Media Releases Archive: 2010

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December 23, 2010
Companies can’t dismiss consumers who hack products
Companies need to embrace the new wave of empowered consumers who are...
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December 20, 2010
SFU coop student shines at TRIUMF
How does a student with a predominantly arts background wind up doing a...
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December 17, 2010
Christmas displays have emotional consequences
Christmas displays can undermine the psychological well-being of people who...
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December 15, 2010
Chemicals may put barn owls at risk
Rodenticides used to kill rats may be putting the Lower Mainland’s...
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December 14, 2010
Students qualify for brain battle in Egypt
The Battle of the Brains is on for a trio of Simon Fraser University...
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December 14, 2010
SFU Muslim studies program goes abroad
Simon Fraser University’s fourth annual offering of a summer program...
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December 13, 2010
Spark innovation by example – workplace study
Companies striving for greater workplace innovation should try showing...
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December 9, 2010
Making a case for cadmium/shellfish guidelines
Simon Fraser University biologist Leah Bendell views a science writer&rsquo...
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December 8, 2010
Report calls for national clean energy centre
Simon Fraser University’s Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) is...
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December 8, 2010
SFU recognized again as a family-friendly employer
Mediacorp Canada has again selected Simon Fraser University as one of the...
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December 8, 2010
Elves with deep pockets help the United Way
They’re first-year students on a mission to spread a little extra...
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December 7, 2010
Media Advisory: SFU to release study on adopting clean energy
WHEN: Wednesday Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room 1500, SFU Vancouver at 515...
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December 7, 2010
Prof shares top Christmas learning gifts
It’s a digital life - just check any Christmas wish list. Adding some...
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December 6, 2010
Give a ‘tab’ for Christmas
Calling all shoppers: gift-giving options are expanding through Buyatab.com...
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December 3, 2010
Leaders become outstanding alumni for 2010
Four very familiar faces, nationally and internationally, are the...
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December 3, 2010
SFU to continue First Nations programming in Kamloops
Simon Fraser University will continue to deliver aboriginal programming in...
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December 2, 2010
Study: Trends show reduced risk of war
Encouraging long-term trends are reducing the risks of both international...
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December 2, 2010
SFU and Central elementary celebrate healthy bond
Blogging and bonding with little kids were a big part of Simon Fraser...
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December 2, 2010
Daring to care in our schools – DVD launch
An award-winning DVD that examines how care is factored into our schools...
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December 1, 2010
Business students get creative with Christmas
Fourth-year marketing students at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey...
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November 30, 2010
Wind speed declining in Pacific Northwest - study
Climate change may be taking some of the wind out of nature’s sails....
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November 25, 2010
Media Advisory update: Translink services restored to Burnaby campus
Translink has restored service to the Burnaby campus, after temporarily...
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November 24, 2010
Tracking potential HIV moms in Africa
A new research chair focusing on African women with HIV who choose to have...
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November 22, 2010
SFU premieres film about Chinese Canadian migration
On Monday, Nov. 29, Simon Fraser University’s Teaching and Learning...
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November 19, 2010
HIV prevention research to grow in Africa
Improving the limited ability of research facilities in Africa to carry out...
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November 19, 2010
Medical book seller lands entrepreneur of the year
The young creator of Latin America’s biggest online medical bookstore...
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November 17, 2010
Award honors restorative justice ‘pioneer’
Simon Fraser University associate professor Liz Elliott is being honored by...
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November 17, 2010
Backgrounder: Scientists capture antimatter atoms
Simon Fraser University physics PhD student Mohammad Dehghani Ashkezari and...
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November 17, 2010
New property in warm superconductors discovered
Led by Simon Fraser University physicist Jeff Sonier, scientists at TRIUMF...
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November 17, 2010
Burnaby ‘dialogue’ targets energy
North Burnaby community members, business people, local experts and...
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November 16, 2010
Value of increased sexual consent age questioned
An increase in Canada’s legal age of sexual consent from 14 to 16 in ...
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November 15, 2010
Curbing childhood obesity in India and Canada
More than 4,000 children living in India and Canada will be the focus of a...
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November 10, 2010
Student entrepreneurs aim to be tops
Creative-minded Simon Fraser University students are revving up their...
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November 9, 2010
Study shows sea lice problem widespread
Salmon farms are transferring parasitic sea lice to wild salmon over a much...
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November 9, 2010
Insects at root of ‘LEGO-like’ antibiotics research
Simon Fraser University biology professor Carl Lowenberger – better...
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November 8, 2010
SFU Surrey student wins entrepreneur award
Simon Fraser University engineering student Ben Brown-Bentley is the Surrey...
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November 5, 2010
Media Democracy Day hits a decade
November 6 marks the 10th anniversary of Media Democracy Day (MDD), co...
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November 5, 2010
Understanding Iranian freedom and revolution
Vancouver’s Iranian community will have a chance to meet Simon Fraser...
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November 4, 2010
New professorship honors alumni advocate
The Faculty of Business Administration at Simon Fraser University has...
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November 2, 2010
Concerts highlight 40 years of boundary-pushing music
Acclaimed electroacoustic composer Barry Truax will showcase 40 years of...
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October 28, 2010
SFU behind genetic leap
Two new international studies, involving five Simon Fraser University...
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October 28, 2010
SFU tops in research publication impact
SFU’s researchers are bringing in about four times the research...
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October 27, 2010
Backgrounder: Biodiversity conservation efforts working
A study released today by the International Union for Conservation of...
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October 27, 2010
SFU Surrey celebrates Diwali
For the first time, Simon Fraser University’s annual Diwali...
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October 26, 2010
SFU receives Hydro’s top conservation award
BC Hydro has named Simon Fraser University a Power Smart Leader—its...
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October 22, 2010
SFU seeds discovery of mutant gene in chromosomes
Simon Fraser University molecular biologists have discovered a gene whose...
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October 20, 2010
SFU names Carole Taylor next Chancellor
Simon Fraser University has named noted Canadian broadcaster, politician...
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October 20, 2010
Backgrounder: New SFU Chancellor Carole Taylor
Carole Taylor, a well-known former B.C. politician and business leader,...
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October 15, 2010
SFU’s 4th year as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers
University budgets are weathering some of the fallout of challenging...
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October 15, 2010
Petter hosts President’s Annual SFU Surrey Gala
Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter will be the new face at the...
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October 15, 2010
SFU dares to care more for HIV/AIDS
A Simon Fraser University health scientist hopes the impact of a staggering...
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October 14, 2010
New book tackles high school homophobia
Even as Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project to support...
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October 14, 2010
Faster treatment key for rural India’s newborns
Simon Fraser University engineering science researchers, collaborating with...
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October 13, 2010
Classroom guide targets homelessness
A new resource guide aimed at helping high school students to better...
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October 12, 2010
Acclaimed authors converse on global tensions
The World Literature Program at Simon Fraser University is teaming up with...
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October 12, 2010
Combating old problems in new media
A three-day symposium (Oct. 14-16), SexMoneyMedia, will bring together...
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October 12, 2010
Diasporas, Dialogues Development: Tapping Potential for Change
Simon Fraser University is launching a two-year public dialogue series...
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October 8, 2010
SFU to launch Centre for Public Opinion and Political Representation
Simon Fraser University’s department of Political Science is...
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October 7, 2010
Andrew Petter sworn in as SFU President
Andrew Petter, Simon Fraser University’s ninth president and vice...
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October 6, 2010
Challenges can’t stop ‘power’ of education
If Simon Fraser University were ever looking for a poster boy for the...
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October 5, 2010
SFU, Surrey drive new transportation course
How well a community’s transportation system works might be a matter...
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October 5, 2010
Arthritis chair’s first appointee shares vision
Charles Goldsmith, a clinical epidemiologist and biostatistician who is...
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October 4, 2010
Averting the perfect storm for wild salmon
We hear so much about missing wild salmon and recently a record run.



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October 4, 2010
SFU renews Fraser International College partnership
Simon Fraser University’s board of governors has approved a 10-year...
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October 4, 2010
List of graduands - Fall 2010 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate city...
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October 4, 2010
Staunch B.C. advocate to receive honorary degree
Pat Carney, a former senator, MP and minister responsible for the Canada-U...
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October 3, 2010
Petter installation highlights SFU Convocation
Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter will be formally installed...
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September 30, 2010
Women gain but still lack ‘presence’ in the news
Despite some gains, women are still significantly underrepresented in news...
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September 29, 2010
KPMG wins SFU Business diversity award
KPMG, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, was...
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September 28, 2010
Experts urge Premier to improve species protection
A group of 35 high-profile environmental scientists, invited by Simon...
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September 27, 2010
Former India president talks on rural prosperity
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former president of India, is making a brief visit...
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September 27, 2010
Homecoming at SFU Oct. 2 a first
Simon Fraser University's extended community, including alumni, students,...
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September 24, 2010
Thakore award recipients view conflict through Gandhi’s eyes
Two long time academic commentators and political activists who could have...
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September 24, 2010
SFU innovators net prime awards
The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC) recognized innovation at Simon Fraser...
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September 23, 2010
Goldcorp donates $10 million to SFU Downtown Eastside arts centre
A $10 million donation from Goldcorp will help Simon Fraser University...
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September 22, 2010
New funds for French at SFU
Simon Fraser University’s French-language education programs have won...
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September 22, 2010
Petter to be installed at Fall Convocation
Simon Fraser University President Andrew Petter will be formally installed...
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September 21, 2010
Debating the HST debate
Will British Columbians be as steamed about the harmonized sales tax (HST)...
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September 20, 2010
Jaccard to receive controversy prize
Mark Jaccard, a Simon Fraser University environmental economist whose work...
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September 17, 2010
Fox medallist rises above adversity
A Simon Fraser University student who overcame a motorcycle accident that...
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September 16, 2010
Math + science = Aboriginal success
William Lindsay, the director of Simon Fraser University’s Office for...
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September 16, 2010
Backgrounder: Funds to benefit Mechatronics
The Mechatronics Systems Engineering (MSE) program at Simon Fraser...
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September 16, 2010
Tour the new SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s facility
Join us on a private guided tour of the new Simon Fraser University School...
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September 15, 2010
New SFU policy encourages Aboriginal enrolment
Simon Fraser University has reinforced its commitment to First Nations...
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September 15, 2010
New book traces Islamic roots of Western contemporary art
Simon Fraser University’s Laura Marks has travelled for the past...
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September 14, 2010
Partnership to benefit B.C. Central Coast
The Tula Foundation is partnering with Simon Fraser University to create...
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September 14, 2010
SFU video on genomics gets thumbs up
Ingenuity, inspiration and curiosity helped a team of six Simon Fraser...
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September 14, 2010
Burnaby business to support student ventures
SFU Venture Connection will receive a $200,000 gift of in-kind services...
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September 10, 2010
Science and art converge to battle scoliosis
A Simon Fraser University scientist and a Vancouver dancer are launching a...
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September 10, 2010
Pipers shine at world solo competitions
Jack Lee is on top of the world – again. The Simon Fraser University...
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September 8, 2010
Surrey thrives, enrolment climbs at SFU
Enrolment at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus is on a steady...
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September 8, 2010
SFU Business builds better corporate citizens
A business education with a conscience: that’s what students can...
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September 8, 2010
Discovering a Canadian art legend
In his wildest dreams, Simon Fraser University Gallery Director Bill...
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September 7, 2010
Royal Society of Canada recognizes SFU biologist
Bernard Crespi, renowned globally for his experimental and theoretical...
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September 7, 2010
Science show features astronomical star
Back to school isn’t only about hitting the books at Simon Fraser...
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September 3, 2010
Prepping parents for post secondary education
The parents of new Simon Fraser University undergrads are getting as much...
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September 2, 2010
Learn bhangra dancing for credit
You saw bhangra dancing performed during the 2010 Winter Olympics and the...
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September 2, 2010
Back to elementary school for SFU undergrads
A first of its kind course in Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of...
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August 30, 2010
First day on the job for President Petter
Simon Fraser University’s new president, Andrew Petter, won’t...
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August 30, 2010
Mowafaghian donates $4 million to SFU
Philanthropist Djavad Mowafaghian is donating $4 million to support SFU...
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August 26, 2010
Alzheimer’s researcher ready for climb
Simon Fraser University researcher Faisal Beg is ready to climb one of the...
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August 25, 2010
Solid solutions to aid ‘fluid’ teams
A group of Simon Fraser University MBA students who coined the phrase ...
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August 25, 2010
World Lit students star in valley’s ‘Bard’
Two Simon Fraser University Surrey students from the World Literature...
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August 18, 2010
SFU spin-off targets Alzheimer’s with Merck partnership
A Simon Fraser University spin-off company is taking aim at Alzheimer&rsquo...
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August 15, 2010
SFU Pipe Band, world Championships, Scotland, 2010
Aug. 15, 2010

A third place finish at the World Pipe Band Championships has...
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August 15, 2010
Pipe Band will bounce back from disappointing third
A third place finish at the World Pipe Band Championships has dashed hopes...
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August 14, 2010
SFU Pipe Band confident after performances
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band has performed at the World Pipe Band...
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August 13, 2010
Drummers go for ‘visual wow’ factor
The drum corps of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is “good and...
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August 13, 2010
“Tune, then tune again” – pipers be ready
Simon Fraser University Pipe Band pipers spent the first half of their...
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August 13, 2010
Virtual advertising profitable if done properly
It’s possible to run a profitable business in Second Life, a 3-D...
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August 13, 2010
Pipe band succeeds on talent, chemistry
The 47 members of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band – currently...
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August 13, 2010
Confidence key to success at Worlds
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band will be going into today’s...
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August 13, 2010
‘Mom’ takes in the Worlds
She could easily lay claim to being the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band...
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August 12, 2010
George Square concert wows crowds
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band marched into George Square in...
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August 12, 2010
Public health program receives landmark accreditation
Simon Fraser University’s master of public health (MPH) degree is the...
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August 11, 2010
A marriage made in Scotland
Competing at the World Pipe Band Championships is reason enough to look...
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August 11, 2010
Sizing up the competition at the Worlds
The coveted World Pipe Band Championship trophy held by the Simon Fraser...
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August 10, 2010
Thumbs up for band’s ‘snazzy’ tartan
A sold-out concert in Belfast was the venue for the unofficial &lsquo...
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August 10, 2010
First Scottish practice under sunny skies
Weather in Scotland is unpredictable at best, but the Simon Fraser...
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August 10, 2010
Breakthrough heralds era of personalized cancer treatment
Simon Fraser University molecular biologist Steven Jones is among the...
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August 9, 2010
PoCo piper takes in Worlds
When the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band won its first world championship...
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August 9, 2010
Rivalry aside for concert on road to worlds
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is in Stirling, Scotland to prepare...
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August 6, 2010
Invention’s bit of gold goes a long way
A Simon Fraser University chemist who pioneered lab-on-a-biochip technology...
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August 5, 2010
David Choi joins SFU's See-Chai Lam Centre
David Choi, president and CEO, Royal Pacific Real Estate Corporation and...
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August 4, 2010
Marine reserves fail to protect coral reefs
Marine reserves not only fail to give tropical reefs a fighting chance...
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August 3, 2010
When birds hit planes: research helps reduce bird-strike risk
Damage to commercial airplanes from bird strikes is a multi-million dollar...
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August 3, 2010
Pipe band fine-tunes for Glasgow
The SFU Pipe Band wraps up its practice schedule tonight at Burnaby...
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July 30, 2010
Students learn timeless building techniques
Six top students from Simon Fraser University’s Urban Studies program...
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July 29, 2010
Pipe Band shoots for hat trick in Scotland
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band will be aiming for a hat trick when...
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July 28, 2010
Aspiring young diplomat heads for Asia
Simon Fraser University economics student Imrahn Mitha is heading to China...
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July 26, 2010
Sky is the limit at new SFU observatory

Two million dollars is hardly worth the price of a lottery ticket these...
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July 23, 2010
Get cracking on small-town crack-use solutions: study
As crack use rises in Canada, so does the urgent need for targeted...
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July 22, 2010
Film captures 'Beatles' of the piping world
Film captures 'The Beatles’ of the bagpipe world



A new documentary...
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July 21, 2010
Media Advisory: Totem pole re-dedication ceremony
Simon Fraser University’s Office for Aboriginal Peoples (OAP) is...
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July 16, 2010
Viewing Muslim cultures through diverse lenses
How do Muslim cultures perceive and respond to historically controversial...
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July 15, 2010
Joyent acquires SFU Venture Connection participant
Howie Wu may still be working towards graduation but the Simon Fraser...
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July 15, 2010
Female computing science student acknowledged
In acknowledgement of her academic excellence and achievements as an...
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July 15, 2010
Local shutterbug scores winning stamp
Talk about a bird in the hand: Martin Cooper’s intimate shot of a...
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July 14, 2010
Camp acquaints children with Punjabi roots
There’s still time for parents to enroll their kids in a Punjabi...
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July 14, 2010
Scientists possibly unlock biodiversity door
Finding the answer to why the tropical Amazonian rainforest has more bird,...
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July 13, 2010
SFU pet project fundraises for pit bulls
Project4Pets, a class project undertaken by five Simon Fraser University...
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July 12, 2010
Writers flood SFU book competition
A flood of unpublished Canadian writers are keeping their fingers crossed...
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July 12, 2010
SFU prof editing top-rated business journal
The Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), the world’s top...
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July 9, 2010
Feds fund dietary therapy research
Increased federal funding is enabling Simon Fraser University biologist...
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June 29, 2010
Nature enforces nerve speed limit: study
According to new Simon Fraser University research, there’s a speed...
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June 28, 2010
Raising cervical cancer awareness among South Asians
Two Simon Fraser University students who are the first recipients of the...
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June 28, 2010
SFU celebrates Stevenson’s service
Close to 800 people gathered at a gala celebration on Thursday, June 24 at...
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June 24, 2010
Be on time for Clockwork Girl in 3D
Come and get a free front row seat at Simon Fraser University’s...
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June 24, 2010
Media Advisory – tour of chemistry renovation site
Local politicians will join Simon Fraser University officials for a tour of...
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June 21, 2010
BESA exhibit honours Muslims saving Jews
Given the current state of their relations in the Middle East, it may be...
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June 18, 2010
SFU conference examines ethics of medical tourism
Simon Fraser University will host the first international conference...
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June 16, 2010
Justice-seeking, late bloomer comes to SFU on award
A self-described late bloomer, Tamera Jenkins of Independence, Missouri in...
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June 16, 2010
Business mentorship team expands
Simon Fraser University Venture Connection has expanded its student...
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June 15, 2010
Poor roots prompt career alleviating poverty
In a sense, Sikee Liu’s life has come full circle. Born into poverty...
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June 15, 2010
From the heart of darkness, a blind grad shines
Difficult doesn’t begin to describe Quyn Le’s desperate...
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June 15, 2010
First Chinese students complete dual degree program
The first three Chinese students to graduate from a unique dual-degree...
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June 15, 2010
Techno-success for graduating trio
Impossible is not in the vocabulary of three tech-savvy students graduating...
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June 15, 2010
Facebook befriends computing science star
Facebook users with hundreds of friends will appreciate the results of Ming...
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June 15, 2010
Biz whiz an entrepreneur at heart
Simon Fraser University’s chapter of Students in Free Enterprise ...
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June 15, 2010
World Lit marks first grads
Three Simon Fraser University students are the first to graduate from SFU...
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June 15, 2010
Silver medalist math whiz dazzles profs
Asif Zaman blushes with embarrassment when he hears that his professors...
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June 15, 2010
Turkey DNA sleuth wins gold
An archaeologist whose research is shedding light on how early indigenous...
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June 14, 2010
Curbing cardio disease in India and Canada
Simon Fraser University researchers will join key global experts later this...
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June 14, 2010
List of graduands - June 2010 Convocation
For a list of graduands from your city, please click the appropriate city...
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June 10, 2010
Target specific groups to reduce pot health risks, study urges
New research led by Simon Fraser University Faculty of Health Sciences...
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June 9, 2010
New members for India Advisory Council
Four new members have been appointed to the Simon Fraser University India...
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June 4, 2010
Discovery advances control of starch digestion
Controlling diet-induced degenerative disorders such as Type II Diabetes...
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June 3, 2010
Marketing prof given EMBA alumni professorship
Simon Fraser University marketing professor Leyland Pitt has been appointed...
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June 2, 2010
Spring Convocation set for June 15 - 18
Simon Fraser University graduates will celebrate the completion of their...
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May 31, 2010
New study claims Rembrandt tricked eyes to linger longer
What’s the secret behind Rembrandt’s compelling portraiture?...
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May 27, 2010
New centre to protect Stoney Creek
Simon Fraser University is building a new winter operation centre at its...
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May 26, 2010
Study tracks role of wealth in NHL innovation
T’is the season of assessment for most National Hockey League teams...
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May 20, 2010
Research questions amphibians’ UV vulnerability
New research recently conducted by two ecologists, Wendy Palen at Simon...
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May 20, 2010
SFU wins green ambassadors award
The City of Burnaby has given Simon Fraser University’s...
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May 20, 2010
Conference champions high-tech help for seniors
More than 400 of the world’s leading experts in geriatric health,...
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May 19, 2010
Humour helps make sense of nonsense
Simon Fraser University psychology professor Travis Proulx has discovered...
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May 14, 2010
Another piece found in disease puzzle
An international research team led by a Simon Fraser University scientist...
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May 13, 2010
Trudeau scholar targets substance abuse and crime
A lawyer who returned to academia to study how substance-induced psychotic...
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May 13, 2010
SFU Symposium explores fish behaviour
Simon Fraser University’s biology department is hosting this year...
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May 12, 2010
Cupples and Craig named SFU’s newest deans
Simon Fraser University will welcome two new deans this summer: Claire...
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May 11, 2010
New book marks “turning point” for archaeology
“A turning point in the field”—that’s how World...
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May 11, 2010
Space and Earth come together at SFU
A Simon Fraser University physicist who is remote-leading an out-of-this...
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May 7, 2010
Giving mental illness a new face
What do a passionate outdoor enthusiast, a talented public speaker and an...
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May 7, 2010
Study aims to reorient lost cells
Like travelers, cells can get lost without a compass. That’s...
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May 6, 2010
Award cites excellence in management research
Rekha Krishnan, an assistant professor of international business at Simon...
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May 5, 2010
Student concepts win praise
Tech-savvy students were at their entrepreneurial best at Simon Fraser...
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May 4, 2010
Robotic cell phones express emotions
Ji-Dong Yim and Chris Shaw, scientists in Simon Fraser University’s...
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May 3, 2010
Trauma films celebrate private power
The next time you watch a 21st century Hollywood film about traumatic...
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April 30, 2010
Climbing a mountain for Alzheimer’s disease
Faisal Beg’s view of Alzheimer’s disease may be microscopic but...
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April 27, 2010
SFU/UBC launch visual analytics research institute
Researchers from Simon Fraser University and the University of British...
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April 27, 2010
Scientists help build better anti-virals
In anticipation of another influenza pandemic like the one that killed 100...
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April 26, 2010
Canada meets Japan: a literary exchange
It’s an event billed as a unique meeting of literary minds - an...
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April 22, 2010
SFU researchers sit on fisheries advisory panel
Two Simon Fraser University researchers will sit on a six-member scientific...
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April 22, 2010
New award helps students take flight
A new travel award program at Simon Fraser University is making it easier...
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April 21, 2010
SFU tax expert gives HST full marks
British Columbians will have good reason to celebrate when the much...
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April 14, 2010
Vegetarianism seeds music success
A passion for vegetarianism has been instrumental in Simon Fraser...
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April 14, 2010
Tracking lies, minding memories: Psych in the City
Do we all sweat when we lie? SFU psychology chair Don Read and professor...
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April 13, 2010
Study tracks ‘traffic jams’ on brain-cell highways
The highways that Simon Fraser University biologist Michael Silverman...
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April 9, 2010
Major journal publishes scientific attack on Quebec
A letter damning Quebec’s asbestos exports and signed by more than 10...
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April 8, 2010
Symposium bares truth about First Nations female form
“Ask the question: ‘What do people first think of when they...
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April 8, 2010
Students claim ‘Robot’ world record
Simon Fraser University students claimed the world record for the most...
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April 7, 2010
Students create earthquake iPhone app
What should you do if an earthquake hits? Consult your iPhone.



An ...
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March 31, 2010
Beaming at 50 – world’s first laser
Simon Fraser University will lead a celebration of the 50th anniversary of...
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March 29, 2010
Students earn prestigious travel supplement
Nine Simon Fraser University graduate students are among 250 university...
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March 25, 2010
Award caps Co-op Education Week
Simon Fraser University’s Co-op program is celebrating Co-op Education Week...
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March 25, 2010
Study assesses new fish farming method
Researchers at Simon Fraser University are joining forces with other...
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March 24, 2010
Ecological public school gets funding
A federal research-funding agency has given Simon Fraser University and...
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March 23, 2010
Taylor, Phillips to receive community leadership award
Simon Fraser University will honour journalist and politician Carole Taylor...
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March 23, 2010
Unique leadership exchange program celebrates grads
Graduates of Canada’s first program aimed at helping aboriginal and non...
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March 22, 2010
Students compete with VANOC staffers for summer jobs
With contracts winding up for legions of 2010 Winter Games staffers this...
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March 17, 2010
Six to receive honorary SFU degrees
Simon Fraser University will confer honorary degrees on six distinguished...
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March 15, 2010
Family palliative caregivers need more compassion: study
More compassion needed—that’s the conclusion of a four-year study of...
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March 11, 2010
Judging B.C.’s justice system
How confident are we in B.C.’s justice system? ...
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March 11, 2010
Biomedical pioneer honored for innovation
Biomedical physiologist Andy Hoffer is one of four Simon Fraser University...
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March 10, 2010
SFU wins gold in bed-net drive
Simon Fraser University raised more funds for mosquito bed-nets than any...
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March 9, 2010
SFU seeking U.S. accreditation
With no comparable national quality-assurance organization in Canada, Simon...
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March 9, 2010
Conference targets cardiovascular health
Cardiovascular disease — a growing problem in both Canada and India — will...
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March 5, 2010
Rick Mercer returns to SFU
Simon Fraser University’s students, staff and faculty must have made a...
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March 5, 2010
3D digital theatre installed at Surrey campus
Students at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will soon be producing...
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March 4, 2010
Paralympic skier ready to shine
For Matt Hallat, chasing a dream is all downhill now. ...
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February 24, 2010
Fun and games at Surrey campus open house
A virtual meditation walk, a DNA-discovering taste test, a wireless...
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February 23, 2010
Federal funding energizes SFU research
The development of high performance, low-cost fuel cells, faster and more...
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February 23, 2010
Caribou history linked to volcanic eruption
DNA recovered from ancient caribou bones by a Simon Fraser University...
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February 22, 2010
SFU develops super sensor devices
Imagine being able to adjust your home furnace, check whether your arteries...
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February 19, 2010
Dust plays role in changing climate
Dust may have helped end the last ice age. And that has environmental...
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February 19, 2010
Study targets fall prevention
A new study that visually captures how older adults fall is helping...
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February 18, 2010
Childhood leukemia increases in Iraq
A new study, authored by reasearchers spanning the globe, demonstrates that...
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February 12, 2010
Torch ignites Burnaby campus
SFU’s Burnaby campus played host to the Olympic Torch Relay Feb. 11 as...
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February 12, 2010
Website explores Olympic controversies
A new educational website developed by 7th Floor Media at Simon Fraser...
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February 11, 2010
SFU unveils innovative West House at Olympics
More than 200,000 people during the Winter Olympics in Vancouver are...
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February 11, 2010
Helping athletes on the road to success
He’s worked with many athletes and no matter what the sport or season...
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February 10, 2010
New book tackles drug policy
A new book co-authored by a Simon Fraser University health scientist calls...
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February 9, 2010
Olympic sponsors risk loss to ambush marketers
On the eve of Vancouver's Winter Olympic Games, a new study from Simon...
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February 9, 2010
SFU creates portable extreme environment
A Simon Fraser University lab’s invention will make it easier for...
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February 4, 2010
SFU Woodward’s receives the gift of music
Fonerus, the North American distributor for the Shanghai Piano Co., is...
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February 2, 2010
Study traces roots of turkey taming
The next time you sit down for a turkey dinner consider where the bird came...
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February 1, 2010
Board welcomes high profile executives
A high profile corporate executive in Canada and the U.S. and a certified...
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January 28, 2010
Study targets the brain and athletic success
Ready for a place on the podium? Athletes gunning for such a position at...
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January 28, 2010
Predator revival sparks dunlin weight loss
It’s a weight loss plan with life or death consequences. If you’re a dunlin...
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January 28, 2010
Taking aim at social inequities and mental health
Simon Fraser University’s centre for the study of gender, social inequities...
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January 26, 2010
Centre to focus on global workforce management
Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Business Administration has...
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January 21, 2010
New book on controlling cannabis use
Simon Fraser University health sciences professor Benedikt Fischer is one...
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January 21, 2010
Filipino-Vietnamese Canadian a born bagpiper
He’s Filipino by birth, half Vietnamese by heritage and Canadian by...
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January 20, 2010
Andrew Petter named president of Simon Fraser University
Simon Fraser University has named Andrew Petter, past dean of the...
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January 20, 2010
Andrew Petter: President and people-person
“You’ve got a superstar.” ...
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January 20, 2010
Andrew Petter: backgrounder
Andrew Petter brings to the presidency of SFU a life-long commitment to...
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January 20, 2010
Human costs of war declining: study
Wartime mortality—from disease and malnutrition as well as war-inflicted...
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January 18, 2010
SFU to receive $8 million from HST rebate
Simon Fraser University will receive about $8 million as a result of the B...
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January 15, 2010
Cohousing condo owners consume less: study
The subtitle of a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University’s...
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January 14, 2010
Study paints compassionate picture of johns
In Johns' Voice, an unprecedented study of how sex buyers relate to...
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