For a full list of past news stories, refer to the News Archive.
April 18, 2018
Psychology alum earns 2018 BC Community Achievement Award
Psychology alum Kim Van der Woerd (PhD, 2008) has a long history of leadership and advocacy that has positively impacted aboriginal communities and supported calls for reconciliation.
April 11, 2018
Claire Trépanier honoured by L'Ordre Des Palmes académiques
Claire Trépanier, director of the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) at Simon Fraser University from 2008 to 2017, was awarded the insignia of Knight of the Ordre des Palmes académiques.
April 05, 2018
Conference aims to improve diagnosis and support for women and girls with autism
While researchers are beginning to recognize that autism affects women and girls differently, delayed diagnosis can reduce access to services and threaten mental health and employment prospects over the long-term.
March 28, 2018
History welcomes new visiting scholar, Dr. Katrina Jagodinsky
A legal historian who specializes in women's creative and critical uses of the law in the long nineteenth century, Dr. Katrina Jagodinksy is the first Jack & Nancy Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History.
March 27, 2018
Curious 73-year-old joins study tour to explore Spain’s Islamic history
Retired art curator and recent GLS MA grad, Elizabeth Kidd, will join over 40 other Graduate Liberal Studies students on a journey through Spain’s unusual Islamic past.
March 26, 2018
Recognize, render and redirect: Supporting faculty to support students with mental health challenges
Hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Recognize, Render and Redirect aims to better equip faculty members with the tools they need to support student mental health.
March 22, 2018
Meet Gerontology's new postdoctoral fellows, Dr. Theodore Cosco and Dr. Sue Peters
Cosco comes to the Gerontology Research Centre with academic training both in Canada and abroad while Peters is trained in rehabilitation science with a focus on neurophysiology.
March 21, 2018
Economics' Arthur Robson appointed Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association
A member of SFU's Department of Economics since 2003, Robson's research specializations include game theory and the biological evolution of economic behavior.
March 20, 2018
Art & Mindfulness event addresses mental health barriers
Linda Chang (BA, Psychology '09) is event coordinator with Moving Forward Family Services and is helping to break down stigmas and barriers for those who experience mental health challenges with an event at SFU's Surrey campus.
March 19, 2018
Prize-winning book brings 10, 000 years of Shuswap First Nation history to life
Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws by Marianne Ignace and Chief Ronald Ignace earns Basil Stuart-Stubs Book Prize and is shortlisted for for a BC Book Prize.