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Researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

  Posted on: September 9, 2016

Four TRU researchers were awarded $215,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant program, bringing the total to nine faculty supported by the SSHRC Insight program.

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Camera Obscura sets off on national touring exhibition

  Posted on: August 23, 2016

The Prairie Sun Project, hosted by the University of Lethbridge at its Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage in Nanton, AB over the weekend, featured many of the artists involved in TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence’s 2015 Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival. Several TRU students and one alumnus also had their artwork featured at the event.

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Celebrating BC Day with BC research

  Posted on: July 28, 2016

On Aug. 1, we celebrate BC’s birthday and here at TRU there is a lot to celebrate—including all of the ground-breaking research that is being done by faculty and students right here in our own living laboratory.

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Decoding the youth vote

  Posted on: July 7, 2016

Thanks to a research grant from Elections BC, a trio of TRU students will pass around surveys this summer, trying to gain some insight into why young people don’t vote, as well as what motivates those who do.

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Six researchers share in Discovery Grant awards

  Posted on: June 24, 2016

Six Thompson Rivers University researchers received nearly $200,000 through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants program, bringing the total to 17 TRU faculty currently supported by Discovery Grants.

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Undergraduate research showcased at national conference

  Posted on: June 22, 2016

Fourth year biology student and Undergraduate Research Ambassador Dylan Ziegler has spent the spring presenting his research, most recently at the Canadian Botanical Association Conference held in Victoria, BC. Undergraduate research opportunities are helping Ziegler pave the way to graduate school.

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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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Camera Obscura rolls into Dawson City

  Posted on: June 8, 2015

The SSHRC-funded Camera Obscura project, led by TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence, is culminating in the Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival, held during Summer Solstice, June 17-21 in Dawson City, Yukon.

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