Cover Story:

Nick Dulvy

Imagine you’re scuba diving around a tropical coral reef. Then, suddenly, a giant creature with enormous fins comes toward you, mouth wide open. It’s huge. You brace for the collision. And then...nothing. The visitor has absolutely no interest in you. It just swims around, minding its own business, moving its wings up and down like a bird in air.


  • Audio + Visual

    Want to watch a film classic in its original format? Use the film screening room at SFU’s... read more

  • Communication Nation

    A professor of communications at Simon Fraser University for more than two decades, Smith knows his... read more

  • Innovation

    “The whole world was screaming about environmental stuff, and we wanted it to be hard-wired... read more


    For many SFU alumni, this year’s Oscar season might have triggered some warm memories of Ian... read more

In every issue

  • Mountain High

    Mirza Faisal Beg from the School of Engineering Sciences receives a meritorious achievement award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.
  • Book Takes

    When poet P.K. Page received her honorary degree from SFU in 1991, she addressed the audience through poetry instead of a speech. The poem contained a wide-ranging call to graduates to pay attention to the environment, to care about global warming, and most of all, to do something about it. She said that the “whole great beautiful caboodle” of a planet is in jeopardy.
  • Who's News

    Susan Lambert is the high-profile face of the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF). And Niels Veldhuis is a highly regarded economist with expertise in taxation, banking, productivity, investment, labour markets, and government finances. He is a frequent TV commentator and his articles have appeared in more than 50 newspapers around the world.
  • Alumni Watching

    This issues Alumni feature the Outstanding Alumni Awards, Danny Catt, Andre Wirthmann and many others.
April 2013 Cover