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Paul Millross

More than meets the eyes

   Thursday, April 19 2018

Paul Millross is a legally-blind student and writer on exchange from The University of Chichester. He's been making the most of his time.

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State-of-the-art sensors take flight over BC grasslands

   Wednesday, April 11 2018

Dr. David Hill's range management research was given a $200,000 boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

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Students spend summer as funded researchers

   Monday, April 9 2018

Nineteen students have been awarded $4,500 UREAP scholarships, allowing them to spend the summer conducting independent research.

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Communications instructor develops open textbook

   Wednesday, April 4 2018

Lecturer Shannon Smyrl saw a need for a flexible, online text—so she created one.

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Larsen, Ortner awarded for outstanding research mentorship

   Wednesday, April 4 2018

Dr. Karl Larsen and Dr. Catherine Ortner are recognized for their commitment to empowering and encouraging undergraduate researchers.

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TRU enters The Conversation

   Tuesday, March 27 2018

TRU is the newest member of The Conversation Canada, an independent news organization delivering expertise from academia to wide audiences.

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Rattlesnakes crack the first Nutshell

   Thursday, March 22 2018

Valerie Law's rattlesnake research took top honours in the inaugural In A Nutshell undergraduate research communication competition.

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Dungeons & Dragons research a critical hit

   Tuesday, March 20 2018

Graeme Hallett won the 2018 3MT for his presentation, "Does Dungeons & Dragons Improve Social Skills?"

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All set for Research Week

   Monday, March 19 2018

A blend of workshops, poster and oral presentations, art installations, and community building are part of the third annual Research Week

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Funding boosts 21 new research projects

   Wednesday, March 7 2018

Twenty-one TRU researchers share in $100,000, as a result of the Internal Research Fund.

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BFA year end art show: Eight

  Date: April 20, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 20, Apr 24, Apr 25, Apr 26, Apr 27, Apr 28, May 1, May 2, May 3, May 4
  Location: TRU Art Gallery

Explore the works of eight students graduating from the Bachelor of Fine Arts program during the program’s annual exhibition of graduating students. The exhibition is called Eight and pieces are being displayed in the TRU Art Gallery and the nearby studio spaces in the visual arts wing. Works will include two dimensional, three dimensional, sculpture,...

Join The Conversation: A workshop with Editor Scott White

  Date: May 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Faculty are invited to join Scott White, editor of The Conversation Canada, to learn how to bring their research to a global audience.X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

TRU is excited to partner with The Conversation Canada, an innovative digital media outlet dedicated to bringing scholarly work to general readership.

You are invited to join Scott White, editor of The Conversation Canada, for this two-hour workshop. Alongside members of TRU's Research and Graduate Studies Office, and Marketing and Communications team, you'll run through the stteps needed to use this exciting resource to highlight your research, and share your expertise beyond peer-reviewed publications.

Our promise: You will leave the workshop with a plan forhow to bring your expertise and your research findings to a global audience of more than 35 million, with minimal effort, thanks to this unique collaboration. 

Because of its open source design, The Conversation has launched researchers’ work onto the national stage and around the world through publications such as the Globe and Mail, the FinancialPost and the Guardian who reprint the material.

Refreshments will be provided.

Convocation: Faulty of Arts

  Date: June 8, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the completion of certificates, diplomas, degreesand baccalaureates from the Faculty of Arts.

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