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SFU in the News

December 24, 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 Thursday, December 24, 2015.

SFU in the News

B.C. health research resonated in 2015
The Georgia Straight - December 23, 2015
A new study led by SFU health sciences professor Julian Somers found that reducing homelessness had no effect in decreasing the rate of addiction and substance abuse among those who were both homeless and mentally ill.

Book suggests how to adapt to Earth's changing systems
The Crag and Canyon - December 23, 2015
A new book containing research by SFU’s Adaptation to Climate Change Team explains the nexus of water food energy and biodiversity to show how critical the effect of changes of one are on the others. 

SFU Experts in the News

Canadians facing pot charges in limbo, while Liberals work on legalization
The Globe and Mail - December 23, 2015
SFU criminology professor Neil Boyd comments on the impact pardons for marijuana convictions have on Canadians.

Canada’s best, worst and most confusing city slogans
National Post - December 23, 2015
SFU marketing professor Lindsay Meredith comments on confusing city slogans.