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SFU in the News

August 19, 2016
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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 Friday, Aug 19, 2016.

SFU in the News

Vancouver’s homeless not adhering to antipsychotic medication regimens: study
The Globe and Mail - August 18, 2016
SFU health sciences researcher Stefanie Rezansoff publishes a new study on the treatment of mental illnesses among homeless people. This story also appeared in Maple Ridge News and CFAX (~48:00). 

SFU continuing studies social-innovation certificate helps students transform society
The Georgia Straight - August 18, 2016
SFU offers a new Social Innovation Certificate program for students to learn how to effect monumental societal changes.

Surrey’s SCORE program wins North America gold
The Surrey Leader - August 19, 2016
The Surrey Collaborative Outreach and Research Experience (SCORE) program created by SFU PhD students Sujoy Ghosh Hajra and Careesa Liu, has won a 2016 Gold Global Best Award.

B.C. university students struggle to find housing in overheated real estate market
Vancouver Sun - August 16, 2016
SFU’s housing and residence director Tracey Mason-Innes says the demand for residences has skyrocketed as the local housing market becomes unaffordable.

SFU Experts in the News

B.C.'s delayed Climate Leadership Plan expected today
CBC News - August 19, 2016
SFU REM professor Mark Jaccard comments on Christy Clark’s climate policy.

Every neighborhood in America mapped to show risk levels of lead contamination in the water supply
Natural News - August 18, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear comments on the risks of lead exposure.