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SFU in the News

December 23, 2015
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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 Wednesday, December 23, 2015.

SFU in the News

BrainShield football helmet decal helps prevent brain injury
TSN 1040 - December 23, 2015 (~0:50)
SFU post-doctoral fellow Daniel Abram comments on the development and manufacturing of BrainSheild a technology that helps reduce head injuries.

Letter to the Editor: LNG plant on Lelu Island must be rejected - The Northern View
The Northern View - December 23, 2015
A study by SFU scientists and the Skeena Fisheries Commission found that the Pacific NorthWest LNG design poses significant risks to Skeena Salmon and their fisheries.

SFU Experts in the News

Canadians dealing with ‘devastating’ repercussions of pot convictions ask Trudeau to pardon them
National Post - December 22, 2015
SFU criminology professor Neil Boyd comments on the impact pardons for marijuana convictions have on Canadians. This story also appeared in the Vancouver Sun.

Athletics

Footballers make BC teams
Salmon Arm Observer - December 23, 2015
Sage King, SFU men’s football player, makes Team BC.