TRU Science

Science Seminars

Science seminars take place on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room S373 unless otherwise indicated.

There is a separate Environmental Sciences seminar series on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m in S203.

Schedule - Winter 2019

Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 pm in S373


Date Presenter Title
January 17 Jaimie Dickson, MSc, Teck Highland Valley Copper A community-based approach to end land use planning at Highland Valley Copper
January 24 Dr. Samantha Shields, Doctor of Vet Medicine, St. Matthews University, Grand Cayman, British West Indies Have you thought about studying medicine or vet medicine in the Cayman Islands?
March 14 Dr. Sarah Burke, Member of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry Dept., UBC; Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) Nanoscience; UBC Research Group – part of Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute No small feat: using quantum mechanics to see atoms, molecules and electrons at surfaces
March 21 Faculty Council No Talk
March 28 Mr. Hart Plommer: Ph.D candidate at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s. TRU Chemistry alumnus (2013) in computational chemistry. Aluminum Coordination Complexes in Polymerization Reactions
April 4 Joss Ives Senior Instructor, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Vantage College, UBC, Vancouver Two-Phase Collaborative Group Exams: Increasing Student Enjoyment and Providing Them with Immediate Feedback
April 11 Dr. Jabed Tomal: Assist. Prof. in Statistics, TRU; PhD (UBC); Research in statistical machine learning, data science, Bayesian statistical inference, statistical ecology. Predicting Homologous Proteins using an Ensemble of Subsets of Variables