On Nov. 21, join SFU’s Faculty of Science for “research on the mountain” open house

November 17, 2015

In celebration of SFU’s 50th Anniversary, the Faculty of Science is opening their doors to the community on Nov. 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and showcasing some of the exciting and interactive research that takes place everyday in the faculty’s eight departments.

Admission is free and complimentary parking is available in “B” lot. Visit at least 25 exhibits and enter a draw to win great prizes.

Among the self-guided tours covering 30 different exhibits and labs:

  • See the new Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard;
  • Tour the hyper/hypobaric chamber, which simulates extreme conditions for divers and pilots;
  • Experience how space flight affects your blood pressure and how G forces affect your posture;
  • Find out how much bacteria lives on your kitchen chopping board;
  • Touch sea stars in their tanks;
  • Learn how SFU contributes to the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in CERN; and
  • Discover how SFU’s genomics research is contributing to the race to cure cancer and meet our talented grad students and scientists.

SFU’s Faculty of Science consists of the biological sciences, biomedical physiology and kinesiology, chemistry, earth sciences, mathematics, molecular biology and biochemistry, physics, and statistics and actuarial science departments. 

The Trottier Observatory and Courtyard will be among the self-guided tours covering 30 different exhibits and labs at the Faculty of Science's "research on the mountain" open house.
The hyper/hypobaric chamber