Thompson Rivers University

Mussels, Bluebirds and Tour Guides – Q & A’s with Undergrad Researchers

  Posted on: August 8, 2012

Undergraduate students at TRU research a fascinating variety of subjects representing many different departments across campus. The Newsroom caught up with several undergrads this summer who have received funding for their projects through the Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program (UREAP).

These students have investigated such diverse topics as mollusk colouration, bluebird parenting, tour operators, and climate change, but share a passion for research and the drive to ask, why. Check out the Q & A’s below.


Read more Q & A’s:

Rolena DeBruyn, Ecology and Environmental Biology
Tingting Li, Tourism Management
Ashley Morrison, Animal Biology
Steven Holm, Finance and Economics
Paige Hegadoren, Physics
Tamara Bandet, Microbiology
Timothy Crowe, Microbiology
James Pomfret, Animal Biology
Sara Burchnall, Economics and Accounting
Katie DeGroot, Ecology and Environmental Biology