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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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What you need to know about ticks

   Thursday, May 2 2019

Tick season is in full swing in BC's Southern Interior, and TRU's Dr. Rob Higgins sheds a light on this interesting parasitic mite.

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Christine Miller UPrep pig heart dissection

Schwarzenegger, a pig’s heart and John Cena

   Friday, April 26 2019

UPrep science faculty member Christine Miller lightens up the classroom with jokes and humourous references.

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TRU Research & Graduate Studies

Ten projects awarded research funding

   Monday, April 1 2019

Ten TRU researchers have been awarded grants of up to $5,000 each from the Internal Research Fund.

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Science Events

Paid internships through Northern Development Initiative Trust

  Date: November 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Northern Development Initiative Trust has several paid internships in 2020. Learn more about them during this information session.

Pizza & programming

  Date: November 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Sit with a programming expert to better understand how you can move your research or entrepreneurial concept forward.

Make your information and sales tables stand out from the crowd

  Date: November 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Old Main

This interactive, and hands-on training workshop includes activities like table set-up, creating an elevator pitch and role playing.

AquaHacking Webinar

  Date: November 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
  Repeated Dates: Nov 28
  Location: No location specified

The winning AquaHacking Tech Challenge team can win up to $50,000. Designed for all postsecondary students.

Trades & Tech Thursdays: noon tour

  Date: August 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19
  Location: No location specified

Take a free tour to learn why a career in trades may be rightfor you.

Live at TRU presents Ryan McNally

  Date: November 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Clock Tower

Shake off the cold weather with music inspired by the sounds of New Orleans and of hillbilly jug jazz.

Environmental Science Seminar Series – Echoes of the Ice Age: Diversity in BC’s Canada Jays

  Date: November 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

A research team is using colour-banding, genetic analysis, sound recording and citizen science to reveal a rich legacy of the Canada Jay.

Healing the Hurt Child: A life long journey to being a survivor

  Date: November 21, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Join a discussion on restorative justice with guest Avery Hulbert, who will use her powerful story to teach you more about the process.

Trades & Tech Thursdays: 7pm tour

  Date: August 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19
  Location: No location specified

Take a free tour to learn why a career in trades may be rightfor you.

Live theatre: Retreat

  Date: November 21, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Nov 21, Nov 22, Nov 23, Nov 28, Nov 29, Nov 30
  Location: Old Main

A job at Fischer, Cos, Sutton, and Tate is worth killing for, but is it worth dying for?

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