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Generating entrepreneurial success

  Posted on: October 26, 2015

Hummingbird Drones began right here in the TRU Generator, and its CEO Robert Atwood, an NRS graduate, will be awarded the Startup Canada Young Entrepreneur Award for BC and the North on Nov. 4.

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UREAP project takes romance out of ranching

  Posted on: October 13, 2015

Maeghan Watkinson knows that ranching is tough, messy and dirty, and the fourth-year visual arts student spent the summer completing her Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program project, capturing true-to-life images of working ranches on her canvas.

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UREAP project tackles Kamloops’ bellwether distinction

  Posted on: October 2, 2015

Steve O’Reilly recently completed his Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program, titled “The Significance of the Bellwether Distinction: A Historical Examination of Voting Behaviour in the Kamloops Region,” just in time for the upcoming federal election.

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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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