SFU CAN: COVID-19 Action Now
SFU CAN is a pan-university initiative to harness our resources in response to the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences. As Canada's engaged university, we stand ready to support efforts to address the impacts of this novel coronavirus and to prepare for social and economic recovery in our communities.
SFU CAN: Our research and expertise
SFU researchers, innovators and experts are on the front-line of the COVID-19 response.
Faculty research and innovation
SFU faculty members are engaging and innovating to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faculty and staff expert information
SFU faculty members and staff are providing expert opinion on COVID-19-related issues through several media and communication channels.
SFU CAN: Our community
SFU is connecting communities, fostering dialogue and supporting recovery.
COVID‑19 Community Resilience Network
To mobilize the capacity of the SFU community to collaborate with communities, we are building a network to help people connect, share resources and take action.
Despite incredible challenges, SFU’s community strength, resilience and knowledge have mobilized early. Explore examples of collaborative action here.
SFU CAN: Our students
Our students make us proud. Hear their stories and lend your support.
SFU News: COVID-19
September 24, 2020
Faced with the challenge of safely moving 300 students into residences on the Burnaby campus, SFU's Residence and Housing team put together an innovative solution for connecting with students while keeping them healthy and safe.
September 24, 2020
Post-doctorate researchers and graduates from SFU's School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) and Virtro, a Vancouver-based tech company, are collaborating to develop virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) based training simulations for healthcare workers.
September 21, 2020
Low-cost 3D-printed mechanical ventilators are being designed and built at Simon Fraser University, in answer to the potential need for future resources as the fight against COVID-19 continues.