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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University


TRU offers faculty opportunities for research and innovation across all disciplines, and brings teaching, scholarly activities and research, creative practice and innovation together to deliver research-informed learning.

In support of your research, creative and scholarly activities, the office of Research and Graduate Studies can assist you to prepare grant applications and proposals, manage your grant funds once they are in place, make linkages with industry, and promote and disseminate your research. We also provide services for intellectual property management and commercialization, and can help you negotiate contracts with external sponsors, recruit collaborators and licensees, and equitably distribute the benefits of collaborative efforts. Contact us to find out more about the services we offer.

Funding Opportunities

The Research Office assists faculty to access research funding through a variety of internal and external sources.

Mentoring Student Research

TRU offers many opportunities for mentoring student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Student Research Assistants

Both undergraduate and graduate students can work as research assistants. 


Sabbatical leave promotes scholarly and/or professional activity through concentrated study, contemplation, and creative work.

Forms and Resources

Quick links to research-related forms for grant and contract submissions, internal award applications, and finance forms

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