Sarah Whitehouse will present her research: Sustainability in BC’s ranching community: An economic evaluation for carbon offset potential, during the Masters of Science in Environmental Science Showcase on March 5, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Thompson Rivers University has a new, official Strategic Research Plan (SRP)—a blueprint for research for the next five years. The plan identifies five key areas of collaborative excellence and emerging strength, while encouraging research in all disciplines.
This issue of “Kudos from the President” celebrates external recognition for the outstanding achievements of Thompson Rivers University faculty, staff and students since November 2014.
Do certain plants get fevers? And if the answer is yes, which plants, and why? Dr. Cynthia Ross Friedman and a team of researchers have brought some clarity to those questions with their groundbreaking findings published on Feb. 9 in Nature Communications, one of the highest-ranked multidisciplinary journals in the world.
The TRU Faculty of Law has launched the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law. The inaugural issue examines the intersection between health law and human rights.
Brown Family House of Learning earns gold LEED status. While the certification is recent, those involved in the development and building process of the Brown Family House of Learning consistently strived to achieve the Gold standard from its conception to construction.
TRU will receive $325,274 to purchase new trades training equipment as part of BC’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, supporting trades students who are entering in-demand occupations.
Counter-terror law expert Dr. Robert Diab of TRU’s Faculty of Law was interviewed by CBC Television about Bill C-51, the new Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015, unveiled by Parliament on Jan. 30.
Feb. 10 is the deadline to apply for the TRU Sustainability Research Grant. Funded by TRU’s Office of Environment and Sustainability, it is a prestigious award with an annual value of $10,000.
Read the January 2015 President’s Report for an overview of recent university news, accomplishments and publications by the TRU community, and a list of upcoming campus events.
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the Opening Learning Faculty Association (TRUOLFA) having ratified their tentative agreement negotiated under the 2014 Economic Stability mandate. The five-year agreement covers approximately 240 Open…..
Master Rob McDiarmid and Ms. Sharon Matthews, QC, were recognized by Thompson Rivers University for their tireless advocacy to bring the law program to TRU and their ongoing support of the Faculty of Law as donors.
Sara Gillis belongs to a team of youth and health professionals that has launched Canada’s first “gamified” smart phone app to support youth with mental illness.
Arts alumna Ashley Berard is expanding on her UREAP research (the use of online forums and support groups to navigate an illness) for her master’s thesis in Sociology at the University of Victoria.