SFU People in the News - December 2, 2014

December 02, 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 Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

SFU University News

Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Financial Post - December 02, 2014
...Giardini, a lawyer by training, recently became the 11th chancellor of Simon Fraser University. She is also an author and currently completing her third...

Faculties & Departments

Oil price drop creates winners and losers

CBC News - December 02, 2014
"It is not good news for the environment," economist Mark Jaccard, a professor in the energy and materials research group at B.C.'s Simon Fraser University said in a recent interview. But cheap oil will just spur more consumption in developing economies eager to catch up to the West's standard of living.

Health sciences students help narrow knowledge gap in AIDS research

Medical Xpress - December 02, 2014
...feature more than four hundred entries when completed. The SFU health sciences students' supervisor professor Zabrina Brumme provided them with...

With Canada’s murder rate the lowest since 1966, are we simply becoming more civilized (again)?

National Post - December 01, 2014
"Culturally, we’ve become much more civilized,” said Neil Boyd, a professor of criminology at Simon Fraser University, adding the shift was the result of cultural change, rather than deliberate policy efforts.

Canadian captured by ISIS or not?

CBC Radio - Early Edition - December 01, 2014
SFU's André Gerolymatos was interviewed about the capture of a Canadian woman by the terrorist group ISIS. Gerolymatos was also on Global BC1.

World AIDS Day

CFAX Radio - December 01, 2014
Angela Kaida, SFU Health Sciences professor, was interviewed about HIV/AIDS for World AIDS Day on December 1. (~34:21)

Also in the News

Indo-Canadian Among Student Duo Winners Of SCORE

The Link - December 02, 2014
An Indo-Canadian student is among two Simon Fraser University students who have scored high with their idea to develop an elite training program encouraging young innovators—from high school to grad school—to solve health technology challenges.

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