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Understanding Canada’s diverse past

  Posted on: February 3, 2014

Since 1995 Canada has recognized February as Black History Month as a way of commemorating the contributions of Black Canadians throughout Canadian History.“The importance of research into black history is to take a small step in changing attitudes, even if they are just your own”.- Kristina Franks

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Prehistoric hunters on the cutting edge

  Posted on: January 23, 2014

In the life of a Paleolithic hunter from over 250,000 years ago, the ability to take down prey from a distance would have been a vast improvement over confronting a dangerous animal at close quarters. New research by Dr. Karl Hutchings and colleagues finds evidence that these early hunters developed the technology to do so far earlier than first thought.

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Mistletoe’s hidden secret

  Posted on: December 10, 2013

The dwarf mistletoe is a parasite attacking pine trees. TRU researchers have unlocked some of the mistletoe’s secrets.

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RUCBC speech

  Posted on: December 7, 2013

Why do research-intensive universities matter? Learn more from the Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia.

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Inspiration at Every Turn

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

Nina Johnson’s creative writing students often complain of writer’s block. In a new research project, Johnson hopes to help them past the block with a unique mindfulness exercise: the finger labyrinth.

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