Research Highlights

Naomi Krogman collaborated with researchers Lauren Degenstein and Rachel McQueen to study how the City of Edmonton deals with unwanted clothing.
Jeremy Venditti and team are part of a project aimed at preventing future extinction-level events.
SFU geographer and SFU distinguished professor discusses the asymmetry of CO2 emissions and removals.
Tsleil-Waututh Nation and SFU Archaeologist collaborate using new palaeogenetic analytical techniques developed in SFU ancient DNA lab.
SFU coastal ecologist and team discover how shellfish and predators have been managed for millennia.
SFU geographers undertake critical research to address immediate and emerging issues arising from the pandemic.

How can we use AI to save our resident killer whales?

SFU statistical ecologist is using AI technology to help save our resident killer whales.

A place more void

A recently published book.
SFU physical geographer unlocks the potential of Garry oak trees.
SFU’s researchers develop an essential roadmap to drive down B.C. vehicle emissions.
Understanding and preparing for profound ecological, social, and cultural changes. Photo by Ilja Herb
Pacific herring is a "cultural keystone" species for First Nations up and down the coast and is a foundation of coastal food webs.
What happens when a person who uses drugs is released on bail conditions that include a no-go zone such as the Downtown Eastside?
New research on the sunflower sea star highlights the importance of monitoring our ecosystems over time. Photo by Mark Wunsch/Greencoast Media
A trio from Archaeology conducted the first study to use ancient DNA to identify rockfish species in BC occurring over the past 2,500 years.
Geoff Mann discusses political and economic outcomes of exceeding the two-degree global warming threshold in a new book.
Jeremy Venditti studies one of the largest North American landslides in the past 30 years.
Valorie Crooks sheds light on "shadow workers" in the medical tourism industry.
George Nicholas discusses how our ways of knowing and understanding have largely been based on ethnographic sources of information.
Breaking down barriers to building ecological sustainability and social justice. Image by Anne Salomon