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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.

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A new journey begins for TRU fall grads

   Friday, October 12 2018

Hundreds of new TRU grads gathered with family and friends at the Tournament Capital Centre to celebrate their accomplishments.

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Committed to community

   Friday, October 12 2018

TRU's sixth annual report on research is now available, and is a showcase of the world-class research taking place right at our front door.

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Lepin awards let grad students focus on research

   Friday, October 12 2018

Kamloops philanthropist Ken Lepin presented $51,000 to nine exceptional graduate students during an Oct. 10 ceremony.

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Sleep Centre Clinic aims to put more people to sleep

   Friday, October 12 2018

The TRU Sleep Centre Clinic is the only student-run sleep clinic in Canada.

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TRU researchers share $355,000 in federal awards

   Tuesday, October 9 2018

Three TRU researchers have been awarded NSERC Discovery Grants, part of a $558 million investment announced by the Government of Canada.

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Standing out and outstanding: Brody Butts has learned to lead

   Thursday, September 27 2018

Brody Butts: community leader, aspiring neurosurgeon and TRU Leadership Entrance Scholarship winner shares what it means to be a leader.

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Chemistry converts garbage to gold

   Wednesday, September 12 2018

Dr. Kingsley Donkor's lab is benefiting from a $350,000 federal grant for a research project that seeks to turn waste into fertilizer.

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Reduce your screen time and head outside

   Monday, August 27 2018

Natural Resource Science student Gillian Spence is helping design interactive trails aimed at encouraging people to explore BC's parks.

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We know what you did this summer: UREAP Edition

   Friday, August 24 2018

Three students who spent their summer as funded researchers through UREAP talk about their experience.

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Science Events

Events at TRU

How to get the most out of your supervisor

  Date: October 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. David Hansen,is recommended for all current and prospective graduate students.

Environmental Science Seminar Series—Human caused climate change at British Columba’s ski resorts: past patterns and future forecasts

  Date: October 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Dr. Michael Pidwirny, of UBCO, presents.

Graduate Supervisory Training

  Date: October 18, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

The interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. David Hansen, is recommended for all faculty who supervise graduate students.

Trades & Tech Thursdays

  Date: October 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Nov 15, Dec 20, Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 18, May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 19
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Learn more about trades and tech options while getting answers directly from those in the know.

Have your say: Library open forums

  Date: October 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Oct 23
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Have your voice heard in the Library's writing of its new strategic priorities.

Fall Open House 2018

  Date: October 20, 10:00am - 3:30pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

Catch a campus tour, get a preview of programs and explore the next step at Open House.

Career Week

  Date: October 22 - All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

Meet with career counsellors and network with local professionals.

LinkedIn photo booth

  Date: October 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Update your LinkedIn account with a free, new photo.

Open Library

  Date: October 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Stop by the library in the House of Learning for a free coffee, cupcakes, swag, information and games and great prizes.

Connect: All faculties career mentoring event

  Date: October 23, 4:45pm - 6:15pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Sit down with industry professionals in this speed-networkingstyle event and gain valuable knowledge to help you build your career.

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