Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Science Seminars

There are two types of Science Seminars offered at TRU suitable for science students and faculty. The Faculty of Science seminars are on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room S373 unless otherwise indicated*.   View the Science Seminar abstracts here.

The Environmental Sciences seminars are also on Thursdays. Find them in S203 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. .


Schedule - Fall 2018


DateSpeakerSeminar Title

Sept. 27         

Dr. J. Liu

Detection of Perfluoroalkly and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) following firefighting foam deployment during the Lac-Megantic railway accident


 Oct.1 4

Dr. T Tannert

Challenges and Solutions of Mass Timber Structural Systems

 Oct. 11

Dr. I Paci

Structure and properties in hierarchical organic/inorganic materials: Insights from theory

 Oct. 25


  Nov. 1    

Dr. M. Moora


Erin Slade

 Biogeography of mycorrhizal symbiosis: plant mycorrhizal traits in space and time


Falsified antimicrobial medicine:  A neglected global health crisis contributing to drug resistance in sub-Saharan Africa

 Nov.  8

Dr. N. VanWagoner

 Palaeozoic volcanism and mineral deposits of the Selwyn Basin, Yukon

 Nov. 22




 E. Krogh




  On-line membrane sampling and direct mass spectrometry of trace organic contaminants in complex samples