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Green Chemistry conference gives students taste of applied research

  Posted on: July 18, 2016

Chemistry graduate Matt Miller was part of a team that came up with the winning solution to the problem of water waste in the textile dyeing industry during the Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference held in Portland, Oregon last month. The solution was considered groundbreaking by an industry expert.

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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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Trades students benefit from new equipment

Trades Announcement

  Posted on: July 13, 2016

The Ministry of Advanced Education announced $300,000 in funding for new trades equipment to enhance hands-on learning opportunities and develop skills students need for in-demand careers.

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Decoding the youth vote

  Posted on: July 7, 2016

Thanks to a research grant from Elections BC, a trio of TRU students will pass around surveys this summer, trying to gain some insight into why young people don’t vote, as well as what motivates those who do.

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