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Sensing Space

Discovery

Laura U. Marks studies the movement of art, meanings and people between spaces and cultures. Read More

Exporting Sickness

Collaboration

Kelley Lee's work calls for more astute collective health governance in an increasingly globalized world. Read More

Better Living Through Artistry

Discovery

SFU Education's Susan O'Neill believes the arts hold rich opportunities for expression, communication and intergenerational relationship building. Read More

Risk, Opportunity and Global Strategy

Discovery

Jing Li of SFU's Beedie School of Business is investigating how multinational companies can find opportunities in uncertain markets. Read More

Putting the "Art" in Artificial Intelligence

Discovery

The worlds of art and science overlap nearly seamlessly for Steve DiPaola of SFU's School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Read More

Ready for Anything

Collaboration

Concern for people's safety has driven SFU's Peter Anderson to create emergency communication systems that have been adopted the world over. Read More

Priming Canada's Future Innovators

Innovation

SFU's Venture Connection offers the SFU community a spectrum of no-cost services to learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship. Read More

To the Heart of the Matter

Collaboration

SFU and its role in ATLAS, the grand physics experiment aiming to identify more of the tiny complexities that dictate our universe. Read More

A Body in Motion

Discovery

Henry Daniel of SFU's School for the Contemporary Arts has consistently followed his creative and intellectual impulses to gain new understandings of the performing arts. Read More

ACT for Canada's Sustainable Future

Collaboration

SFU's Adaptation to Climate Change Team was borne from the belief that human ingenuity can and must adapt to an Earth in flux. Read More

The Delicate Power of Soft Materials

Innovation

Technology that emerged from university research played a sizable role at this year's Euro Cup, yet it is impossible to detect with the naked eye. Read More

To Infinity and Beyond

Collaboration

Professor of Education Nathalie Sinclair is making mathematics a more dynamic experience for young learners. Read More

Breathing Fresh Air into Innovation

Innovation

Andy Hoffer uses his decades of electrical nerve stimulation research and expertise to create novel health technology solutions. Read More

The School of Life

Collaboration

The Maple Ridge Environmental School and Davis Bay Elementary School are fertile places for inquiry into what place-based schooling might look like. Read More

Follow the (Social Media) Leader

Discovery

Beedie School of Business professor Ian McCarthy researches how organizations can improve their operations, especially when it comes to social media. Read More

Engineering Net-Zero Environmental Impact

Innovation

Majid Bahrami collaborates with industry to develop greener solutions for our planet's changing energy and water needs. Read More

Taking Breakthrough Ideas to the Masses

Innovation

Elicia Maine is arming Canadian researcher-entrepreneurs with the tools they need to turn their inventions into consumer-ready innovations. Read More

Helping All Children Thrive

Discovery

Despite its rising profile, there are still a lot of unknowns when it comes to autism. SFU's Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab strives to fill these knowledge gaps Read More

A Fine Balance

Discovery

For over two decades, Stephen Robinovitch has been engaged in research and technology development to safeguard the health of aging Canadians Read More

Insidious Influence

Discovery

Bruce Lanphear calls global attention to the impact of toxins, even in small amounts, on people's health Read More

Engaging the World Through Mobile Tech

Innovation

Engagement is what Mobify is all about, so it's fitting that the Vancouver-based tech company emerged from Canada's most engaged research university Read More

Sustainable Livability for All

Collaboration

Can Western Canada's largest metropolitan area ever be livable again for both rich and poor? SFU's Meg Holden endeavours to find meaningful solutions to a complex problem Read More

A Force of Nature

Collaboration

From salmon to sharks and beyond, SFU's all star E2O group tackles pressing issues in conservation and ecology of aquatic ecosystems Read More

Healthy Kids, Happy Hearts

Collaboration

The Children's Health Policy Centre in SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences connects research, policy & practice to improve children's wellbeing Read More

Growing Language Skills Through Storytelling

Discovery

ScribJab is a website and free iPad application that enables children to create storybooks in any language Read More

Decolonizing and Decommodifying Archaeology

Collaboration

The collaborative IPinch project explores the rights, values, and responsibilities of material culture, cultural knowledge, and the practice of heritage research. Read More

War Narratives in the 21st Century

Collaboration

Since 2005, the Human Security Report has been challenging dominant media narratives about global security. Read More

Research as a Public Good

Collaboration

The Public Knowledge Project was borne from the belief that knowledge access should be a human right. Read More

Tuberculosis: The Silent Killer

Collaboration

Three SFU professors are part of the world effort to find better preventative and treatment options for tuberculosis. Read More

Protecting the Planet's Liquid Assets

Collaboration

The Pacific Water Centre at SFU collaborates with community to tackle issues affecting the planet's most valuable resource: water. Read More

The Beauty and Power of Nature

Discovery

Dr. John Clague is helping to protect the country's citizens and economic infrastructure from natural disasters and climate change. Read More

Getting Closer With Kindness

Discovery

Jennifer Trew sheds light on socially anxious behaviours in the hopes of helping sufferers have more meaningful connections. Read More

First Nations Languages Matter

Collaboration

Marianne Ignace is helping to revitalize the endangered indigenous languages of B.C. in all of their diversity. Read More

Running Hot and Cold

Discovery

Former alpine ski racer Dr. Matthew White has gone indoors to study how bodies react in extreme environmental conditions. Read More

Designing a Lifesaver

Innovation

Hard work doesn't intimidate SFU alumnus Maryam Sadeghi. Especially not when lives are at stake. Read More

Healthy Cities by Design

Collaboration

Meghan Winters is an advocate for healthy cities where air pollution rates are kept in check and residents engage in plenty of physical activity. Read More

Keeping Seniors in the Game

Discovery

Research led by David Kaufman suggests that digital games can enhance wellbeing in older adults, as well as improve their motivation, attitudes and learning. Read More

Feminist Research for Positive Change

Collaboration

Since 1992, the FREDA Centre has been conducting research to help reduce violence against women and children. Read More

Redefining Urban Mobility

Innovation

If one of your goals for the year is to be kinder to the earth, then this sustainable transport solution with an SFU connection needs to be on your radar. Read More

Stemming an Epidemic

Discovery

Robert Hogg focuses on identifying ongoing health inequities among vulnerable HIV-positive populations to better meet their unique health care needs. Read More

Making Pain Relief A Virtual Reality

Innovation

As the boomer generation ages, Dr. Diane Gromala uses the latest computing and virtual reality technologies to develop alternative pain interventions. Read More

Tiny Technologies, Titanic Impact

Innovation

Dr. Ash Parameswaran develops miniature systems that perform complex functions to solve real-world problems, and has nurtured a generation of problem solvers to do the same. Read More

A Bee Lover's Life

Discovery

Mark L. Winston takes his decades of studying the social life of bees and turns it into illuminating prose and constructive communication Read More

Bad Guys, Good Bugs

Discovery

You can't swat away a bug when you're dead. A simple, if macabre, fact that makes Dr. Gail Anderson's trailblazing forensic entomology research possible. Read More

Driving Innovation for Social Good

Innovation

SFU's RADIUS offers visionary social innovation programs to support entrepreneurial leaders and solutions for a better world. Read More

The Art of Abundance

Discovery

Research by SFU psychologist Lara Aknin has established that giving to others increases our well-being. Read More

Remembering Canada's Difficult Histories

Collaboration

SFU historian Andrea Geiger's work has helped to preserve the history of early Japanese Canadians. Read More

Empowering Medical Tourists

Discovery

Founded in 2009, the SFU Medical Tourism Group has quickly established itself as a research leader on the topic. Read More

Changing Brains, And Minds

Innovation

Neuroscientist Dr. Ryan D'Arcy is on a mission to change brains, as well as minds. Read More

Taming Television with the V-Chip

Innovation

Tim Collings is the inventor of the revolutionary V-chip, a device that provides people with some control over the content beamed into their homes via their television set. Read More

Sensing Space

Discovery

Laura U. Marks studies the movement of art, meanings and people between spaces and cultures. Read More

Better Living Through Artistry

Discovery

SFU Education's Susan O'Neill believes the arts hold rich opportunities for expression, communication and intergenerational relationship building. Read More

Risk, Opportunity and Global Strategy

Discovery

Jing Li of SFU's Beedie School of Business is investigating how multinational companies can find opportunities in uncertain markets. Read More

Putting the "Art" in Artificial Intelligence

Discovery

The worlds of art and science overlap nearly seamlessly for Steve DiPaola of SFU's School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Read More

A Body in Motion

Discovery

Henry Daniel of SFU's School for the Contemporary Arts has consistently followed his creative and intellectual impulses to gain new understandings of the performing arts. Read More

To Infinity and Beyond

Discovery

Professor of Education Nathalie Sinclair is making mathematics a more dynamic experience for young learners. Read More

Follow the (Social Media) Leader

Discovery

Beedie School of Business professor Ian McCarthy researches how organizations can improve their operations, especially when it comes to social media. Read More

Helping All Children Thrive

Discovery

Despite its rising profile, there are still a lot of unknowns when it comes to autism. SFU's Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab strives to fill these knowledge gaps Read More

A Fine Balance

Discovery

For over two decades, Stephen Robinovitch has been engaged in research and technology development to safeguard the health of aging Canadians Read More

Insidious Influence

Discovery

Bruce Lanphear calls global attention to the impact of toxins, even in small amounts, on people's health Read More

Growing Language Skills Through Storytelling

Discovery

ScribJab is a website and free iPad application that enables children to create storybooks in any language Read More

The Beauty and Power of Nature

Discovery

Dr. John Clague is helping to protect the country's citizens and economic infrastructure from natural disasters and climate change. Read More

Getting Closer With Kindness

Discovery

Jennifer Trew sheds light on socially anxious behaviours in the hopes of helping sufferers have more meaningful connections. Read More

Running Hot and Cold

Discovery

Former alpine ski racer Dr. Matthew White has gone indoors to study how bodies react in extreme environmental conditions. Read More

Keeping Seniors in the Game

Discovery

Research led by David Kaufman suggests that digital games can enhance wellbeing in older adults, as well as improve their motivation, attitudes and learning. Read More

Stemming an Epidemic

Discovery

Robert Hogg focuses on identifying ongoing health inequities among vulnerable HIV-positive populations to better meet their unique health care needs. Read More

A Bee Lover's Life

Discovery

Mark L. Winston takes his decades of studying the social life of bees and turns it into illuminating prose and constructive communication Read More

Bad Guys, Good Bugs

Discovery

You can't swat away a bug when you're dead. A simple, if macabre, fact that makes Dr. Gail Anderson's trailblazing forensic entomology research possible. Read More

The Art of Abundance

Discovery

Research by SFU psychologist Lara Aknin has established that giving to others increases our well-being. Read More

Empowering Medical Tourists

Discovery

Founded in 2009, the SFU Medical Tourism Group has quickly established itself as a research leader on the topic. Read More

The Delicate Power of Soft Materials

Innovation

Technology that emerged from university research played a sizable role at this year's Euro Cup, yet it is impossible to detect with the naked eye. Read More

Breathing Fresh Air into Innovation

Innovation

Andy Hoffer uses his decades of electrical nerve stimulation research and expertise to create novel health technology solutions. Read More

Engineering Net-Zero Environmental Impact

Innovation

Majid Bahrami collaborates with industry to develop greener solutions for our planet's changing energy and water needs. Read More

Taking Breakthrough Ideas to the Masses

Innovation

Elicia Maine is arming Canadian researcher-entrepreneurs with the tools they need to turn their inventions into consumer-ready innovations. Read More

Engaging the World Through Mobile Tech

Innovation

Engagement is what Mobify is all about, so its fitting that the Vancouver-based tech company emerged from Canada''s most engaged research university Read More

Designing a Lifesaver

Innovation

Hard work doesn't intimidate SFU alumnus Maryam Sadeghi. Especially not when lives are at stake. Read More

Redefining Urban Mobility

Innovation

If one of your goals for the year is to be kinder to the earth, then this sustainable transport solution with an SFU connection needs to be on your radar. Read More

Making Pain Relief A Virtual Reality

Innovation

As the boomer generation ages, Dr. Diane Gromala uses the latest computing and virtual reality technologies to develop alternative pain interventions. Read More

Tiny Technologies, Titanic Impact

Innovation

Dr. Ash Parameswaran develops miniature systems that perform complex functions to solve real-world problems, and has nurtured a generation of problem solvers to do the same. Read More

Driving Innovation for Social Good

Innovation

SFU's RADIUS offers visionary social innovation programs to support entrepreneurial leaders and solutions for a better world. Read More

Changing Brains, And Minds

Innovation

Neuroscientist Dr. Ryan D'Arcy is on a mission to change brains, as well as minds. Read More

Taming Television with the V-Chip

Innovation

Tim Collings is the inventor of the revolutionary V-chip, a device that provides people with some control over the content beamed into their homes via their television set. Read More

Exporting Sickness

Collaboration

Kelley Lee's work calls for more astute collective health governance in an increasingly globalized world where diseases (and disease-causing industries) jump borders with relative ease. Read More

Ready for Anything

Collaboration

Concern for people's safety has driven SFU's Peter Anderson to create emergency communication systems that have been adopted the world over. Read More

To the Heart of the Matter

Collaboration

SFU and its role in ATLAS, the grand physics experiment aiming to identify more of the tiny complexities that dictate our universe. Read More

ACT for Canada's Sustainable Future

Collaboration

SFU's Adaptation to Climate Change Team was borne from the belief that human ingenuity can and must adapt to an Earth in flux. Read More

The School of Life

Collaboration

The Maple Ridge Environmental School and Davis Bay Elementary School are fertile places for inquiry into what place-based schooling might look like. Read More

Sustainable Livability for All

Collaboration

Can Western Canada's largest metropolitan area ever be livable again for both rich and poor? SFU's Meg Holden endeavours to find meaningful solutions to a complex problem Read More

A Force of Nature

Collaboration

From salmon to sharks and beyond, SFU's all star E2O group tackles pressing issues in conservation and ecology of aquatic ecosystems Read More

Healthy Kids, Happy Hearts

Collaboration

The Children's Health Policy Centre in SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences connects research, policy & practice to improve children's wellbeing Read More

Decolonizing and Decommodifying Archaeology

Collaboration

The collaborative IPinch project explores the rights, values, and responsibilities of material culture, cultural knowledge, and the practice of heritage research. Read More

War Narratives in the 21st Century

Collaboration

Since 2005, the Human Security Report has been challenging dominant media narratives about global security. Read More

Research as a Public Good

Collaboration

The Public Knowledge Project was borne from the belief that knowledge access should be a human right. Read More

Tuberculosis: The Silent Killer

Collaboration

Three SFU professors are part of the world effort to find better preventative and treatment options for tuberculosis. Read More

Protecting the Planet's Liquid Assets

Collaboration

The Pacific Water Centre at SFU collaborates with community to tackle issues affecting the planet's most valuable resource: water. Read More

First Nations Languages Matter

Collaboration

Marianne Ignace is helping to revitalize the endangered indigenous languages of B.C. in all of their diversity. Read More

Healthy Cities by Design

Collaboration

Meghan Winters is an advocate for healthy cities where air pollution rates are kept in check and residents engage in plenty of physical activity. Read More

Feminist Research for Positive Change

Collaboration

Since 1992, the FREDA Centre has been conducting research to help reduce violence against women and children. Read More

Remembering Canada's Difficult Histories

Collaboration

SFU historian Andrea Geiger's work has helped to preserve the history of early Japanese Canadians. Read More

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