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Research Q & A with Spencer Morran

  Posted on: August 13, 2014

Student researcher Spencer Morran learned that hands-on science camps and science centres are not just all about fun and games. They’re also an effective way to teach science.

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Kate Strangway UREAP

Out of the Comfort Zone

  Posted on: July 8, 2014

Opportunities to transform learning from understanding the concepts to solving real world problems are what make university a life-changing experience. Reprinted from the Spring 2014 issue of Bridges Magazine.

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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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