Report assesses impact of COVID-19 on global happiness
Amid the global pandemic, the 2021 World Happiness Report sought out how happiness has fared ranking Canada 15th in the world for happiness. Associate professor Lara Aknin, who worked on the report as an associate editor, says despite the challenges of 2020 there are some bright spots. learn more →
COVID-19 Psychology Undergraduate Survey Results
In Psychology, we launched a survey in the summer of 2020 to learn about how our students were coping with the pandemic and with remote learning. Student feedback has helped the department make informed decisions about remote learning and student engagement. 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 →
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 →
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.
- Earliest start date: January 1, 2021
- Priority given to completed applications received prior to October 1, 2020
CRC (Tier 2) Tenure-Track Position in Behavioural Neuroscience
- Earliest start date: October 1, 2020
- Deadline to apply: January 1, 2020