SFU People in the News - December 18, 2014
Below is your daily copy of Media Matters.
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Thursday, December 18, 2014.
Faculties & Departments
Apparently You Can Bring Your Religion to Work
Pacific Standard Magazine - December 18, 2014
Brent Lyons, professor of management and organization studies at Simon Fraser University, in Canada, led a team of researchers who found that employees who discuss their religious beliefs at work are oftentimes happier.
The problem with the data revolution in four Venn diagrams
The Guardian - December 17, 2014
An op-ed written by international studies professor Morten Jerven on data revolution appeared in the Guardian.
Gift your loved ones a 3D printed Christmas tree
India Today - December 17, 2014
"Coming up with a practical algorithm to decompose 3D objects into the smallest possible number of pyramidal parts was quite a challenge," said Richard Zhang, professor at Simon Fraser University.
What can we learn from the hours-long hostage taking in Sydney?
News1130 Radio - December 16, 2014
Security expert Andre Gerolymatos with Simon Fraser University believes this is the shape of things to come, pointing out the man who held 17 people hostage was a lone wolf, but he succeeded. Gerolymatos also appeared on Global BC, Breakfast TV and CBC Radio 1.
Clan head coach leaves football team
Burnaby Now - December 18, 2014
Jacques Chapdelaine is stepping down as head coach of the Simon Fraser University varsity football team after less than a year at the helm. The story was picked up by several media outlets including the Vancouver Sun and Province.
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