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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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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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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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