Thompson Rivers University

Education News Canada | Thompson Rivers University records unprecedented research grant success

August 11, 2020

The Government of Canada has awarded three Thompson Rivers University (TRU) researchers nearly $500,000 to conduct groundbreaking work in the social sciences and humanities. Dr. Gloria Ramirez has been awarded more than $300,000 over five years for research that aims to develop an intergenerational Secwepemctsín learning model, while Dr. Tina Block received $85,000 for her research to untangle the social history of unbelief in English Canada from the 1950s through the 1980s. And Dr. Will Garrett-Petts was granted more than $90,000 for his research exploring cultural mapping of the opioid crisis in BC’s small cities. Read more