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Does the ‘traditional family’ even exist?

  Posted on: February 4, 2016

In advance of BC’s fourth Family Day holiday, Canadian historian Dr. Tina Block, whose research focuses on the history of religion, gender and family in postwar North America, says that the so-called ‘traditional family’ has never really existed.

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Banking on poverty: research investigates use of payday loan companies

  Posted on: November 19, 2015

While some cities wish to prohibit or limit the clustering of payday loan operations, Thompson Rivers University economist Dr. Laura Lamb wants more attention given to the lack of financial options for the clients. When Lamb conducted her research into the use of these fringe finance institutions in 2012, she expected to find evidence to…

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Justice Sinclair: Truth and Reconciliation

Justice Murray Sinclair

  Posted on: October 9, 2015

The commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is the keynote speaker in what is a collaboration presentation of TRUSU’s annual Story Tellers Gala and the TRU President’s Lecture Series.

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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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TRU-led grasslands study has global reach

Lauchlan Fraser Natural Resource Science

  Posted on: July 16, 2015

TRU’s Dr. Lauchlan Fraser is the lead author on a paper published July 16 in Science, the world’s leading journal for cutting-edge research. The paper lends support to a long-standing but controversial ecological hypothesis.

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Research shows rent banks work

  Posted on: July 6, 2015

According to the results from the first year of a three-year research study into the effectiveness of rent banks, the answer is a clear yes; rent banks work.

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