Spring 2022


  • February 08, 2022

    February 08, 2022

    Throughout the pandemic, quick access to scientific findings has been essential to keeping the public informed. The use of preprints—scientific manuscripts posted on open access sources like bioRxiv and medRxiv prior to peer review—was quickly adopted by media outlets. SFU researchers caution that while access to research is imperative, publishing unverified science comes with risks.

  • February 18, 2022

    February 18, 2022

    To celebrate Black History Month, we’re highlighting the work of our Black faculty members whose research and creation are integral to our programs.

  • March

  • March 21, 2022

    March 21, 2022

    Svitlana Matviyenko’s students know that if an air-raid siren sounds during their class, she will have to take cover. The Simon Fraser University (SFU) communication professor is teaching her theory of communication graduate seminar remotely this term, after returning home to Ukraine last February to care for her mother.

  • March 18, 2022

    March 18, 2022

    A group of SFU researchers and students from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) are showcasing their latest artwork in a big way over the next few months—by lighting up a 30-metre exterior wall near downtown Surrey known as UrbanScreen.

  • March 29, 2022

    March 29, 2022

    Developed with the support of DigiBC, the new Leadership and Agile Production Management micro-credential will equip students with a broad understanding of management and leadership through agile and hybrid methodologies. Students will develop essential skills for people management while exploring leadership management practices and tools. The industry has seen a significant shift in “how we work” and this course will address remote/hybrid work models.

  • April

  • April 19, 2022

    April 19, 2022

    Over the past 15 years, SFU associate professor Christopher Pavsek says he has seen one name thanked again and again in the closing credits of almost 1,000 student films – Corbin Saleken.

  • May

  • May 16, 2022

    May 16, 2022

    Simon Fraser University (SFU) Communication Professor Ahmed Al-Rawi’s research examines the intersections between political extremism, misinformation and social media. He leads The Disinformation Project at SFU, which examines fake news discourses in Canadian news media and social media.

  • May 26, 2022

    May 26, 2022

    As the Manager of Communications and Strategy in the Faculty of Communication Art, and Technology, Perkins Deneault is a stand-out, compassionate leader within the faculty and across its diverse schools and programs.