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  • External Award: PhD Scholarships for Biology, Math and Computing Science in the Netherlands October 27, 2017
    Two 4-year PhD positions are being offered in the field of evolutionary biology, behavioural ecology, and/or animal personalities through the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Apply by November 5, 2017.

  • External Award: Microsoft PhD Fellowship Program September 12, 2017
    Microsoft is offering a two-year fellowship for PhD students at participating U.S. or Canadian universities enrolled in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics.

  • Dr. Ross Churchley receives Dean's Convocation Medal June 02, 2017
    Dr. Ross Churchley's dissertation, Odd Disjoint Trails and Totally Odd Graph Immersions, contributes to a deeper understanding of graph immersions and related open problems of structural graph theory.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2017 May 29, 2017
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 6–9, 2017.

  • Volunteer Posting: Mentoring with Math November 25, 2016
    Mentoring with Math needs mentors! The program aims to help elementary school students develop their math skills in a fun way, and to engage them in games and activities with supportive adults.

  • Job Posting:The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) October 20, 2016
    The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship program to support work at the interface of theory and experiment on the nature, role and mechanisms of neural activity that produces cognition.

  • External Award: Microsoft PhD Fellowship Program September 15, 2016
    Microsoft is offering a two-year fellowship for PhD students at participating U.S. or Canadian universities enrolled in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics.

  • External Award: The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) Fellowship August 15, 2016
    The Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) has announced its postdoctoral fellowship program to support work at the interface of theory and experiment on the nature, role and mechanisms of neural activity that produces cognition.

  • External Award: Postdoctoral Research at IIASA July 21, 2016
    The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) provides full funding for several postdoctoral researchers each year. Scholars are expected to conduct their own research in collaboration with one or more of IIASA's research programs or special projects in an interdisciplinary way. Postdoctoral positions, up to two years in duration, typically start between October and January.

  • External Award: Gran Sasso Science Institute PhD Scholarships July 15, 2016
    The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) is an international PhD school and a center for research and higher education. The GSSI aims to create a new center of scientific excellence in L’Aquila fostering the skills and highly specialized structures already present in the area, such as the Gran Sasso National Laboratories of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and the University of L'Aquila, facilitating the attraction of high-level resources in the fields of natural and social sciences.

  • Dr. William Ko receives Dean's Convocation Medal June 02, 2016
    Dr. William Ko’s doctoral work has already given rise to two publications in the SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, one of the top journals in applied mathematics. His results may be applied to the study of not just one but two complex human organ systems (the cochlea and heart) that are each a subject of huge and intensely active areas in neuro- and cardiac physiology.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2016 May 10, 2016
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 7–10, 2016.

  • Heinz Bauschke, PhD, Mathematics November 23, 2015
    Meet Heinz Bauschke, Mathematics PhD, UBC faculty member and real-world problem solver.

  • Job Posting: Coordinator with Let's Talk Science! October 07, 2015
    SFU's Let's Talk Science outreach program is looking for a coordinator to help recruit, support and manage volunteers and educators.

  • Job Posting: Postdoctoral Wildlife fire/Environmetrics Research Scientist - Natural Resources Canada June 26, 2015
    Natural Resources Canada is looking for a Research Scientist to study wildlife fire and environmentrics at the Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, BC.

  • Three Minute Thesis 2015: Jeremy Chiu, Mathematics March 30, 2015
    First place winner Jeremy Chiu's three minute thesis on the "Thermoregulation of Swarming Honeybees."

  • Amy Wiebe receives Dean's Convocation Medal June 09, 2014
    When she was just an undergraduate, one of Amy Wiebe’s papers was published in the top journal in Combinatorics.

  • Travel Report: Jemma Lorenat, France May 14, 2014
    Jemma Lorenat, a Doctoral student in Mathematics, received a Graduate International Research Travel Award to further her research in France.

  • Brittany Froese receives Dean's Convocation Medal June 06, 2013
    Dr. Brittany Froese's PhD research in mathematics was focused on the problem of optimal transport, which involves determining the most cost-efficient way of transporting material from one region to another.

  • Three Minute Thesis 2013: Krystal Guo, Mathematics June 01, 2013
    SFU's Three Minute Thesis finals took place on March 6, 2013. Krystal Guo (Canada), Mathematics, spoke on "Spectra of Digraphs."

  • Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence May 23, 2013
    We’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2012 Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence.

  • Research Profile: Stephen Melczer, Mathematics December 08, 2012
    Stephen Melczer, Mathematics, just started his Master's degree in Mathematics in September 2012, but has already done two research internships in France.

  • Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence October 12, 2012
    We’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2012 Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence.

  • Research Profile: Pouya Bastani, Mathematics January 30, 2012
    Pouya Bastani is a local success story.

  • Faculty Profile: Dr. David Muraki, Mathematics November 14, 2011
    Upon his arrival at SFU, David Muraki introduced two ideas to the applied mathematics grad program: a Friday-afternoon problem-solving group and graduate student poster sessions for his students’ final course projects.

  • FCAT and Science convocation June 15, 2011
    This morning’s convocation saw a parade of SFU’s new PhDs in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology and the Faculty of Science.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2011 May 26, 2011
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners who will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 14–17, 2011.

  • Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence May 19, 2011
    We’re delighted to announce the recipients of the 2010 Dean of Graduate Studies Service Awards.

  • Research profile: Evgeniy Lebed May 10, 2011
    Congratulations to Evgeniy Lebed, PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering. He’s just been awarded the Canadian Bureau for International Education, Embassy of France Scholarship to continue his research in computational anatomy for eight months in Paris, France. There, under the supervision of a world-leading expert in the field, he hopes to gain more insight into the physiological processes that help shape a healthy brain versus a diseased one.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2015
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 9–12, 2015.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2013
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 11–14, 2013.

  • Convocation Medal Winners 2014
    Congratulations to this year’s Convocation Medal Winners! They will receive their awards at our Spring Convocation, June 10–13, 2014.

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