Strategic Initiatives

Interior University Research Coalition

The Interior University Research Coalition (IURC) is a partnership between the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops, and the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna. At the heart of this coalition is a shared commitment to participating in partnerships that focus on:

  • Fostering research excellence, knowledge and innovation
  • Harmonizing resources
  • Enhancing academic opportunities
  • Increasing benefits for communities throughout the BC Interior


Sandra Spencer

Innovation Manager
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