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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?"

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

Presenting a preponderance of plastic

   Tuesday, March 13 2018

A third-year undergrad student's research shone a light on plastics in mussels and put her in the spotlight at a marine biology conference.

International conference aims to tackle big data

   Wednesday, March 7 2018

From health care to public safety, economics to education, every field is touched by the analysis of big data.

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.

Barnacle research snags top spot

   Friday, March 2 2018

First and second year Master of Science in Environmental Science students were in the spotlight during the annual showcase this week.

A place for all voices in research

   Friday, March 2 2018

The Knowledge Makers program, now in its third year, is an effort to encourage more Indigenous students to participate in research.

Courtney Mason book cover-square

Answers to food insecurity found in traditional knowledge

   Tuesday, February 27 2018

Many of the answers to Northern food security can be found within the communities, which are demonstrating resiliency and enacting change.

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So many reasons to be a researcher

   Monday, February 26 2018

There are many reasons to participate in undergraduate research, whether you're planning to go to grad school, or not.

Joyce O'Mahony

Improving access to healthcare for refugee women

   Thursday, February 22 2018

Dr. Joyce O'Mahony's research intends to reduce isolation and increase support for refugee women, creating better access to health care.


What does community-engaged research look like?

  Date: March 21, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
  Location: Culinary Arts Training Centre

Learn about a variety of projects that have been supported bythe Community-Driven Research Fund. Space is limited.

Graduate Research Symposium

  Date: March 22, 9:00am - 3:30pm
  Location: Multiple Venues

The annual Graduate Symposium features poster and oral presentations, and a panel discussion on the Interior University Research Coalition.

Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: March 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Mar 22, Mar 29, Apr 5, Apr 12
  Location: Old Main

Stop by, say hello and take a quiet moment with a furry friend.

Mindfulness for Stress and Concentration

  Date: March 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Improve your focus, boost your memory and lower your stress levels.

Modo Lounge

  Date: January 25, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 1, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 15, Mar 1, Mar 7, Mar 8, Mar 14, Mar 22, Mar 28, Mar 29, Apr 5, Apr 12
  Location: Food Training Building

The Modo Lounge is open Wednesdays and Thursdays during the winter 2018 semester.

TRU Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference

  Date: March 23 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Mar 24
  Location: Various locations on campus

Students from across campus share their work either as posters or as 15-minute lectures.

Truth and Reconciliation Forum

  Date: March 23 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Mar 23, Mar 24
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Get into deep discussions involving colonization, decolonization, truth and reconciliation and indigenization.

Artist talk and performance

  Date: March 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Artists Laurel Terlesky will discuss her works while Teresa Ascencao will perform a participatory piece called The Laundry Series.

Secwepemc People, Land, and Laws book reading and discussion

  Date: March 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Marianne and Ron Ignace read from and discuss their new book Secwepemc People, Land, and Laws.

IRCC workshop

  Date: March 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This workshop is for international students needing assistance with various permits.

2018 TRU Business Gala

  Date: March 23, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Learn more about standing out in the 21 Century.

Spring Open House 2018

  Date: March 24, 10:00am - 3:30pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Take a tour, meet with an advisor, learn more about the program options available to you.

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