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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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Larsen awarded professorship for ecological research contributions

   Thursday, May 28 2020

Dr. Karl Larsen has been awarded the Northcote and Brink Professorship for his research that has led to provincial changes in how we manage our landscape for the benefit of BC's most vulnerable species.

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Ducks hatched by Animal Health Technology April 2020

Hatched at home and avatar physicists: Faculty of Science rolls with COVID changes

   Thursday, May 21 2020

When classes moved to alternate delivery, four unhatched ducks weren't lost in the shuffle.

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Science Events

Virtual fitness class: 15-15-15

  Date: September 16, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  Location: No location specified

15 minutes of strength training, 15 minutes of cardio and 15minutes of abs/stretch. No equipment required.

Peace Day Dialogue

  Date: September 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

The Multi-Faith Chaplaincy is hosting a virtual Peace Day Dialogue. This year’s theme is Shaping Peace Together.

Virtual fitness class: Zumba

  Date: September 22, 12:30pm - 1:10pm
  Location: No location specified

Classes are led by Kat and held on Zoom. Join here Meeting ID: 737 4154 4487 Passcode: xnN3tt

Indigenous Virtual Soup Circle

  Date: September 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Hosted by TRU's Indigenous Gathering Place. Drop drop in and say hello, catch up, find out what's going on, learn about opportunities.

Startup Basics | Business Building

  Date: September 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Get a complete picture of your company broken into nine easy-to-consume, highly vital elements of your business plan.

Environmental Science Seminar Series: Bat research in Canada: batboxes and skin chemistry

  Date: September 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn about the latest in bat research in Canada, why bats are important, and how citizens can help.

Calling My Spirit Back

  Date: September 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Elaine Alec Day will be speaking about her new book, Calling My Spirit Back.

Virtual fitness class: barrelates

  Date: September 23, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
  Location: No location specified

Barrelates is a combination of barre and pilates.

Virtual fitness classes: body shred

  Date: September 17, 12:30pm - 1:10pm
  Location: No location specified

Classes are led by Terra.

Startup Basics | Startup Legal

  Date: October 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Glean information from a local expert so you can start your business off on the right foot legally.

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