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Awards celebrate environmental research

   Tuesday, January 14 2020

Shannon Mendt and Joey Chisholm have been awarded $7,500 Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowships for their research.

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Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham

The battle for the bats

   Tuesday, December 17 2019

TRU's Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham is part of a research team featured in a Telus Storyhive documentary on saving bats.

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Record year for investment in undergraduate research

   Wednesday, December 4 2019

So far this year, 41 students have been awarded UREAP scholarships for a total investment of $250,000.

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Bat research breaking new ground

   Monday, October 28 2019

TRU researchers have partnered with several other universities to ensure BC's bats don't perish as a result of White Nose Syndrome.

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Graduate students receive $17,500-scholarships

   Thursday, September 19 2019

Jesse Biddlecomb, Brandon Turner and Adam Zelmer are the recipients of $17,500 Canada Graduate Scholarships -Masters.

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Respiratory therapy students

Meet our donors: The TB Vets Charitable Foundation

   Friday, June 7 2019

The TB Vets Charitable Foundation and its donors have provided funding for the respiratory therapy program for 30 years.

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Stephanie Winton, recipient of the 2019 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal.

Rattlesnake researcher receives gold medal

   Wednesday, June 5 2019

Stephanie Winton is the recipient of the 2019 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal for her work in rattlesnake conservation.

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2019 Science Valedictorian Marco Lussetti

A life-long love of (machine) learning

   Tuesday, June 4 2019

Marco Lussetti is the 2019 TRU Faculty of Science valedictorian, graduating with his newly minted Bachelor of Computing Science degree.

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Breanne McAmmond, undergraduate student, researching the science of beer.

Student research—from beer and birds, to fish guts

   Tuesday, May 28 2019

Ten TRU students have received federal funding allowing them to work on an array of research projects this summer.

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Dr. Catherine Ortner, Associate Professor, Psychology.

TRU researchers share $579,000 in federal awards

   Thursday, May 23 2019

Five TRU researchers have been awarded federal NSERC Discovery Grants, allowing them to focus on fundamental research questions.

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Science Events

Tap into Research | Solar energy with Michael Mehta

  Date: January 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Iron Road Brewing

Join a dynamic discussion on how solar energy is transforming society.

Mindfulness meditation

  Date: January 14, 11:30am - 12:20pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 25, Feb 18, Feb 11, Feb 4, Mar 3, Mar 10, Mar 17, Mar 24, Mar 31, Apr 14, Apr 7
  Location: No location specified

Drop-ins welcome.

Finance Unplugged

  Date: January 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Meet and mingle with representatives from a variety of finance organizations.

Australia bushfire emergency relief; baked goods and bags fundraiser

  Date: January 22, 9:00am - 12:30pm
  Location: Old Main

TRU Eco club is selling homemade baked goods and hand-sewn snack bags, with all profits going to WIRES Wildlife Rescue.

Wellness Centre grand opening

  Date: January 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
  Location: Old Main

Stop by to catch up with others, see the re-designed space and learn about Wellness Centre events and programs.

Part time work in Canada

  Date: January 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 15, Jan 17, Jan 20, Jan 22, Jan 27, Jan 29, Jan 31, Jan 24
  Location: Clock Tower

The Career & Experiential Department is offering free workshops to help you with career planning.

Tourism Management: career mentoring

  Date: January 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Network with the tourism industry, learn about the opportunities that are available, and discover the paths people took.

Steps Towards Success: Time Management

  Date: January 23, 4:30am - 7:15pm
  Location: Old Main

Develop practical skills to help you with studying, time management and managing stress and anxiety.

Service Excellence sessions 3 & 4

  Date: January 23, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This is parts 3 and 4 of the four-part program.

International Career Cafe

  Date: January 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Discuss different career paths, learn what employers are looking for, and much more.

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