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TRU researchers awarded $75,000 grant to study deadly bat disease

Dr. Naowarat Cheeptham

  Posted on: September 29, 2015

TRU microbiologist Dr. Naowarat Cheeptham and Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada biologist and TRU Adjunct Professor Dr. Cori Lausen have been awarded a $75,000 USD research grant from the United States Fish & Wildlife Services to advance the search for effective biological control options against Pseudogymnoascus destructans, or Pd, the fungus that causes White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in North American bats.

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Historian awarded prestigious research grant

  Posted on: September 28, 2015

Russian historian Dr. Wilson Bell has been awarded a prestigious Insight Development Grant (IDG) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). This is another demonstration of the growing research strength at TRU.

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TRU research on display at Science World

  Posted on: September 22, 2015

Works of art by TRU faculty, students and alumni, inspired by and exploring perspectives of microbes from Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham’s drug discovery research, are on display Sept. 21 to Jan. 10 at the Telus World of Science in Vancouver.

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Research Day 2015: What is your TRU Research Story?

  Posted on: September 17, 2015

Research Day is an opportunity for faculty members to learn about new initiatives, including the new Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program, and the new Research Groups and Centres Fund, and served as the showcase for the new TRU Research Storyteller campaign, featuring TRU scholars discussing the focus and the impact of their research.

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Small victory in fire ant fight

  Posted on: August 20, 2015

In the seemingly impossible battle to control the spread of the European Fire Ant, Thompson Rivers University researcher Dr. Robert Higgins says he and his team have finally found some success.

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Funding creates network for research & innovation

  Posted on: July 29, 2015

The Western Canadian Innovation Offices Consortium (WCIO), of which TRU is a member, received $1.8 million today from the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State of Western Economic Diversification.

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TRU-led grasslands study has global reach

Lauchlan Fraser Natural Resource Science

  Posted on: July 16, 2015

TRU’s Dr. Lauchlan Fraser is the lead author on a paper published July 16 in Science, the world’s leading journal for cutting-edge research. The paper lends support to a long-standing but controversial ecological hypothesis.

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Camera obscura festival a success

  Posted on: July 14, 2015

TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence says the recent Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival accomplished even more than he had hoped, and far from winding down from the research project, he’s gearing up to expand his and his colleague’s work.

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Research shows rent banks work

  Posted on: July 6, 2015

According to the results from the first year of a three-year research study into the effectiveness of rent banks, the answer is a clear yes; rent banks work.

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