School Highlights

Summer 2014
From road safety and food waste to contraceptive choice and river systems... Go the our Student Research page for a complete listing of the 2014 Capstone Research projects by our recent graduates.

June 2014
Welcome to our re-designed and updated website! Check out our online magazine featuring articles about students, research, alumni and community projects!

June 12, 2014

It's Convocation Day for our Class of 2014! Find out more about these new grads via the Job Market Candidates page.  See Convocation article including list of MPP award recipients in our Magazine 

May 2014
Sasha Wiley-Shaw, 2nd year MPP student, featured on SFU Vancouver blog about what led her to choose SFU's program.

April 2014
The Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy (IIRP) at SFU hosted an international conference focused on cutting-edge approaches to pressing and complex social problems. The three-day conference, Intersectionality Research, Policy and Practice: Influences, Interrogations and Innovations, gathered over 250 researchers, policy actors, practitioners, activists and artists from throughout Canada, as well as seven other countries, to share diverse perspectives and engage in critical dialogues. Full article

In the News

July 31, 2014  The Final Report on the Results of the 2014 Homeless Count in the Metro Vancouver Region was released today. MPP 2012 alumnus Debbie Kraus was involved in the project. View Report

July 14, 2014 Amy Morris, MPP 2013 writes Protecting dogs and their keepers in Vancouver Sun  Read Op/Ed

June 11, 2014 Xiaoyang Luo, MPP 2014 writes Canada would benefit form granting fathers paid time off in Vancouver Sun Read Op/Ed

June 2, 2014  Benn Proctor, MPP 2014 writes Time to reform Vancouver's antiquated taxi industry in Vancouver Sun Read Op/Ed

May 1, 2014  John Richards writes Why the First Nations Education Act deserves broad parliamentary support in Globe & Mail  Read article

May 2014 Read working paper by Dominique M. Gross,  Can a Temporary Foreign Worker Program be Effective? Learning from a Canadian Natural Experiment