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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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TRU heads collaborative research into wildfires

   Thursday, July 30 2020

The Province of BC has invested $5 million for the establishment of the BC Research Chair in Predictive Services, Emergency Management and Fire Science, to be based at TRU.

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Searching for signs of COVID-19 in Kamloops’ sewage

   Monday, July 27 2020

TRU's Jonathan Van Hamme is leading a team looking to detect signs of COVID-19 in the city's sewage.

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Student researchers find new ways to engage during pandemic

   Wednesday, July 8 2020

Twelve exceptional students have been awarded NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards, allowing them to spend the summer answering important research questions.

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Grant expands Wells Gray research centre

   Thursday, June 11 2020

TRU received $150,000 from the Wells Gray Community Forest Corporation, solidifying plans for a four-season facility in Wells Gray Park.

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Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham is one of this year's D2L award winners for innovation in teaching and learning.

Small study subjects reap big award

   Thursday, June 11 2020

Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham is one of this year’s esteemed recipients of the D2L (Desire2Learn) Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning.

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Science Events

Virtual Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: November 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Sessions are free, and drop-in, so you can come to as many or as few as you like.


Celebrate the Wells Gray Education and Research Centre Opening

  Date: November 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: No location specified

TRU is nearing the completion of a longstanding project—a neweducation and research centre near Wells Gray Provincial Park.  We will mark the opening with a virtual event on Tuesday, November 24 from 1 – 2 p.m. featuring a panel discussion on the importance of this place from the perspectives of students, faculty and Indigenous peoples. It will...


Co-op Awareness Info Session

  Date: November 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Curious about co-op? Tune in to fb.com/TRUCareerEducation on Tuesday, November 24 at 2 p.m. (PST) to hear from Career and Experiential Learning’s Co-op Coordinators and former co-op student, Ashley MacLellan,about all the benefits of a co-op work term. Date: Tuesday, November 24,2020 Time: 2 p.m. (PST) Where: Live on fb.com/TRUCareerEducation


Virtual Career Drop-in Sessions

  Date: November 4, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Our career ambassadors are available to assist you with any questions you have about resumés, interviews or job preparation.


TRU Trivia Night – Marvel Movies & DC Comics

  Date: November 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Created and facilitated by your colleague, Theresa Desmarais, and brought to you by the TRU Wellness Centre and HR Health & Wellness. Join us for our second virtual trivia night. Have some fun and connect withyour peers and colleagues! You can sign up for one or both trivia themes. Join on your own or...


Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: November 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
  Location: No location specified

Meet up with your favourite TRU pups online. Stay for five minutes, or the full 30.


TRU AWT Presents: Drinking in America

  Date: November 26, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Nov 27, Nov 28, Dec 3, Dec 4, Dec 5
  Location: Actors Workshop Theatre

TRU’s Actors Workshop Theatre Productions proudly introduces—Drinking in America. A collection of hilarious, tough and touching theatrical monologues, this play (written by Eric Bogosian and directed by WesleyEccleston) depicts a variety of typical American excesses that are mostly funny but occasionally poignant. Drinking in America questions stereotypes by embodying them, forcing people to question...X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

TRU's Actors Workshop Theatre Productions proudly introducesDrinking in America.
A collection of hilarious, tough and touching theatrical monologues, this play (written by Eric Bogosian and directed by Wesley Eccleston) depicts a variety of typical American excesses that are mostly funny but occasionally poignant.
Drinking in America questions stereotypes by embodying them, forcing people to question their own carefully contrived boundaries when confronted withthe fierce portrayals of people on the edge of society whose inner tiradesstrangely match our own.


Virtual Mindfulness Meditation

  Date: December 1, 11:30am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Sessions are free, and drop-in, so you can come to as many or as few as you like.


TRU employee lunch and learn: Overcoming Burnout

  Date: December 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Overwhelmed by the pressures of everyday work and home life? Learn some strategies to bring your life back into balance.


Virtual Therapy Dog Thursdays

  Date: December 3, 11:00am - 11:30am
  Location: No location specified

Meet up with your favourite TRU pups online. Stay for five minutes, or the full 30.


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