Media Releases Archive: 2009

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December 17, 2009
Researchers attack British Medical Journal review process
Researchers from Canada, the UK and Sweden have slammed the influential...
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December 17, 2009
Sounding out sound environments
A Simon Fraser University Faculty of Education student’s investigation of...
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December 16, 2009
New institute to drive brain research
A new Simon Fraser University-based institute to advance brain-imaging...
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December 15, 2009
Improving literacy among inner-city adults
A $765,452 grant from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada will...
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December 15, 2009
Imaginative education sparks aboriginal learning
Educators involved in a Simon Fraser University pilot project in Prince...
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December 14, 2009
“Buy a tab” for Christmas
Two local students are hoping to make life easier for last-minute shoppers...
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December 14, 2009
SFU food bank use doubles
Student use of Simon Fraser University’s food bank has more than doubled...
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December 11, 2009
SFU among top family-friendly employers
For the second time in three years, Mediacorp Canada Inc. says Simon Fraser...
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December 11, 2009
Backgrounder: New space for Surrey campus
A $10-million Knowledge Infrastructure Program grant to Simon Fraser...
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December 10, 2009
Retired entomologist to receive Chancellor’s award
For Thelma Finlayson, receiving Simon Fraser University’s Chancellor’s...
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December 9, 2009
Atom-smashing record thrills SFU physicists
It’s a new record—subatomic particles colliding at the highest energies...
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December 9, 2009
Exploring gamer worlds: real and virtual
Researchers at Simon Fraser University will study the behaviour of computer...
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December 8, 2009
French introduced farming to Britain: study
Simon Fraser University archeologists Mark Collard and Kevan Edinborough...
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December 7, 2009
Media Advisory: More missing fish
An analysis of this year’s disastrous Fraser River sockeye returns by a...
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December 4, 2009
Prof gets messages from space
Barbara Frisken received several messages from outer space this year on her...
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December 1, 2009
Memorial marks massacre’s 20th anniversary
Simon Fraser University will mark the 20th anniversary of Montreal’s École...
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November 30, 2009
Microbiologist among Canada’s 100 ‘most powerful women’
Simon Fraser University microbiologist Fiona Brinkman was named today to...
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November 30, 2009
Research backs autism, schizophrenia theory
New research by Simon Fraser University evolutionary biologist Bernard...
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November 27, 2009
Forum on Police Accountability
Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology, the Ministry of Public...
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November 26, 2009
Researchers to study ocean health
The Royal Society of Canada has appointed 10 scientists – two of them from...
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November 20, 2009
Math mentorship helps aboriginal children
Contrasting a gloomy day in Vancouver’s inner city, the faces of more than...
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November 20, 2009
SFU’s Milun Tesovic named world’s top student entrepreneur
Milun Tesovic, a 23-year-old Simon Fraser University business student, has...
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November 17, 2009
On-line approach = math success √
The developers of Simon Fraser University’s first on-line math course in a...
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November 16, 2009
SFU plans Bernd Dittrich memorial
A memorial service will be held on Monday Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. for Bernd...
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November 13, 2009
“Surveillance Games” profiled at Downtown Eastside gallery
As Vancouver prepares to host the 2010 Winter Olympics, surveillance...
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November 12, 2009
Longer toes eyed as sprinters’ edge
Longer toes may give sprinters a leg up on other runners, according to a...
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November 11, 2009
SFU mourns passing of student Bernd Dittrich
Updated November 11, 6:50PM



It is with great sadness that Simon Fraser...
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November 10, 2009
Cultural reunion highlights Smithsonian trip
The Western Arctic’s Inuvialuit people hope that a journey by elders,...
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November 6, 2009
‘One World’ winner to study down under
Simon Fraser University psychology student Ramsay Malange is heading to...
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November 5, 2009
SFU again tops Maclean's university rankings
For the second year in a row, Simon Fraser University has been rated...
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November 5, 2009
Centre launches Pakistan Conflict Monitor
The Simon Fraser University-based Human Security Report Project (HSRP) has ...
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November 4, 2009
Honouring outstanding alumni for 2009
Simon Fraser University’s alumni association has selected the winners of...
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October 30, 2009
Royal visit to SFU
Simon Fraser University will welcome HRH The Prince of Wales on his first...
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October 29, 2009
Volker named Canada’s top angel
The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) has named Mike Volker,...
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October 29, 2009
China adopts new B.C. fish farming technology
Larry Albright, a microbiologist and Simon Fraser University professor...
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October 28, 2009
SFU research income exceeds $86 million
Simon Fraser University has moved up a notch – from 20th to 19th spot - in...
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October 27, 2009
Ladner joins SFU’s Centre for Dialogue
Peter Ladner, a two-term member of Vancouver City Council and candidate in...
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October 27, 2009
Lungpacer device wins top tech award
Biomedical physiologist Andy Hoffer, whose Lungpacer diaphragm-pacing...
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October 22, 2009
New technology revolutionizes cancer research
Research expertise at Simon Fraser University has helped scientists at the...
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October 20, 2009
SFU dare draws top dollars to fight AIDS
Judging from the zany costumes and acts that Simon Fraser University...
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October 19, 2009
Scientists stage howling good time
Phantom physicists and cackling chemists will be among mad scientists...
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October 19, 2009
Educators embrace green action themes
A group representing B.C.’s educators has introduced eight action themes...
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October 19, 2009
Paralyzing light turns worms blue
Experimenting with light, molecules and worms, Simon Fraser University...
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October 14, 2009
Crim hosts talks on corrections, complaints
Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology and the Correctional...
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October 14, 2009
Students to gain ‘official’ language training
Simon Fraser University is one of 11 universities across Canada that will...
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October 13, 2009
$1-million grant to SFU Contemporary Arts fuels economic development
Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts will use a $1...
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October 13, 2009
U.S. choreographer Liz Lerman wins Blaney Award
Celebrated American choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker,...
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October 9, 2009
SFU named top 100 employer for third year
For the third straight year Simon Fraser University has been ranked one of...
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October 9, 2009
MBA grad at ease in suits or lab coats
Science or business and ne’er the two shall meet?



Not in 30-year-old Kenny...
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October 9, 2009
Grad’s skill set creates job offer frenzy
Talk about being in demand. Shortly after finishing her PhD in the School...
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October 9, 2009
Far away study furthers grad’s goals
Leaving her family in Laos for three years while she pursued a PhD in...
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October 9, 2009
Computing degree leads to Yahoo!
Although Preet Jassi jokes about one day owning a yacht or two, he is...
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October 8, 2009
Skating champion aims to score big
Simon Fraser University undergrad Jeremy Ten is a serious contender for a...
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October 8, 2009
List of graduands - Fall 2009 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate city...
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October 8, 2009
Virtual reality eases chronic pain
Chronic pain sufferers should look to technology, not drugs to ease their...
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October 7, 2009
Igali to host first Walk/Run For the Kids
Canadian Olympic champion Daniel Igali is inviting young and old to join...
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October 7, 2009
Herstory Café celebrates women
Given that October is women’s history month, Lara Campbell, a Simon Fraser...
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October 6, 2009
Study links BPA to aggressive girls
Daughters of women exposed to a common chemical found in plastics while...
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October 6, 2009
“Mr. Big” ruse needs reforming, says crim grad
Kouri Keenan had no opinion either way when he began his master’s thesis on...
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October 5, 2009
Older reserves protect fish better
A new Simon Fraser University study warns that marine reserves globally may...
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October 5, 2009
New prof to tackle cybercrime
Simon Fraser University’s first professor specializing in cybercrime...
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October 1, 2009
Economy challenges SFU co-op market
Our ailing economy’s rising student unemployment may account largely for an...
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September 30, 2009
Hydro wins SFU diversity award
BC Hydro, which has women in six of its 10 senior management team positions...
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September 30, 2009
Sick children’s advocate wins Fox medal
A Surrey SFU student devoted to raising money for sick kids while battling...
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September 29, 2009
Biologist receives Sterling controversy prize
Michael Worobey, an evolutionary biologist who pioneered highly...
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September 28, 2009
Giant spiders share desert runner’s route
For someone about to attempt the toughest foot race on the planet Jay...
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September 28, 2009
Pair tapped for Fulbright awards
A second SFU scholar been selected to receive a prestigious Canada-U.S....
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September 25, 2009
Fall Convocation set for Oct. 8 and 9
Nearly 2,000 students are preparing to graduate from Simon Fraser...
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September 24, 2009
New chairs to advance SFU research
Simon Fraser University physicist Erol Girt studies the smallest of...
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September 23, 2009
African leader to speak on AIDS crisis
The last time Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili was in Vancouver...
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September 22, 2009
Study targets fainting astronauts
Canadian scientists are studying data collected from tests on astronauts...
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September 22, 2009
‘Lungpacer’ on New Ventures top 10
A new therapeutic device that will accelerate and improve the recovery time...
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September 21, 2009
Free telescopes and star gazing at SFU
Two Simon Fraser University scientists expect that a free astronomy program...
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September 21, 2009
Schools struggle with greenhouse gas targets: study
B.C.’s colleges and universities lack sufficient funding, information and...
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September 16, 2009
Order of B.C. for four SFU affiliates
Four of the 13 Order of British Columbia recipients to be invested today...
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September 15, 2009
Helping India’s working women nets Thakore award
Self-employed women in India have made great strides thanks to the life...
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September 14, 2009
SFU grad students secure climate change fellowships
Tree planting, storm-pattern analysis and land-management policy...
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September 11, 2009
SFU fall enrolment tops 28,000
Simon Fraser University laid out the welcome mat this week to the largest...
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September 11, 2009
Genome sequencing furthers pine beetle and cancer research
A research team co-led by Simon Fraser University professor Steven Jones...
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September 9, 2009
SFU hosts Rick Mercer’s Spread the Net launch
Comedian Rick Mercer is at Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby campus...
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September 9, 2009
Study to target FASD and at-risk youth
Researchers at Simon Fraser University hope to shed new light on the risks...
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September 9, 2009
Funding boosts Aboriginal student literacy
A new study from Simon Fraser University finds B.C. government funding to...
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September 8, 2009
Extreme weather risk prompts need to adapt: report
It’s true: The weather is getting worse, from unprecedented snowfall in the...
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September 3, 2009
SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward's receives $1 million in Canada Cultural Spaces funding
James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today...
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August 31, 2009
SFU pipers in historic contest
Seven bagpipe players from the world-champion Simon Fraser University Pipe...
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August 28, 2009
World’s oldest doctor visits SFU
He’s arguably the world’s oldest and longest practicing physician, but 98...
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August 25, 2009
Virtual cardiac rehab for rural patients
Thanks to a $284,000 grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and...
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August 25, 2009
Economist profs now Royal Society fellows
Simon Fraser University professors Mark Jaccard and Arthur Robson, both...
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August 17, 2009
Bag Lady or Powerhouse?
There’s no chance that Lillian Zimmerman will wind up as a “bag lady.” ...
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August 17, 2009
Students develop innovative location finder
Visitors to the SFU Surrey campus have an innovative new means to find...
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August 16, 2009
SFU PIPER WINS SOLO TITLE
It was a huge double-winner of a weekend for Piper Alan Bevan of the Simon...
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August 15, 2009
SFU PIPE BAND WINS 6th WORLD CROWN
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band won its sixth world pipe band...
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August 14, 2009
Soggy Scotland for SFU Pipe Band
The world champion SFU Pipe Band is anxiously watching the weather and the...
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August 13, 2009
‘Ancient’ website touted world’s best e-content
An SFU-designed website that portrays the Fraser Valley as it was thousands...
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August 13, 2009
SFU Pipe Band shows sold out
The "Sold Out" sign in Scotland has become a trademark of the Simon Fraser...
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August 11, 2009
SFU Pipe Band in Scotland
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, five times world champion, got a...
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August 7, 2009
SFU Pipe Band seeks sixth title
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, five times world champion, is off to...
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August 6, 2009
SFU Surrey to expand research and teaching space
Science and technology research and teaching south of the Fraser will...
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July 29, 2009
Gift brings SFU softball team home
Simon Fraser University’s women’s softball team will soon have a field to...
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July 27, 2009
Free SFU Pipe Band Concert
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, five times world champion, offers a...
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July 20, 2009
COOP enhances job connections
When it comes to looking for work in tough economic times, it helps to have...
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July 15, 2009
Observing crime, virtually
Simon Fraser University researcher Andrew Park is using videogame...
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July 10, 2009
SFU first Canadian school in NCAA
In a historic return to its athletic roots, Simon Fraser University was...
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July 10, 2009
Saving energy with colour
Three Simon Fraser University computing scientists have developed colour...
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July 9, 2009
Imagination drives education
Our rapidly growing and continually changing information age is challenging...
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July 8, 2009
New appointments steer artistic direction for SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s
As Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts prepares to...
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July 7, 2009
Citizenship, Dialogue and Civic Engagement
An engaged citizenry is essential for democracy – and Simon Fraser...
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July 7, 2009
Pipin’ Hot Pipers in the Okanagan
The five-time and current world champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band...
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June 25, 2009
Prof still counseling students at 95
No one is as surprised as Thelma Finlayson that at 95 she continues to...
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June 22, 2009
Made-in-B.C. climate change study
In a new white paper commissioned by the B.C. government, five university...
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June 19, 2009
Study measures NHL scouting success
Thought hockey was over? NHL coaches make their draft picks in Montreal...
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June 18, 2009
Downtown residents favour legalized prostitution: survey
An online survey of residents and business owners in Vancouver’s Downtown...
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June 17, 2009
The Fraser River Journey debuts on television
The Fraser River Journey documentary film produced by SFU’s Learning &...
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June 15, 2009
SFU names Saywell Hall for former president
Simon Fraser University will officially name its new arts and social...
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June 11, 2009
SFU researchers discover heroin trials produce no crime
Residents and businesses should rest easy about having a government...
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June 11, 2009
SFU biologists honoured with international awards
The Zoological Society of London will honour two Simon Fraser University...
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June 11, 2009
Pipe Up for a cause
The reigning world champion SFU Pipe Band will join the New Westminster...
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June 8, 2009
Coral reef real estate collapsing in Caribbean
Climate change is eating coral-reef fish out of house and home in the...
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June 5, 2009
Top university assistant completes grad studies at SFU
Imagine your boss conferring a university degree on you. Now imagine that...
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June 4, 2009
SFU chemist wins Women of Distinction award
Sophie Lavieri, a senior chemistry lecturer at Simon Fraser University, has...
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June 4, 2009
Scientists and robots take a step forward
Researchers who study walking will bring their latest insights and...
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June 3, 2009
SFU doctoral grad advances mobile TV
Simon Fraser University graduand ChengHsin Hsu dreams of the day when his...
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June 3, 2009
Pioneering SFU-ZU program yields its first grad
Although he is just 22 years old, Simon Fraser University graduand Mark...
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June 2, 2009
Arthur Erickson memorial set for SFU
A memorial service will be held on June 14 for renowned Vancouver architect...
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May 29, 2009
List of graduands - June 2009 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate city...
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May 29, 2009
Snapshot of SFU grads
Simon Fraser University’s spring Convocation (June 2-5) will see more than ...
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May 25, 2009
Igali reaps award, announces run
Most of Daniel Igali’s time these days is spent in his native Nigeria,...
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May 25, 2009
SFU grads get ready for spring Convocation
More than 3,000 students will celebrate the completion of their degrees...
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May 22, 2009
SFU ponders Olympic research proposals
Tim Takaro, a health sciences researcher at Simon Fraser University, says...
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May 22, 2009
SFU guide promotes workplace health
Thirty per cent of B.C. employees work in an environment that is not...
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May 21, 2009
SFU gerontologists tackle $30 million aging study
Simon Fraser University gerontology researchers are taking part in a major...
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May 21, 2009
Diesel 101: girls’ mechanics camp
Simon Fraser University’s Mechatronics engineering program is co-hosting a...
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May 21, 2009
Mad Trapper not Canadian, researcher finds
A page of history is being rewritten in Canada’s far north based on...
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May 20, 2009
Bullying, gang violence and restorative justice
Communities that are struggling with issues related to bullying and gang...
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May 19, 2009
SFU joins the Games
Simon Fraser University has joined the Vancouver 2010 community contributor...
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May 19, 2009
Relics to reveal past to modern Inuvialuit
The Western Arctic’s Inuvialuit people will soon be able to access 150-year...
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May 14, 2009
SFU Business students shine globally
It’s proving to be a stellar year for Simon Fraser University business...
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May 14, 2009
New SFU faculty gets new dean
Simon Fraser University has appointed communication and rhetoric professor...
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May 13, 2009
SFU moves to protect Stoney Creek
Simon Fraser University will spend more than $1 million to help protect...
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May 11, 2009
SFU conference seeks greater student success
As high school seniors contemplate what to do following graduation, Simon...
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May 8, 2009
SFU prof helps combat deadly flu viruses
A Simon Fraser University professor is part of a research team that has...
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May 7, 2009
SFU seeks outstanding alumni
Simon Fraser University is looking for a few outstanding alumni. ...
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May 6, 2009
Exploring changing Chinatowns and diasporas
A unique three-day conference hosted by the David Lam Centre at Simon...
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May 1, 2009
SFU Harbour Centre turns 20
It’s a little hard to believe for those who’ve been here from the beginning...
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April 27, 2009
Partnerships provide minimal AIDS relief
Global public-private-partnerships (GP3s) between non-government...
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April 24, 2009
Cow genes elucidate evolution
A Simon Fraser University-led research team’s analysis of the first genomic...
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April 23, 2009
New education dean arrives this fall
Simon Fraser University has appointed Kris Magnusson as its new dean of...
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April 22, 2009
Transforming B.C.’s education system
Want to get a taste of what our future education system will look like?...
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April 22, 2009
Earlier treatment reduces HIV-AIDS death risk
An international study on treating HIV-AIDS shows that the risk of death...
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April 22, 2009
SFU students teach kids about Earth Day
Students at Simon Fraser University are raising awareness of environmental...
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April 21, 2009
Sri Lankan shrub takes root in diabetes treatment
A climbing shrub used since ancient times as a treatment for diabetes in...
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April 21, 2009
Teaching with environmental impact
What do you get when you take a group of students out of the classroom for...
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April 21, 2009
Economist, teacher named business dean
Economist and business professor Daniel Shapiro is the newly appointed dean...
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April 17, 2009
High tech lab scrubs gases clean
A state-of-the-art nanotechnology laboratory will be a model of...
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April 16, 2009
Creating community in the classroom
Exploring food, community and urban sustainability—that’s the theme for...
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April 15, 2009
Blue Dragon roars into Vancouver
Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts and Vancouver 20...
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April 10, 2009
Report estimates NDP climate policy impact on jobs
Climate policy proposals of the BC NDP would cause unnecessary economic...
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April 10, 2009
Proposed NDP Climate Policies for BC: Estimating Their Effect
This report, prepared by Professor Mark Jaccard of SFU's School of Resource...
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April 8, 2009
Backgrounder: SFU Chemistry wing to get $50-million upgrade
Simon Fraser University’s chemistry wing, built in 1965, will get a $49.4...
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April 8, 2009
Backgrounder: Nanoscale research attracts big funding
Neil Branda and Byron Gates, Canada research chairs and material scientists...
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April 7, 2009
River research among projects to receive CFI funds
SFU geographer Jeremy Venditti is spending his days in Mission mapping the...
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April 7, 2009
Diamonds to receive community leadership award
Gordon and Leslie Diamond are the 2009 recipients of Simon Fraser...
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April 3, 2009
SFU Woodward's inaugural program launches April 15
Simon Fraser University's School for the Contemporary Arts will host a...
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April 2, 2009
Habitat loss killing fish
Four Simon Fraser University researchers say the findings of an...
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March 31, 2009
New Faculty of Environment
Spring has arrived and so has SFU’s newest faculty, the Faculty of...
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March 31, 2009
Sounds from the Floor Above makes a commotion
SFU Contemporary Arts invites the public to Sounds from the Floor Above, an...
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March 30, 2009
Honorary degrees celebrate 10 outstanding Canadians
A legendary North American poet, a guardian of the world’s waterways and an...
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March 30, 2009
Burns’ impact on the Americas highlights Tartan Week
Scottish bard Robbie Burns, marking his 250th anniversary this year, will...
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March 27, 2009
Guppies shed light on scoliosis
Simon Fraser University biology professor Felix Breden and his doctoral...
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March 25, 2009
Ceremony marks aboriginal weaving’s rebirth
B.C. Lt.-Gov. Steven Point will be among the dignitaries at Simon Fraser...
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March 25, 2009
Can you buy happiness? Ask a psychologist
What’s the best way to deal with youth violence? Can money buy happiness?...
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March 23, 2009
Science undergrad Canada's top co-op student
A Simon Fraser University student whose accomplishments are catching the...
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March 19, 2009
Scientist navigates the Arctic from lab chair
Beginning in April, Stephen Braham will co-navigate the first road vehicle...
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March 19, 2009
Economist earns bank fellowship
The Bank of Canada has awarded SFU economics professor David Andolfatto a 2...
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March 18, 2009
Fish research nets award
Willie Davidson, a Simon Fraser University evolutionary geneticist, is one...
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March 10, 2009
‘Mommy brain’ volunteers sought
Simon Fraser University psychology researchers are hoping to learn more...
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March 10, 2009
Back on the Map: A New Vision for Canada in the World
A report released today by Canada’s World sets out a bold new global vision...
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March 5, 2009
Student help boosts culinary school
A Surrey-based First Nations culinary school has a new recipe for success –...
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March 4, 2009
Canada’s World seeks to renew our global role
On March 11, Canada's World will release the results of a year-long...
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March 4, 2009
Chemists target bone health, cancer cell survival
Scientists in SFU’s new medicinal chemistry research laboratory are...
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March 3, 2009
Forums focus on greentech
Climate change is responsible for a lot of things. One is the rapid global...
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February 27, 2009
SFU invention to hit European markets
The Neurostep – a device that assists people who have paralysis in one leg...
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February 23, 2009
Coast Capital Savings supports entrepreneurship at SFU Surrey
Coast Capital Savings is the first corporate sponsor of Venture Connection,...
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February 23, 2009
Fraser Health and SFU announce strategic alliance to improve population health
Fraser Health and Simon Fraser University (SFU) are working together to...
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February 23, 2009
Business prof gets Fulbright
SFU Business professor Ian McCarthy is the recipient of a Fulbright New...
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February 19, 2009
Crystal grower celebrated
Many of Simon Watkins’ knee-high admirers will think it’s high time when...
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February 18, 2009
Students, parents and public invited to SFU Surrey Open House
A cellphone with robotic arms, an interactive Tarot Card reading, a behind...
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February 18, 2009
Big Ideas to shape BC's resilient future
One hundred and fifty creative thinkers and leaders from throughout British...
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February 12, 2009
Poorest fisheries face greatest warming threat: study
Millions of struggling people in tropical fishery-dependent nations will be...
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February 12, 2009
Trauma in avalanche fatalities more prominent than assumed
A new study of avalanche deaths in western Canada shows that as many as one...
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February 12, 2009
Wong family lends name to new SFU theatre at Woodward’s
Simon Fraser University is naming one of Vancouver’s newest and most...
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February 9, 2009
New policies key to stimulating economy
Canada should pursue economic policies that encourage collective spending...
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February 5, 2009
Leading Islamic reformer to speak at SFU
Swiss Muslim intellectual and reknowned Islamic reformer, Tariq Ramadan,...
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February 4, 2009
Outstanding alumni share vision for unified world
They come from different disciplines but Simon Fraser University’s 2009...
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February 3, 2009
New program encourages college-university transition
Under a new pilot program—the first of its kind in British...
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February 2, 2009
Black History Month brings acclaimed filmmaker
In celebration of Black History Month, Sylvia Hamilton, the acclaimed Nova...
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February 2, 2009
SFU Business to host case competition
SFU Business will host North America’s largest information technology (IT)...
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January 30, 2009
SFU, Surrey School District to open counselling centre
Surrey school district students and their parents will soon have access to...
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January 27, 2009
Environmental contaminants may help beat breast cancer
It’s hard to believe in this pro-green climate that anything good can be...
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January 26, 2009
Multi-media project to raise awareness of Chinese head tax
Simon Fraser University will receive $200,000 from the federal government...
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January 22, 2009
Photo ops: Robbie Burns Celebrations
In honour of Robbie Burns’ birthday – his 250th - SFU will host festivities...
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January 21, 2009
Backgrounder: Lynda Brown-Ganzert interview
Question: Given your background and the current global interest in social...
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January 21, 2009
Digital media leader appointed to SFU board
A darling in the digital-media world and internationally known for her...
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January 21, 2009
Tough times don’t discourage giving spirit
The worldwide economic downturn is emptying many wallets but that didn’t...
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January 19, 2009
Darwin and Galileo to clash at SFU
Two professors from competing universities are going head to head in an...
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January 15, 2009
Arts Central is action central
Simon Fraser University students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences...
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January 15, 2009
‘Dressed to Kilt’ for Robbie Burns Day
Forgather at Simon Fraser University to mark the 250th anniversary of the...
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January 15, 2009
World to wish Burns virtual ‘Happy 250th’
The world will come together to celebrate Robbie Burns Day on Jan. 25 – the...
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January 9, 2009
Protecting and sharing “the past”
An international team of experts in archaeology, anthropology, museum...
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January 8, 2009
Chinese immigrants less likely to access mental health care
A study of how B.C.’s Chinese-speaking doctors help Chinese immigrants to...
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January 7, 2009
Construction workers need safer workplace – study
A new study on worker safety in B.C. is calling for changes to improve...
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