIV testing.

Therapy Dog Thursday

  Date: March 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 16, Mar 2, Mar 16, Mar 23, Mar 30, Apr 6, Apr 13
  Location: Old Main

St. John Ambulance has therapy dogs on campus most Thursdays during the academic year. Stop by and say hello to a furry friend.

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