SFU Psychology welcomes new professor Brianne Kent
In January 2021, Brianne Kent joins the Department of Psychology as an Assistant Professor. In the Translational Neuroscience Lab, Kent’s research work focuses on combining fundamental and clinical research to study how disrupted circadian rhythms and sleep contribute to the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease. learn more →
Recommendations for navigating ethical challenges in cross-cultural research
Associate professor Tanya Broesch is part of an international team addressing ethical challenges in cross-cultural research. They suggest communities should be included in project design from the start. learn more →
Jodi Viljoen named to Royal Society of Canada
Professor Jodi Viljoen’s contributions to science and knowledge generation are paralleled by an extraordinary dedication to serving the scientific community, which has earned her national and international reputation as a leader in youth violence and forensic psychology. learn more →
SFU Psychology welcomes new lecturer Diana Lim
Diana Lim has recently joined the Department of Psychology as a lecturer, coming to Simon Fraser University with a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include a focus on neuroplasticity, network analysis and stroke recovery. learn more →
George Alder awarded 2020 Barry Beyerstein Award for Excellence in Teaching
Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Dr. George Alder for receiving the 2020 Barry Beyerstein Award for Excellence in Teaching! Based on nominations from students, this award has been given annually to recognize excellent teaching of regular faculty. learn more →
Psychology graduate students, staff, and faculty raise over $5000 towards Stand Against Racism Fundraiser
In response to recent events, the Psychology Graduate Student Caucus organized the Stand Against Racism Fundraiser to support the fight against racial inequality. In total, more than $5000 was raised from graduate students, staff, and faculty. learn more →
The Department of Psychology offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate studies level, we offer B.A and B.A. Honours in Psychology, as well as joint major, minor and extended minor for students pursuing a degree in another discipline. At the graduate studies level, we offer both M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in our six core areas of Psychology. We also offer a professional Ph.D. training program in Clinical Psychology.
The Department of Psychology acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser’s three campuses stand.
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- Earliest start date: January 1, 2021
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CRC (Tier 2) Tenure-Track Position in Behavioural Neuroscience
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