Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University



» TRU faculty are competitive for external funding. » TRU faculty create new knowledge. » TRU faculty and students disseminate new knowledge impactful to the communities we serve.

How will we know we are achieving this?

  • 40% of active tri-partite faculty hold external funding.
  • $4.5 million in tri-agency grants and external contracts.
  • Number of peer-reviewed publications, scholarly works, exhibitions and other creative works per faculty member.
  • Number of community citations score (e.g. references in external media, reports, policy documents, newsletters, forums, etc.).

Achievements in Research

Research stories

Research explores impact of learning ‘in the open’

Open Learning faculty member Dr. Michelle Harrison has been awarded a research fellowship from BCcampus.

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MScEEM grad Elizabeth Awadey

Local plastic bag research with global implications

Master's grad Elizabeth Awadey has more than a passing interest in people using fewer plastic bags.

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Dr. Chris Hunt

Law faculty member edits book on privileges

Dr. Chris Hunt, associate professor in the Faculty of Law, has edited the new book, Perspectives on Evidentiary Privileges.

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Worth 1000 Words: Research photo contest opens

Winning photos in each category will receive $500 prizes; photographs will be displayed on campus, and at the Xchange Lab on Tranquille Road

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