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Indigenous students become Knowledge Makers

  Posted on: February 23, 2016

Seventeen students spent Reading Week becoming Knowledge Makers as part of what is hoped will be an annual program designed to encourage Indigenous undergraduate students to engage in research.

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Canada Research Chair awarded in tourism

  Posted on: February 10, 2016

Dr. Courtney Mason has been named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities, working in the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism.

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Does the ‘traditional family’ even exist?

  Posted on: February 4, 2016

In advance of BC’s fourth Family Day holiday, Canadian historian Dr. Tina Block, whose research focuses on the history of religion, gender and family in postwar North America, says that the so-called ‘traditional family’ has never really existed.

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Drones draw crowd at BC Tech Summit

  Posted on: January 26, 2016

Dr. John Church, BC Innovation Chair in Cattle Industry Sustainability was featured in the Future of Food exhibit at the BC Tech Summit last week, drawing attention from the Minister of Advanced Education, as well as the more than 1,000 high school students who attended the event.

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Report links intergenerational trauma to suicide rates

  Posted on: January 22, 2016

Dr. Roderick McCormick, BC Innovation Council Chair in Aboriginal Health and national expert in First Nations mental health, says that what is especially valuable about a new report released by Statistics Canada is how it links the intergenerational trauma associated with residential schools to thoughts of suicide.

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Determining Access: Research conference addresses Indigenous governance

  Posted on: January 21, 2016

Determining Access, Theory and Practice in Implementing Indigenous Governance over Lands and Resources, is a two-day conference that provides an opportunity for sharing information, strategies and answering key questions faced by Indigenous groups navigating the post Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia landscape.

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Research being filmed on campus

  Posted on: January 20, 2016

A film crew from Bloomberg TV was on campus filming researcher Dr. Ann Cheeptham in her lab. Another film crew from Al Jazeera will arrive on campus in February. Dr. Cheeptham’s research focuses on cave microorganisms and their potential in new drug development.

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