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SFU channels analytics – July 2020

August 14, 2020

TOP NEWS MEDIA STORIES

Total mentions of Simon Fraser University: 1.81K

Op-ed: Is the Coronavirus Killing the World Health Organization?

The New York Times - July 7, 2020

Kelley Lee, an SFU professor of health sciences, is quoted (she was quoted in 14 articles internationally).

Ben Kuzma: From SFU to NHL, math whiz Chu fits Kraken scouting staff

National Post - July 31, 2020

Dani Chu, an SFU master's graduate of statistics, is featured (this story appeared across Canada, including Vancouver Sun and The Province).

New COVID-19 modelling data comes with a warning

Global News - July 21, 2020

Caroline Colijn, an SFU professor of mathematics, is interviewed (she also appeared on CBC, CTV, CPGT, Omny, Vancouver Sun, The Province, MSN Canada, etc).

The RCMP is broken

MACLEANS - July 9, 2020

Robert Gordon, an SFU professor of criminology, is quoted (he also appeared on Vice Canada, CBC,
Omny, etc).

(FR) Depression can have a significant impact on the heart

Yahoo News (FR) - July 1, 2020

Scott Lear, an SFU professor of health sciences, is quoted (this story also appeared in Sputnik News, Medical Dialogues India, and in the US).  

B.C. RCMP officer suspended over racially offensive content posted on Facebook

CBC.CA News - July 15, 2020

Krista Stelkia, an SFU research associate of health sciences, is quoted (this story also appeared in Yahoo News and Ming Pao).

Rain, high water and heat: Conditions conspire for mosquitoes to thrive in B.C.

CTV - July 19, 2020

Carl Lowenberger, an SFU professor of biological sciences, is featured (this story also appeared in Canadian Geographic, Pique Newsmagazine and iHeart Radio).

Provincial health officials urge travellers to stay in their bubbles over long weekend

CTV British Columbia News - July 31, 2020

Stuart Poyntz, an SFU associate professor of communications, is quoted (this story also appeared on CBC and Omny).

Prime Minister of Greece chats with SFU team about Greek language training app

City Vancouver (CKVU) - July 21, 2020

Dmitris Krallis, director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at SFU, is mentioned.

CSR of Canadian miners doesn’t tackle real change, says new report

The CSR Journal - August 4, 2020

Anil Hira, an SFU professor of political science, is quoted (this story also appeared on Minning.com).

TOP SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

Social justice advocate and former federal MP, Svend Robinson returns to Burnaby Mountain as this year's JS Woodsworth Resident Scholar.

SFU Twitter (36.6K Reach, 2.8K Engagements, 189 Likes, 362 Clicks, 84 RT)

WURI 34th most innovative university

SFU LinkedIn (26.7K Reach, 1K Engagements, 1K Likes/Loves/Claps, 783 Clicks)

SFU Vancouver campus mural

SFU Instagram (8.9K Reach, 1K Engagements, 1K Likes, 63 Clicks, 27 Shares)

SFU Vancouver campus mural

SFU Facebook (15K Reach, 377 Engagements, 345 Likes/Loves/Wows, 18 Shares, 1.3K Clicks)

TOP MEDIA RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

SFU experts available to discuss COVID-19 (Various): List of experts who can comment on COVID-19 is updated regularly and pitched to the media. Stories of interest to SFU audiences are amplified digitally, with some including custom videos.

Latest COVID-19 research - Caroline Colijn (FS): the story was supported by pitching to media and digital amplification.

SFU study on gender impact of COVID-19 to receive $1.6M from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - Julia Smith (FHS): the story was supported by pitching to media and digital amplification.

Alumni - Dani Chu lands dream job with NHL Seattle (FS): the story was supported by pitching to media and digital amplification.

Greek PM discusses SFU-led online learning tool during video conference with students, educators and SFU researchers / developers (FASS): the story was supported by pitching to media and digital amplification, including a custom video.

Corporate social responsibility in forestry, mining and textile sectors - Anil Hira (FASS): the story was supported by pitching to media and digital amplification.