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Research and Graduate Studies

Pathways to Undergraduate Research

Engaging in undergraduate research will increase your academic and professional success, and enhance your ability to think critically, ask tough questions and search for compelling answers. At TRU, there are opportunities for all students to participate in undergraduate research, so plot your course, and start your journey!

Research News and Events

Research sends TRU grad student to Australia

   Tuesday, June 12 2018

Syeda Sonia Parvin will spend three months conducting research at Western Sydney University thanks to a Mitacs Globalink Research Award.

No Straight Lines an inventory of small city social assets

   Monday, June 11 2018

Dr. Terry Kading's newly published book explores the unique challenges of tackling social problems within a small city like Kamloops.

Gold medal awarded for cutting-edge marine research

   Monday, June 4 2018

Hilary Hamilton, MSc, will receive the 2018 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal for her contribution to the field of marine biology.

Sharing a passion for research peer-to-peer

   Friday, May 11 2018

TRU's new Undergraduate Research Ambassadors and Graduate Research Mentors have been announced for the 2018-19 academic year.

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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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TRU Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference

  Date: March 29 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Mar 30
  Location: Various locations on campus

Learn more about the research conducted and being conducted by undergraduate students from a range of schools and faculties on campus.

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TRU Day of Giving debuts at foundation breakfast

   Thursday, November 2 2017

This year's theme is "every donation matters" as TRU continues to expand its programs, equipment, research opportunities and buildings.

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.

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