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Research Paper Receives Editor’s Choice for June

  Posted on: June 25, 2014

NRC Press names a paper authored by TRU students Kaitlyn C. Munro, Jeffrey R.M. Jackson, Ivan Hartling, TRU faculty member Cynthia M. Ross Friedman, and University of Manitoba faculty member Michael J. Sumner as Editor’s Choice for June 2014.

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Researchers Do More than Raise a Flag about Invasive Species

  Posted on: June 17, 2014

Vaseux Lake, located between Okanagan Falls and Oliver on the Okanagan Highway, is home to a variety of wildlife and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Like many BC lakes, however, Vaseux is in jeopardy due to a pretty, seemingly innocuous foe, the yellow flag iris.

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Biology Research—Q & A with Kate Strangway

  Posted on: June 12, 2014

Meet Kate Strangway, a Bachelor of Science in General Biology grad. The Newsroom asked Kate about the ins and outs of conducting her own UREAP research project, studying how well goats can control invasive weeds like knapweed and thistle.

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Early Summer Science Camp

  Posted on: June 11, 2014

EUReKA! will be holding a three-day  ‘Early Summer Science Camp”  from Monday June 16th to Wednesday June 18th from 8am to 4pm. The camp will take place in the Science Building at TRU for children aged 7-11. There are 60 spots available, at a cost of $90 for the three days. The curriculum is from…

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Let the voting begin!

  Posted on: May 21, 2014

Vote for Master of Environmental Science student Erika Dufort-Lefrancois’ 3 minute thesis. Erika is representing TRU in the national Canadian Association for Graduate Studies 3 Minute Thesis competition. You can watch Erika’s video below. Erika Dufort-Lefrancois, right, won TRU’s 3 Minute Thesis competition. She is now competing in the national competition. Voting is open until…

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Testing Her Thesis Against Canada’s Best

  Posted on: May 5, 2014

Erika Dufort-Lefrancois will represent TRU at the national Three Minute Thesis competition after winning first place at the Western regional competition in Calgary on May 2.

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