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Education and Social Work, Page 18

Handford explores educational leadership

  Posted on: August 5, 2016

Dr. Tory Handford of the School of Education (Faculty of Education and Social Work) continues her contributions to the field of educational leadership with her research and scholarly work. In addition to a recently-published book review (Handford, V. [2016]. Book Review of Barnett, Ronald [2016]. Understanding the University: Institution, Idea, Possibilities. London and New York: Routledge. Pages: 214. Canadian Journal…

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TRU prof participates in federal funding reform

  Posted on: July 15, 2016

Dr. Rod McCormick, B.C. Innovation Council Chair in Aboriginal Health, was one of 50 researchers invited to participate in the emergency meeting in Ottawa on July 13, designed to address concerns related to the grant application and peer review process of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The outcomes from the meeting create a more sustainable and fair funding process.

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MEd students get schooled in neuroscience

  Posted on: July 13, 2016

The Faculty of Education and Social Work (EDSW) is currently offering its first ever special topic course in the emerging field of educational neuroscience to students in the Masters of Education (MEd) program.

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Accelerator Fund open

  Posted on: July 4, 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the Accelerator Fund. The fund is designed to support SSHRC-eligible researcher.

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Hulko brings focus to aging and dementia

  Posted on: June 14, 2016

Dr. Wendy Hulko, a faculty member in the School of Social Work and Human Service (Faculty of Education and Social Work) and recent recipient of the 2016 TRU Award for Excellence in Scholarship, continues to shine a light on issues around aging and dementia through her research and scholarly work. Hulko co-facilitated a workshop on…

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EDSW faculty attend CSSE Conference

  Posted on: June 9, 2016

Some Faculty of Education and Social Work faculty members had an opportunity to attend the 2016 Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Conference, held at the University of Calgary from May 28-30. Here, Dr. Carol Rees of EDSW’s School of Education, as Past President of the national “Science Education Research Group (SERG),” introduces…

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Academic medalists for Spring Convocation 2016

academic medal

  Posted on: June 3, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of national, provincial and TRU medals for their academic excellence. Our 2016 medal winners will be recognized during Spring Convocation, June 8-10.

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