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Unravelling the mysteries of beer

J Van Hamme at Red Collar

  Posted on: June 22, 2015

Helping a local U-Brew operation save money by reducing the cost of brewing supplies, and working with a local microbrewery to sequence the genomes of unique yeast strains are just two ways Dr. Jonathan Van Hamme is using his microbiology research lab to create solutions for the challenges faced by local business owners.

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Governor General’s Gold Medal a team effort

  Posted on: June 9, 2015

Julie Schooling, Master of Science in Environmental Science, is the first TRU graduate student to receive the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal for outstanding scholarly achievement.

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Camera Obscura rolls into Dawson City

  Posted on: June 8, 2015

The SSHRC-funded Camera Obscura project, led by TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence, is culminating in the Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival, held during Summer Solstice, June 17-21 in Dawson City, Yukon.

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Vote for your favourite 3MT presenter

3MT Western Erika Bachmann

  Posted on: May 19, 2015

Now is your chance to vote for Canada’s Choice in the national 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Visit the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies 3MT page for videos of the 11 finalists chosen from regional competitions. Voting is open between May 15 and noon on May 25.

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What traits do the best teachers have in common?

Kim Calder Stegemann

  Posted on: May 6, 2015

Teacher training programs are obligated to produce diverse educators from all walks of life, but Dr. Kim Calder Stegemann’s research shows that it takes very specific skill sets to thrive in the profession — and many of those skills aren’t traditionally taught.

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And the Western Canadian 3MT winner is…

  Posted on: April 30, 2015

Elizabeth Watt from the University of Calgary took top spot at the Western Canadian Three Minute Thesis (3MT) for her presentation, “Permanent Breast Seed Implant: Improving Patient Experience in Early-Stage Breast Cancer”.

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