Honeydew secretions of aphids provide sustenance for mosquitoes
Hemipteran honeydew, a sugar-rich sticky liquid produced by aphids as they feed on plant sap, provides essential nutrients to mosquitoes. learn more →
SFU recognizes Mike Harcourt with President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Award
Storefront lawyer, community activist and public servant, Mike Harcourt has devoted his life to empowering citizens and building strong, sustainable communities. learn more →
Q&A: Ian Abercrombie on new Surrey building opening for classes this fall
SFU News talks to SFU's director of campus planning and development about the new building that will open for classes this fall, complementing SFU's existing campus in Surrey's downtown core. learn more →
April 12, 2019
SFU grad student develops technology to impact patient care and improve health
Biomedical engineering PhD student Careesa Liu is a finalist for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award.
March 29, 2019
Generous spending leads to increased happiness: SFU psychologist Lara Aknin in World Happiness Report
Generous spending leads to increased well-being, while volunteering shows no clear causal link to happiness.
SFU and Chartwells partnership aims to give back while bringing a top-notch dining experience to Burnaby campus. read more
Hemipteran honeydew, a sugar-rich sticky liquid produced by aphids as they feed on plant sap, provides essential nutrients to mosquitoes. read more
April 05, 2019
SFU studies causes behind sudden infant death
Certain cases of sudden unexpected death in infants are linked with genetic variants that cause cardiac arrest.
April 04, 2019
Citizen scientists’ rare fossil bird finds shed new light on avian history
Citizen scientists Albrecht Klockner's yellowed newspaper clipping of a bird fossil led SFU paleontologist Bruce Archibald on a trail leading to new discoveries about ancient avian history.
November 06, 2018
Men and women combine to win five weight classes at SFU open
Logan Nelson, Taber Spray, and Nishaun Randhawa on the men’s team and Alex Hedrick and Serena Woldring won their weight classes on the women’s side.
October 24, 2018
SFU men’s soccer clinches third straight GNAC championship
SFU men's soccer clinched their third straight championship Saturday with a 3-0 win over St. Martin's University on Terry Fox Field.
Biological sciences senior lecturer Kathleen Fitzpatrick teaches a research course on genetic analysis and how DNA helps us understand physical traits, certain behaviours, and impacts on health. read more
April 16, 2019
Spexi GeoSpatial takes top prize at SFU’s largest entrepreneurship competition
Spexi GeoSpatial won SFU’s eighth annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize competition, claiming the title of ‘top venture’ and taking a prize package worth $35,000.
April 09, 2019
Graphic novels as a medium for grappling with Indigenization and decolonization
Amy Parent is helping students learn how to engage with Indigenous stories by having them write—or, more accurately, draw—their own.
She assumes her new duties on May 1. read more
March 21, 2019
SFU honours president’s 2018 newsmakers
A headline-grabbing ‘data crusader’, a shark expert with serious social media chops and a strategy-driven communicator at the leading edge of SFU’s new brand are being recognized with this year’s SFU president’s newsmaker awards.
March 18, 2019
SFU Presidential Search
SFU is beginning the process to find the University’s next President and the Presidential Search Committee invites you to participate and contribute input to help shape the position description.