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Undergrad research “paves the way” to the future

   Wednesday, March 17 2021

Eleven exceptional natural science and engineering undergrads have been awarded $7500 scholarships to conduct research over the summer.

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TRU genomics lab receives $850K investment from feds

   Wednesday, March 3 2021

New funds from the federal government through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation will enable a world-class genomic research lab at Thompson Rivers University.

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Law and science combine to answer vital COVID-19 questions

   Wednesday, January 27 2021

Dr. Ruby Dhand leads a collaborative, multidisciplinary research project to understand barriers to justice during the pandemic for those who live with disabilities.

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Fellowships support students studying snakes, bacteria

   Tuesday, January 12 2021

Graduate students Breanne McAmmond and Chloe Howarth received prestigious $7,500 Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowship Awards.

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Sifting through dirt’s DNA

   Wednesday, December 9 2020

A new Genome BC-funded project will standardize how environmental DNA is measured in microbial soil communities.

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Snake research garners prestigious scholarship

   Friday, November 6 2020

Graduate student Dana Eye has been awarded the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health for her groundbreaking rattlesnake research.

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Lillooet man leaves TRU $350K for women in science

   Wednesday, September 30 2020

James Bain passed away in 2019 and quietly left a profound gift upon his departure: his entire estate to fund bursaries for women in STEM.

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Can CBD and nitric oxide prevent the spread of COVID-19?

   Wednesday, September 2 2020

Three TRU researchers are working toward the development of an antiviral nasal spray and mouthwash using high-cannabidiol extracts, terpenes, and nitric oxide.

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Newly funded research explores connectivity, marine invertebrates and rattlesnakes

   Thursday, August 27 2020

Three researchers will share in nearly $350,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants program.

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New research tools coming to TRU

   Tuesday, August 25 2020

The Government of Canada through the Canada Foundation for Innovation has invested $350,000 in high-performance tools to allow TRU faculty and students to conduct ground-breaking research.

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Science Events

What is naturopathic medicine and how can it help me?

  Date: May 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn how naturopathic medicine can support you in your health and wellness struggles at this Lunch and Learn presented by Dr. Tamzin Morley

TRU Lunch and Learn: Draft CCAP

  Date: May 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Join the City of Kamloops’ Sustainability team to learn aboutthe draft Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP) and how the TRU community can be involved in its implementation. Gain a better understanding of the City’s targets for greenhouse gas emissions reductions, the strategies and actions that will need to be taken to meet the targets and projected emissions modelling, economic...

Tea and Transitions

  Date: May 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Tea and Transitions provides students an opportunity to meet Indigenous support staff and ask questions before registering for the Fall.

Understanding TRU’s Employee Family Assistance Program

  Date: May 26, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn more, and ask questions, about the Employee Family Assistance Program offered to all TRU employees through LifeWorks.

Online info session–MEEM/MScEEM Admissions Overview

  Date: June 8, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Join TRU’s School of Business and Economics for an online info session and learn about our masters programs in Environmental Economics.

Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation

  Date: June 17 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

We invite graduating students convocating this June to get together virtually with family, friends, classmates and faculty to celebrate.

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