Media Releases 2011

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  • November 02, 2012
    Beedie students get creative for the United Way
    First-year students from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business will showcase their creative business skills during Market on the Mezz at SFU Surrey on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
  • November 02, 2012
    Student to share India experience at Diwali gala
    Jennifer Ganapathy, a Simon Fraser University sociology student who spent a six-month co-op internship in India working with the South India Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring (SICHREM), will share her experiences at SFU’s Diwali Gala on Nov. 8.
  • November 01, 2012
    Award honours Alzheimer’s disease researcher
    Faisal Beg, an associate professor in Simon Fraser University School of Engineering Science, is the 2012 recipient of a Meritorious Achievement Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.
  • October 31, 2012
    Cohen Commission Media Advisory
    Simon Fraser University fish biologist John Reynolds will be in attendance today when Bruce Cohen, commissioner of the Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, holds a news conference in Vancouver.
  • October 31, 2012
    Bird tree tells new tale of evolution
    Using the world’s first family tree linking every known bird species, scientists, including two at Simon Fraser University, have discovered that birds appear to be accelerating their rate of evolution. The finding is contrary to the scientists’ expectations.
  • October 31, 2012
    Bigger human genome pool uncovers more rare variants
    Thanks to powerful computational tools developed at Simon Fraser University, more than 100 scientists from around the world have genetically mapped the largest and most varied number of human genomes to date.
  • October 31, 2012
    Seeking clean tech collaborations in India
    Furthering clean energy research collaborations and student exchange opportunities will be high on the agendas of a trio of Simon Fraser University representatives visiting India next week.
  • October 30, 2012
    Exploring the continuum of violence against women
    Simon Fraser University’s FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children will host a national conference on sexual and domestic violence against women and girls November 7-9 at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel.
  • October 28, 2012
    Grad develops bone tissue replacement technique
    A Simon Fraser University technology MBA graduate has developed a new procedure for bone tissue engineering and plans to use his newfound business acumen to take the research to the next level.
  • October 26, 2012
    SFU hosts master classes at SAFF
    Simon Fraser University film students will be among those participating in workshops led by South Asian film industry leaders while the general public explores a gamut of cultural films, during next week’s South Asian Film Festival.
  • October 25, 2012
    Scientists deepen genetic understanding of MS
  • October 25, 2012
    Tracking environmental causes of good and bad health
    A Simon Fraser University scientist working at one of Canada’s first epigenomics mapping centres says new federal funding will accelerate researchers’ ability to unravel how we develop some of the most common life threatening cancers.
  • October 25, 2012
    SFU prepares to celebrate Diwali
    Simon Fraser University is once again preparing to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, at a gala at Surrey’s Crown Palace Banquet Hall on Thursday, November 8.
  • October 24, 2012
    Helping students LEAP ahead
    A team of Simon Fraser University students is helping a group of young inner-city students take a leap in confidence.
  • October 23, 2012
    Learning on the run in the desert
    Talk about a living-learning experience. Guided by an education curriculum designed by a Simon Fraser University professor, eight youths will be learning on the spot as they run across the Kalahari Desert in Botswana Oct. 30 to Nov. 8.
  • October 19, 2012
    Cholera discovery could revolutionize antibiotic delivery
    Three Simon Fraser University scientists are among six researchers who’ve made a discovery that could help revolutionize antibiotic treatment of deadly bacteria.
  • October 17, 2012
    Fish controversy nets Sterling prize
    The often viciously targeted authors of more than a decade of research on the fate of British Columbia’s wild salmon have netted a befitting prize from Simon Fraser University.
  • October 17, 2012
    Come get spooked at SFU
    On Saturday, Oct. 27, noon to 3:30 p.m., Simon Fraser University at the Burnaby campus will host Science Spooktacular, with the costume theme “mad scientist”, this year.
  • October 16, 2012
    Math workshop aims to engage Aboriginal teens
    Four young mathematicians who are passionate about numbers, including two at Simon Fraser University, will be employing an age-old trick to engage Aboriginal high school students in learning math on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
  • October 16, 2012
    Lepage steps in for ‘Far Side’ run
    He is one of Canada’s most decorated theatrical artists, his creations have delighted audiences across the world, and now Robert Lepage will reprise the role he originated for the second half of the run of The Far Side of the Moon at Simon Fraser University’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.

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