About Graduate Studies at SFU

SFU Graduate Studies is an international community of critical thinkers, problem solvers, and changemakers who advance knowledge locally and globally.

By valuing diverse perspectives, close mentorship, experiential learning, and research across disciplines, we empower students to explore, test limits, take risks, and put their ideas into action. 

As a result, we bring new perspectives to our fields and are capable of leading real change within our communities as engaged researchers, educators, practitioners, and citizens.

Featured Award Recipient

  • Thomasina is a Geography Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: critical, hopeful, liberatory (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Three Minute Thesis Prize, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters)

  • Sameen is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Athletic performance, menstrual cycle, substrate utilization (NSERC-CGSM, British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • McKenzie is a Counselling Psychology master student in the Faculty of Education. Three keywords of their research: therapy, stigma, SGM (SSHRC CGS-M)

  • Tianne is an English Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Métis, Indigenous futurisms, Imagining otherwise. (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship, Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alexander is an English Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: ‘settler-colonialism,’ ‘contemporary autobiography,’ and ‘Indigenous identity.’ (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Jihanne is a Clinical Psychology Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Mindfulness, multicultural families, emotion regulation ( SSHRC CGS-M, NSERC USRA)

  • Philip is a Computer Engineering Master student. Three research keywords: FPGA Hardware Acceleration, High Performance Computing, Quantum Chemistry (NSERC-CGSM, British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Reece is an Counselling Psychology master student in the Faculty of Education. Three keywords of their research: Transgender youth, mental health care, responsive services ( SSHRC CGS-M)

  • Olivia is a History Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: British Columbia, Racism, 20th century (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Lydia is a School of Interactive Arts & Technology doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are Indigenous Design | Indigenous Language Reclamation | Interactive Learning (Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • James is a Mathematics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Number Theory, Elliptic Curves, Fermat Equations (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Chloé is an Earth Sciences PhD student. Three research keywords: Glaciers, hydrology, climate (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Teresa is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering master student. Three research keywords: Injury Prevention, Biomechatronics, Ergonomics (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Jade is a Psychology Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords:Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Biological Correlates of Social Behaviour, and Social Attention (CIHR CGS-M)

  • Sharon is Master of Public Policy student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Planetary health, climate policy, health policy (SSHRC CGS-M, Special Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Josie is a master student of health sciences. Three keywords of research: Innate cell epigenetic response, chronic exercise exposure, translational research (CIHR CGSM)

  • Edmund is a Resource and Environmental Management master student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Carbon, Peatlands, Soil Science (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Ephrem is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Menstrual Cycle, Running Biomechanics, Running Economy (CIHR-CGSM)

  • Helena is a Resource and Environmental Management master student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Climate Change, Blue Economy, Quantitative Modelling (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Tara is Geography master student in the Environment. Three keywords of research: Evictions, rental property relations, real estate. (SSHRC-CGSM, B.C. Graduate Scholarship)

  • Marcus is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Data Analysis (CIHR-CGSM, BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Nick is a Biological Sciences master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Behavioural ecology, social dominance, ornithology (NSERC-CGSM, British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Shefali is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Epilepsy, Voltage-gated potassium channels, Biophysical properties (CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships)

  • Sarra is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Physical Activity, Older adults. Health Promotion (CIHR-CGSM award)

  • Kieran is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: hiv, exosomes, accessory proteins (CIHR-CGSM)

  • Haider is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Mesenchymal stromal/stem cells, neurodegenerative diseases, regenerative medicine (CIHR-CGSM)

  • Adam is a Statistics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Chess, Winner-effects, Bayesian (NSERC CGSM, BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Nick is a Mathematics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Generative Modelling, AI reliability, Medical Imaging (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Sandra is a Biological Sciences master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Marine Ecotoxicology, Ringed Seals, Mercury (NSERC-CGS-M)

  • Ashley is a Chemistry master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Electrochemistry, Fuel cells, ionic polymers. (NSERC CGS-M)

  • Howard is a Physics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Quantum Communication, Satellites, Silicon T-Centers (NSERC CGS-M)

  • Megan is a Chemistry doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Eleutherobin, anti-cancer, total synthesis (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Jiawei is a Statistics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: machine learning, statistical modelling, computational statistics (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Basil is a Engineering Science master student. Three research keywords: wearable sensors, stretchable electronics, electronic skin (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Jake is a Sustainable Energy Engineering master student. Three research keywords: Photovoltaics, Sustainability and Hydrogen (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Tara is a MFA in Contemporary Arts student in the School of Contemporary Arts. Three keywords: Dance, comedy, feminism. (Colin McPhee Grad School in Fine Arts award, SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Pierre is a Geography master student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Climate Change Mitigation, Reforestation, Artificial Intelligence (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Abby is Master of Resource Management student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Marine conservation, community ecology, environmental change. (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Nikki is an Archaeology master student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Multidisciplinary, Heritage Analysis, Mortuary Studies (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Alli is Master of Resource Management student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Extreme Heat, Residential Buildings, Equity (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Mieke is Master of Resource Management student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Nature-based solutions, Equity, Urban forestry (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Jade is a Geography master student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Political ecology, extinction, justice (CIHR-CGSM)

  • Alexandra is a master student of health sciences. Three keywords of research: one health, diseases affecting agriculture, disaster preparedness (CIHR CGSM, British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ty is an Anthropology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Diaspora; Indigenous-Asian relationalities; settlerhood (Indigenous Grad Entrance Scholarship (IGES))

  • Jayme is a History master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are early modern England; visual culture; manuscripts (William & Ruth Baldwin Graduate Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Denise is a Communication master student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are AI-generated images, image-based abuse, gender-based violence (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Jacob is an Interactive Arts & Technology master student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are Virtual reality, exposure therapy, trauma disorders (NSERC-CGSM)

  • Kaya is a Global Humanities Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Ecological grief; relationality; imagination (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Collyn is a Economics MA student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: macroeconomic policy; development economics; economic growth. (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship Award)

  • Madison is a Master of Public Policy student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: youth sexual exploitation, foster care, child welfare (British Columbia Graduate Scholarship)

  • Regina is Sociology & Anthropology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Place-Making; Migrant Labour; Latin America (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Alison is a Communication master student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are animal-human relationships, Indigenous, colonization (SSHRC-CGSM, Indigenous Scholars Award)

  • Rachel is a Contemporary Arts master student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are Performance, Memory, Embodiment. (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Courtney is Criminology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Social network analysis, policing, organized-crime (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Jan is a History Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Early Modern England; Wills and Manuscripts/Parish Records; Death and Commemoration. ( two Graduate Fellowships, a History Department Research Travel Grant (TARA), a SHHRC-CGMS award, and a bursary from the Institute of Historical Research (University of London))

  • Leo is a Criminology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Young Offenders; Offender Risk Assessment; Birth Cohort Effects (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Elyse is a Social Psychology Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Environmental justice, Social change, pro-environmental psychology (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Garin is an English master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Internet, Culture, Preservation (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Mary is a Sociology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Chronic Illness Identity, Qualitative, Community-Based Research (graduate dean's entrance scholarship (GDES), SSHRC CGS-M)

  • Victoria is a Social Psychology Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Relational psychology, Attachment theory, and Interpersonal dynamics. (SSHRC CGSM Award)

  • Catriona is a History Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Sport-fishing; resource management; colonial policy (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Benjamin is a Linguistics Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Speech variation, language ideologies, dialectology (SSHRC CGS-M, departmental Graduate Fellowships)

  • Samantha is Clinical Psychology, Forensics master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: assessment (forensic personality, threat, fitness to stand trial, mentally disordered offenders), psychopathology, forensic intervention (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Yelani is English master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Intersectionality, popular fiction, romances (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Rachel is a Political Science Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Political Behaviour, Conflict, Comparative Politics (SSHRC-CGSM)

  • Cathy is Archaeology doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords: Victim identification, DNA, and forensic science (Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship, Dean’s 10th Anniversary Graduate Award, British Columbia Graduate Scholarship (BCGS), SSHRC Vanier, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship)

  • Chloe is Clinical Psychology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Gender diversity, eating disorders, intervention (CIHR Vanier, Judith Mappin Award for Research in Women's Health, the Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Award, the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master’s Scholarship, and the Kruger Products Bicultural Entrance Award)

  • Shaghayegh is an Educational Theory and Practice doctoral student in the Faculty of Education. Three keywords of her research: Language reclamation, lives of teachers, community-engaged research. (SSHRC Vanier)

  • Dana Graham Lai is a English doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral award (2023) and SSHRC-funded M.A. (CGSM) in Interdisciplinary Humanities at Trinity Western University (2022).

  • Jess is a Biological Sciences doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Placenta, sex, development (NSERC CGSM)

  • Larissa is a IBL EMBA student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Sustainability, Community (& Culture), Strategy (CN Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership)

  • Mohammad is a MSc in Finance student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Financial Analysis, Fund Management, Risk Mitigation (Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business)

  • Sara is a Physics master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: hermodynamics, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Molecular Machines

  • Rachel is Department of Geography doctoral in the Environment. Three keywords of research: carbon cycle, carbon dioxide removal, earth system modelling (NSERC Vanier)

  • Candice is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Innovative, Indigenous Resilience. (BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award)

  • Man Kit Yau is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business

  • Judy is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship, SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and Elizabeth Henry Scholarship

  • Matheus is a Economics doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Political Economy, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Terry Heaps Outstanding Assistant Award, Lang Wong Memorial Scholarship, Peter Kennedy Memorial graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is an Sociology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research: neoliberalism; affect theory; living with crisis (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Kelley is a Criminology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Evolution of ideologically-motivated criminal behavior

  • Morgaine is an Anthropology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Multispecies studies, Experimental documentary, Affect theory (SSHRC CGSM, Departmental Graduate Fellowship, FASS Travel Award, GSS Professional Development Grant)

  • Madison is a Clinical-Forensic Psychology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Threats, assessment, and violence.

  • Lilianna is a Physics doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: dark-matter, particle-physics, phenomenology (Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Eric is a Special Arrangements doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: neuroplasticity, white matter, MRI (NSERC CGSM)

  • Shabnam is a Applied and Computational Mathematics Master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Infectious Disease Modelling, Statistical Modelling, Pandemic Preparedness (CIHR CGS-M)

  • Heather is Resource and Environmental Management master student in the Environment. Three keywords of research: Food systems planning, Short food supply chains, Values-based supply chains (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Terri is a Department of Geography doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment. Three keywords of research: Regulating homeless encampments (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships).

  • Kalaya is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Holistic, Empowering, Frustrating (CN Graduate Award)

  • Bryce is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Manufacturing. Education. Enablement. (BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award)

  • Hoornaz is a Communication doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are Transnational Feminism, Middle East, Transgressive Bodies

  • Tyler is a Criminology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Crime radiation; crime at bars; place management. (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Kristina is a Psychology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Friendships, Prosociality, Happiness (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Anjana is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Intensive, Experiential & Network (John Ellis Grad Entrance Scholarship Business award, Don & Pat Hudson Scholarship)

  • Timothé is a Public Policy master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He studies MPP program which trains future policy analysts and policy makers to develop consequential policies in a whole range of domains.

  • Hannah is a Interactive Arts & Technology major doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are critical data literacies; communication co-design; data visualization (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships)

  • Natalie is a Community Planner and a SFU Master of Urban Studies student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords: Sustainable Neighbourhood Design, Natural Hazards, Emergency Management (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Mariana is a Sociology and Anthropology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Shocks, social ties, and exclusion

  • Laura is a Clinical Psychology Master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are emotion regulation; reflective functioning; parent-adolescent relationships 

  • Dexter is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering master student. Three research keywords: Spinal cord injury, Biomechatronics, Human-Computer Interaction (NSERC CGSM, BC Graduate Scholarship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nathaniel is a Developmental Psychology Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Mindfulness, Mindful Parenting, Well-being across the lifespan. (CIHR CGSD)

  • Alia is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Personalized medicine, inherited arrhythmia, genotype-phenotype correlation

  • Lan is Geography master student in the Environment. Three keywords of research: Urban growth modelling, AI-based MCE models, GIS (ESRI Higher Education scholarship, NSERC Master)

  • Holly is Archaeology master student in the Environment. Three keywords of research: Archaeology, Interdisciplinarity, Cognitive Science of Religion

  • Farhat is a MSc in Finance student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Risk Management (Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Caitlin is a Criminology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Terrorism, extremism, violence

  • Gabriel is a Interactive Arts & Technology major doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology. Three keywords of research are Popular culture, Brazil, Decolonial Studies. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships)

  • Lena is a Political Science master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Community-engaged; critical; intersectional (SSHRC CGSM)

  • Aidan is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: training load, wearable technology, sport science (NSERC CGSM)

  • Helen is a Counselling Psychology master student in the Faculty of Education. Three keywords of her research: immigrants, disordered eating, culture (CIHR CGSM)

  • Brandi is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the CIHR Canada Graduate ScholarshipThree keywords of research: Community-directed, youth wellness, respectful

  • Nadja is a Psychology - Cognitive & Neural Sciences doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are perception, network dynamics, transcranial magnetic stimulation (NSERC CGS & Doctoral Awards)

  • Tanaya is a International Studies master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Race relations, domestic work, Kenya. (Simons Foundation Canada Graduate Fellowship in International Studies)

  • Jourdan is a Clinical Forensic Psychology doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are school violence, school safety, school threat assessment

  • Edward is a Contemporary Arts-dance major doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Indigenous-Contemporary, Knowledge, Art (Norwegian College of Dance Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Fellowship, DPS Graduate Fellowship, Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarships)

  • Mohammad Javad is a Biology doctoral student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Environmental Toxicology, Aquatic Ecology, Pollution

  • Aayush is a master student of health sciences and a recipient of the SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master’s Program and Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERi) Graduate Fellowship. Three keywords of research: Public Health, Socio-spatial mapping, Community engagement

  • Simona is a Chemistry master student in the Faculty of Science. Three research keywords: Cancer, Nuclear, Interdisciplinary (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP), Canada Graduate Scholarship — Master's program (CGSM))

  • Matheus is a master student and research aims to develop intelligent algorithms for sizing hybrid microgrids consisting of renewable energy resources (e.g., photovoltaic and wind power generation) and storage systems.

  • Wendy Fleming is Resource & Environmental Management master student in the Environment. Three keywords of research: Physiology, Energetics, Habitat (NSERC CGSM grant, SFU Graduate Fellowship)

  • Dongwook is a School of Communication doctoral student in the School of Interactive Art & Technology and his research looks at media and cultural studies with a focus on the everyday life practices of people. (COGECO Grad School in Communication award, Graduate Travel and Research Award)

  • Alie is a Urban Studies master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Housing, low-income, community. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Camryn is a Experimental Psychology and Law master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Face matching, Identification, Surveillance (SSHRC CGSM, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Noah is a Criminology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of research are Groups, crime, theory (SSHRC CGSM, BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Jenise is a Educational Theory & Practice doctoral student in the Faculty of Education. Three keywords of her research: Engagement, instructional design, teaching practice.

  • Luca is Archaeology master student in the Environment. Three keywords to describe his research: Ancient DNA, human osteology, bioarchaeology

  • Sean is a EMBA student in the Beedie School of Business , a recipient of the SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship.

  • August Skrudland is a Criminology master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a recipient of the SSHRC CGSM Award.

  • Fiza is a Experimental Psychology and Law master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Three keywords of her research are false memory; interviewing techniques; children's memory.

  • Brynna is Geography doctoral student in the Environment. Three keywords to describe her research: Relations. Rights. Responsibilities.

  • Anto is a MBA - FT student in the Beedie School of Business, a recipient of the John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship and the SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship.

  • Tara is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the SSHRC scholarship. Three keywords of research: Indigenous research ethics/ethical processes; Indigenous health research; social theory

  • Ethan Schmidt is a Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies (History/Humanities) doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a recipient of the Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship and the Katevatis Graduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies.

  • Makhfirat is a Individualized Interdisciplinary Studies doctoral student in the Faculty of Education and a recipient of the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) Scholarship. Three keywords of research: Success Strategies, Academic Achievement, Motivation

  • Caitlin is a doctoral student in SFU’s Clinical Psychology researching mental health interventions for adults with persisting post-concussion symptoms. (SSHRC cgs-d; Kruger Products Bicultural entrance fellowship, BC graduate scholarship, and Dean's graduate fellowship)

  • Tyler Cole is Human Geography master student in the Environment and a recipient of the 2023 CIHR CGS-M award.

  • Sarah is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship and the Mowafaghian awards. Three keywords of research: Equity-focused, community-orientated, values-based

  • Nikita Mitra is a Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies master student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and a recipient of the Grace Woodsworth MacInnis Graduate Award. (Grace Woodsworth MacInnis Grad Award)

  • Brett is a doctoral student in the School of Interactive Art & Technology and his research looks at how documentarians can use artificial intelligence within their work to help others build critical literacy around artificial intelligence. (Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Troy Boucher is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program. He is in the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Lab (ADDL) conducting research in autism and intellectual disability across the lifespan.(Vanier scholarship, Robert Russell Family First Nations Graduate Scholarship, Dean’s Graduate Fellowship, BC Graduate Scholarship, and SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Chelsea is now in the final stages of completing my MRM-Planning degree, with my research focused on evaluating Canadian climate policy.

  • Em is a doctoral student in biology and is focused on the role of marine animal in recycling nutrients. [NSERC CGS-D (2023), NSERC CGS-M (2020), and BC Graduate Scholarship (2020)]

  • Ghazal is an MFA student Interdisciplinary Arts working with virtual and augmented reality to reflect on some personal and existential subject matters. (Graduate fellowship award and the Research and Travel award)

  • Sanam is a doctoral Sstudent in the department of Biology studying disease transmission in bed bugs.

  • Miguel is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He is studying a respiratory condition called bronchiectasis that doesn't have any available treatment and causes difficulty breathing, cough, and increased pulmonary secretions.

  • Stella is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography studying elements that contribute to the conduciveness of an environment for running and how privilege influences patterns in participation. (Vanier CGS)

  • Steven is pursuing a doctoral degree in Chemistry studying a family of dye molecules for applications in energy storage.

  • Sabrina is a doctoral student in Educational Theory & Practice: Curriculum & Pedagogy Stream. Her research focuses on decolonization through the lens of vocational education. (SSHRC Doctoral)

  • Normand is a doctoral student in Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology researching female cardiovascular systems in different types of exercise scenarios. (Vanier CGS, Dean's Graduate Fellowship and BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Celeste is a Biological Sciences doctoral student in the Faculty of Science examining ecosystem change through historical salmon scale pattterns and isotope analyses of harbour seal and salmon bones. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Emmanuel is a doctoral student and a recipient of NSERC CGS-D scholarship. He is researching how parasites find their hosts and what makes one host more appealing than another.

  • Rhiannon is a doctoral student of health sciences and a recipient of the CIHR CGS Doctoral award.

  • Mathew aims to draw parallels between Indigenous methodologies, queer theory, and 'hard' science to examine the scientific and sociopolitical impacts of HIV/AIDS particularly related to Indigenous Peoples. Biagioni Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship

  • Bonnie is a doctoral student and a recipient of the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-CGS D. Bonnie is researching how pollution in the lower Fraser River is affecting the health of juvenile Chinook salmon.

  • Mateas is a master's student in the Resource and Environmental Management program, and a recipient of the CGS Master's scholarship. Mateas's research aims to identify and eliminate the toxic chemicals in the Salish Sea that harm the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale population.

  • Sean studies engineering science while competing on SFU's track and field team. He is a recipient of the CGS Master's scholarship. Currently, Sean is developing a wearable circuit that can create powerful pulses of light for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

  • Katie is a counselling psychology master's student and a recipient of the CGS Master's scholarship. Katie's thesis focuses on understanding how parents engage in discussions about grief with their children, while incorporating their sociocultural backgrounds into these conversations.

  • Medha is a clinical psychology student and a recipient of the CGS Master's Scholarship. Medha's current research focuses on examining factors contributing to the development of persistent post-concussion symptoms.

  • Shawna is a doctoral student of gerontology and a recipient of the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship. Shawna currently studies the impact of social isolation on the health of older adults, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Liana is a chemistry PhD student in the Linington lab at SFU, and a recipient of the CGS Doctoral Scholarship. Liana's current project is on connecting metabolites to their cognate biosynthetic gene clusters using a high-throughput approach.

  • Ihsan is a criminology master's student and a recipient of the CGS Master's Scholarship. With her research focused on correction, she hopes to contribute to improving Canada's criminal justice system.

  • Samantha is a doctoral student in the School of Criminology and a recipient of the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship. Samantha's research is focused on wildlife criminology.

  • Lisa is an anthropology master's student and a recipient of the SSHRC CGS-Masters Scholarship. From her research, Lisa hopes to gain a greater understanding of the complexity and diversity of Muslim women's experiences within a Canadian context.

  • Amy is a PhD student in the School of Communication and a recipient of the SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship. Amy's current research focuses on how museums and exhibitions about climate change help people to understand what the future will look like.

  • Maria is a master's student in the School of Communication and a recipient of the SSHRC-CGS Master's Scholarship. Additionally, Maria is a teaching assistant and graduate caucus secretary in the School of Communication as well as an associate editor for Stream, SFU's interdisciplinary communications journal.

  • Josephine is a School for the Contemporary Arts doctoral student as well as an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship recipient. Josephine uses various artistic mediums to propose new ways of how more equitable and symbiotic futures can be created.

  • Alexander is a master's student in the Department of Mathematics. His research is focused on graph theory and combinatorics.

  • Shreemouna is a PhD student studying Gerontology with the goal of learning more about interdisciplinary approaches, qualitative method, and knowledge translation.

  • Jason is a master's student in the Department of Earth Sciences focusing his research on landslides.

  • Tyson is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences and a registered outreach social worker doing research on stolen xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, sḵwx̱wú7mesh & səlilwətaɬ lands.

  • Samuel is a master's student in the Clinical Psychology program, and his research focuses on psychopathy, violence, and risk assessment.

  • Daniel is a doctoral student in Psychology (Cognitive & Neural Sciences), studying neuro-cognitive processes through noninvasive recordings of brain electricity to see how people pay attention to their visual environment.

  • Heather is a plant pathology-focused doctoral student with an interest in food production and plant biosystems. Heather's current research is aimed towards crop protection and preventative plant disease management.

  • Robyn is studying Statistics for her Doctorate Degree, focusing her research on the decision-making mind of curlers as they throw their shot in Curling.

  • Eva is a Doctoral student in Law and Forensic Psychology. Previously, she was working as a Research Associate in England. Eva's research is focused on the reliability of witnesses in court and the causes of false eyewitness identification.

  • Matthew is pursuing a PhD in Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, researching ecological models, disease analytics, computational efficiency, and Functional Data Analysis techniques.

  • Ashley is a master's student in the School of Criminology studying offender risk assessment, with research focused on overrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples in the justice system.

  • Tope is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology master's student in the Faculty of Science working to understand the barriers that prevent children from getting the COVID_19 vaccine in specific groups of people. (Dr. Tom Richardson Memorial Graduate Entrance Award)

  • Anna is a master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research seeks to describe present HIV-1 subtype diversity in Ghana, identify circulating drug resistance mutations in the country and lastly predict HIV-1 coreceptor usage using an algorithm that analyses sequences in the envelope region of HIV. (Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship)

  • Reza is a Sustainable Energy Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences focusing on hybrid electric and low-carbon gaseous fuel engines.{Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship}

  • Emily is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences who is researching how police violence is portrayed in the media and the impact of that portrayal on people more likely to experience police violence. (Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship)

  • Chukwudi is an educational technology & learning design master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research seeks to provide a framework for the development of eLearning systems to provide equal access to education, particularly for persons in displacement and rural areas. (Knud George Pedersen International Graduate Endowment)

  • Martha is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences looking at the experiences and mental health problems of non-binary youth (ages 15-29) in organized team sports in Canada and the US. (Graduate Fellowship; CERi Graduate Fellowship)

  • Carol is a Languages, Cultures, and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in internationalization of higher education, particularly in ways curriculum, pedagogy, and policies could better embrace the uniqueness of multilingual/international students studying in Canada. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Greg is a Management of Technology MBA student in the Beedie School of Business training for handling technology companies. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Sajid is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who uses data to explore and answer economic questions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Shehroze is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining the surveillance of religious and economic exchange between British India and Ottoman Iraq during the First World War. (Baldwin Graduate Scholarship in History)

  • Yaser is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on Indigenous literatures. (Dean's Graduate Fellowship, Temple Maynard Graduate Bursary)

  • Elizabeth is an Anthropology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working to provide culturally safe access to healthcare and decolonizing it globally. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nwaufa is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology creating compelling character designs, exploring new fields of design and bringing ideas to life. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Ruchika is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology focusing on experiential learning with projects to solve real-world problems for clients across the digital media industry like Gaming, Healthcare, Extended Reality, Entertainment. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Matia is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences figuring out what barriers students with disabilities face and how policy can reduce those barriers. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Jiaqi is a Computing Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences interested in Computer Vision, 3D Scene Understanding, Machine Learning, and Robotics. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Ifeoma is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning how to stay relevant, pivot or adapt when there is a need to, but also thrive, both at work and at home. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship, Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business)

  • Christy is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on policies to help food insecure communities and strengthen local food systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Armaghan is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology tackling different types of challenges in different aspects moving from the project forward and achieving the best possible result. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Chunhong is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on writing feedback, especially how students of second language feel, view, and use feedback on their writing from various sources. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Gabrielle is a Public Policy Master' student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences learning how to research, develop, analyze, and implement public policies. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Arushi is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program and faculty members impart invaluable information, offer great experiential knowledge from internationally varied experience, and the case-based discussions provide an elevated method of learning. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Martha is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences learning about a wide range of public health topics and expanding her ability to evaluate public health issues using a social justice lens. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nico is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the novel ecological interactions that have emerged in Patagonia, southern Chile following the recent establishment of non-native Chinook salmon. (Weston Family Scholarship)

  • Richard is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying the practice of policy analysis while developing knowledge base in relevant areas such as economics and political science. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Saboora is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching on designing automated wearable systems to detect drug impairment in workers in a continuous and non-invasive way. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Priscilla is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences encompassing every aspect of our society and our day-to-day lives. (Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kelly is a Mathematics Education Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in how a student views or understands a differential equation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Misty is an Arts Educational Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching the aesthetics of everyday life and its impact on pedagogy, leadership, and mentorship. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Olga is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research proposes a systematic search for phenotypes associated with healthy aging which has the potential to identify biological processes and pathways that are relevant for successful aging. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Quiana is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences developing an effective vaccine to prevent congenital disease and HCMV infection in general. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Philippa is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching how people talk about women-led films on social media sites. (Asper Graduate Fellowship in CMNS)

  • Tina is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring diversity in contemporary publishing and making note of trends that have occurred within the last few years. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Saeed is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences making data compression for intelligent systems more efficient. (Graduate Fellowship, Lang Wong Scholarship in Engineering Science)

  • Mohammad is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying 2D materials to eventually use them as the building blocks of next-generation electronic devices. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Mina is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biochemical and structural properties of AID/APOBECs proteins in human and other species as well as involving mechanisms. (Flight 752 Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Marie is a Mathematics Education Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education exploring mathematics education through multiple perspectives while providing a supportive community for each student. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Canan is a Mathematics Ediucation Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education examining TouchTimes and exploring how multiplicative thinking emerges as learners interact with it.

  • Dominic is a Mechatronics System Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on biomedical engineering by measuring sleep quality with non-invasive devices. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Nhi is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching attachment insecurities and emotion regulation. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Anjali is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences exploring the design space of emerging technologies such as AR/Mixed Reality applications, Explainable AI, and design user-centered solutions that have the potential to enhance the usability, usefulness, and meaning of the technologies for end-users. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Maggie is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research interests broadly cover philosophy of medicine, health beliefs and patients’ experiences as well as medicines in colonial contexts with a focus on Chinese medicine. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kasra is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences enabling data mining on massive networked data by leveraging graph theoretic insights to develop more efficient algorithms as well as parallelizing the workloads to take advantage of today's multi-core computers. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alex is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology looking at the space in-between technology and art. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Adrian is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science trying to understand the fundamental properties of nature and is seeking to be able to explain why our world is the way it is. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Phuc is a Master's student in the Faculty of Education studying theoretical insights, principles and practical implications in literacy instruction and development in multicultural and multilingual contexts. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Emma is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to identify the cellular pathways that control amyloid body formation in response to stress. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Cassandra is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on how early childhood experiences influences risk taking behaviours and outcomes related to borderline personality disorder and nonsuicidal self-injury throughout the lifespan. (CIHR CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Ata is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching economic topics, such as, Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Liam is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose work in the field of political ecology asks where people draw that often arbitrary line between "nature" and "culture." (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Will is a Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment interested in the roll that fossil fuels play in entwining energy, environment, and community. (Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Claire is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science exploring how environmental impacts can create patterns of change in underwater communities over space and time. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Maira is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business honing her leadership, negotiation and analytical skills and learning how to manage people efficiently and empathetically. (HSBC Graduate Award in Business, Scotiabank Graduate Award Business)

  • Mzwakithi is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology turning nascent ideas into tangible prototypes/digital artifacts. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Iiro is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching how genes may regulate the information of human behaviours and whether one can make more informed predictions of the 'how' and 'why' questions. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Faezeh is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the effects of changes that occur in our genome by a family known as "AID/APOBECs" on immunotherapy escape in tumor cells. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Tanner is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences investigating the impact of air pollution exposure during pregnancy on the development of respiratory symptoms in early childhood. (Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Xueyao is a Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying accounting, corporate finance, fixed income, and derivatives. (SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Timothy is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on right-wing Canadian/Albertan politics. (SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship, BC Graduate Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Naomi is a Geography student in the Faculty of Environment exploring the relationships between colonial power, the Catholic Church's ownership of land, and current private redevelopment. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Anwen is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment planning change adaptation measures for flooding. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kirstie is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining Indigenous women's contributions to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples hearings held across Canada between 1992 - 1994. (Graduate Fellowship, Bridwell Grad Scholarship, Saywell Graduate Scholarship in History)

  • Sarah is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research seeks to inform how Indigenous led management of kelp aquaculture on Vancouver Island can meet the goals and objectives of the Nation we are partnered with. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kaitlin is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment working to explore uncertainties on the path to decarbonisation, including costs of energy alternatives, technology readiness, and political feasibility. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Farhaan is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Master's student in the Faculty of Science looking at the potential role of fainting in children who experience a sudden cardiac arrest for which there is no explanation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shauna-Kaye is a Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research looks at situating Arts Administration as an artistic practice. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alex is a Counseling Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research interests center on mental health challenges and psychotherapeutic treatment of gender diverse and sexual minority individuals. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Emily is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying the work of political processes. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Mary is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose main focus is on UX design. (Gerri Sinclair Award Digital Media)

  • Ella is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying policy analysis, economics, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kristen is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying public policy problems and analysis. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Jacob is a Political Science Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying policy issues, voter behaviour, international relations, and philosophical issues. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • David is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in the power narratives to shape knowledge and its perception. (MATE Scholarship)

  • Maziyar is an Earth Sciences Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focus is on the 3D reconstruction of Georgia Basin and the potential for Carbon Capture Sequestration in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Bert Henry Graduate Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Petro-Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Weina is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences developing clinical user-centric explainable AI techniques for medical imaging tasks. (Sulzer Pumps Graduate Scholarship)

  • Simranjot is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology learning to develop essential communication, collaboration and leadership skills. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Soraya is a Criminology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose work focuses on advocacy, learning about why people confess and/or plead guilty to crimes that they did not commit - despite being factually innocent. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Erika is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on evaluating different models of drug decriminalization for the Province of British Columbia. (Graduate Fellowship, Maloney Petter Fellowship in Public Policy)

  • Erik is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research focuses on how food security and housing environments relate to mental health using a two-eyed seeing approach. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Steff is a Criminology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research aims at creating inclusive practices conducted for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and Two-Spirit death investigations in North America. (GPS Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Zhi is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science figuring out a way to convert the entanglement in 1 million qumodes into 1 million qubits to revolutionize quantum computing. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Oreofeoluwa is a Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences learning about how the world hates women, how the patriarchal society is rigged in favour of men, and how one's sexuality is translated into a tool for oppression. (G.W. MacInnis Grad Award)

  • Mari is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research aims to understand barriers to accessing mental health services among teens in BC. (CERi Graduate Fellowship, Dr. Nancy Hall Graduate Award in Public Health)

  • Shiyu is a Communication Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology. (Orient Star Media Graduate Scholarship in Global Communication)

  • Estella is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in tackling many of the greatest problems of our times -- climate change, oppression, inequality, and mental health issues. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alison is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research interest lies in how resilient responses to multimorbidity translate into protection from other adversities, such as fall injuries. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Gisele is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research focuses on understanding the ways human immunodeficiency virus type (HIV-1) uses to challenge protection by human immune responses, invade the body and enhance disease development. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Maitland is a Psychology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Socials Sciences whose research focus is to understand when and why people will support acts that are committed by their own group and are intended to cause harm to another group. (Laurine Harrison Graduate Thesis Award)

  • Julian is a School of Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching the nature of reality or life in a Matrix. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lauren is a Linguistics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences analyzing the Elders' speech and legacy materials to understand the structure of the language. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholar, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Talia is an International Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences examining how refugee children are able to access education. (Simons Foundation GF in IS)

  • Wyatt is a Political Science Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences interested in exploring how western countries conduct state-building and how a misunderstanding of reality vs. political theory has led to recent failures. (Graduate Fellowship, Ted and Shirley Cohn Graduate Scholarship in Political Science).

  • Hafsa is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on how to make healthy food accessible to everyone. (Graduate Fellowship, BC Graduate Scholarship, External Graduate Award - General)

  • Kristy is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research focuses on the ethical responsibilities of Settler educators in decolonizing post-secondary education. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Zhiyun is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying database and data mining. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Lauren is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment studying how ancestors of the Xwisten band in interior British Columbia may have changed how they hunted deer during a time of subsistence stress around 1300 years ago by using ancient DNA. (Graduate Fellowship, Dr. Jack Nance Memorial Scholarship and the Canadian Pacific/Teck Resources Award)

  • Jingyan is a Computing Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences studying big data techniques, big data programming, and data engineering. (Computing Science Graduate Fellowship)

  • Yanjie is a Philosophy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences aiming to figure out what happens in people's minds when making moral judgements and/or performing moral actions. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Garfield is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education seeking to understand the origin, nature and critical value of his family's Caribbean English Creole (CEC) language identity. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Lal is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose project focuses on finding out environmental and ecological changes in the Salish Sea that affect the productivity of wild Pacific Salmon. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Manon is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to figure out why certain species can be found in one place but not in another, even if it is nearby. (Graduate Fellowship, Glen Geen Graduate Scholarship)

  • Georgia is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences studying about disparities in birth outcomes. (Janes Corbett Graduate Health Science Award)

  • Marie-Anne is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research involves using neuroimaging technologies to study how brain activity is disrupted in youth with depression. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship, Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jessi is an Earth Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research aim is to try to understand how an alpine area in central Yukon was affected by ice sheets and glaciers over time. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Farina is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on electric vehicles and how they potentially impact cities and mobility. (Joy de Cosson Graduate Research Fellowship in Sustainable Transportation)

  • Diego is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences trying to create more efficient ways to deliver healthcare among cancer patients. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alexis is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research interests center around the use of technology for informal learning, particularly in remote and rural contexts, with a focus on gendered perspectives. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in how children connect to the places where they live and how schools can aid in that connection. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mingmin is a Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose current research concerns Political Economy of Communication, and Cultural and Media Studies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ghazal is an Engineering Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on analyzing the underlying patterns in Alzheimer's disease using artificial intelligence. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Bryant is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is pushing him out of his comfort zone with its relevant and impactful subjects. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Jeenat is an Economics Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences further exploring the branches of economics. (GPS Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thushani is an Engineering Science Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose goal is to develop a micro-scale biosensor capable of detecting any abnormal increase of biomolecules, which can be used in early cancer diagnosis applications. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Wesley is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching hydrogen fuel cell diagnostics. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Aivija is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science working on producing, purifying and binding radioactive antimony to organic molecules for the use of radiotherapy in cancer treatment. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Kristen is a Management of Technology Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose focus is on how she can apply what she is learning about tech leadership to the data science industry. (Rix Family Bio MOTMBA Graduate Scholarship, Lin Perceval Graduate Scholarship)

  • Leandro is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is about how friendly our cities will be in the future in terms of urban mobility, considering the consequences of our present choices like when private trips or ride-hailing substitutes public transit. (Lambda Alpha International Vancouver Grad Award)

  • Emily is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research involves investigating how adverse life events, such as growing up poor or being bullied, can impact overarching structure of our DNA, and how that can lead to changes in our reactions to future stress and potentially impact mental health later on. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Elena is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment planning to improve current methods for the estimation of age-at-death in unidentified skeletal remains and make sure they are more inclusive and more robust overall. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship, Jack Nance Memorial Graduate Scholarship)

  • Taylor is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that examines traditional language use and revitalization as an element of colonial resistance among Scottish (Scots Gaelic) and Cree peoples, and also exploring the history and impact of language loss due to colonialism. (David and Mary Macaree Graduate Fellowship)

  • Crystal is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences conducting a research predominantly on the cross-race effect and its impact on lineup procedures. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Véronique is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose current research examines the labour geographies of 'microwork', the hidden and underpaid 'human intelligence' work behind artificial intelligence algorithms. (SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Ramis is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying how microbial communities form and how they can be directed and controlled, which can lead to generating value from waste at a scale and at low cost. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Maggie is a Statistics and Actuarial Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science carrying out innovative researches and projects regarding pricing and funding methods for insurance industry. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Pardis is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research was to develop a mathematical/numerical model to predict the behaviour of a novel capillary-driven microfluidic flow battery named PowerPAD. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Gladys is a Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research focus is on how women in Canada use internet technology and what is the extent of its impact on their social lives. (CBIE Study in Canada)

  • Mohammad is a School of Computing Science doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences helping to improve robots' intelligence to be able to use them at home or shopping centers, etc. to make people's life easier. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rohith is a full-time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Zoe is a History Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences interested in the female and gender history of the People's Republic of China. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Douglas Cole Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Liang is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research program helped him develop new world views and better understand who he is. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Viviane is a School of Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research investigates consumer response to low-carbon transport innovations and car-based mobility, aiming to clarify the transformative potential of such innovations. (BCAA Environmental Studies Award)

  • Kaisong is a School of Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences dedicated to building faster database systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Reuben is a Curriculum & Instruction Master's student in the Faculty of Education interested in the ways that natural spaces like gardens and parks have been narrativized, have been composed, and have been written as natural spaces. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Keenan is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on cellular and metabolic changes that help hinder viral replication. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shrey is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Master's student in the Faculty of Education striving to design the most rewarding systems and processes for learners by not only leveraging technology but also investigating 'how,' 'why,' and 'to what extent' technology needs to be leveraged. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Steffanie is a Sociology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences focusing on national agendas and extractivism in the international area of contemporary art. (BC Graduate Scholarship, Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Chelsea is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology working on diverse projects to practice skills, such as, product management, game design and UX design. (Centre for Digital Media Scholarship)

  • Iveoma is a Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences working on a research project that 1) aims to critically examine the motivations underlying the move to privatize humanitarian aid; and 2) analyze the Canadian government's role in promoting privatized humanitarian aid as a solution for reproductive, maternal and infant global health challenges around the world. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Salome is a School of Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose project explores the intersection between her cultural heritage and butoh aesthetics, deconstructing the Mexican female archetypes in performance. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Cahit is a History Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on a specific province of Byzantium referred to as Paphlagonia spanning the North-Central portion of Asia Minor. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship)

  • Nazmus is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology studying fictions and speculations in his design research to foresee different future of possibilities. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Stacia is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning the soft and hard skills needed to be a resourceful and open-minded leader while also meaningful connections with very intelligent and interesting people. (A. John Ellis Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Alex is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on expanding the modeling of geospatial systems, where interactions between various environments and individuals can be mapped by their locations on Earth and expanding it into three spatial dimensions and through time. (CanPacific/Teck Resources Award, Wayne Goeson Memorial Award)

  • Eric is an Engineering Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working with miniature probes that use light, in a way similar to ultrasound, to look at the layers of tissue in the body to identify and treat early cancer. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Gregory is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science who's studying how the anticancer drugs behave in relevant biological environments using spectroscopic techniques involving magnets, such as MRI. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship - Doctoral)

  • Leslie is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research seeks to shed light on the sexual harassment of women lawyers by male lawyers. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Samara is an Ecological Restoration Master's student in the Faculty of Environment studying the ways in which we can increase and improve critical habitat for at-risk raptors in the Lower Mainland by taking advantage of anthropogenic features (namely, the Vancouver Landfill). (John Halliday McCrae Graduate Scholarship)

  • Katherine is a Clinical Psychology Graduate Certificate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on issues germane to forensic psychology. (SSHRC Vanier Canada Grad Scholarship)

  • Franklin is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is focused on the design or improvement of systems that will help promote the production of hydrogen as a renewable energy source. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Timothy is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning fundamental business skills such as accounting, economics, marketing, and data analytics, but also learn and practice becoming strong leaders through courses such as leadership & teamwork, negotiations, and managing a globalized workforce. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship; Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Kelly is a Public Health Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences who's working on developing evidence-based interventions and programs that address the upstream causes of poor health outcomes among communities and populations, rather than just at an individual-level. (Janes Corbett Grad HS Practice)

  • Xinglu is a School of Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences who aims to improve the explanation of why algorithms make certain decisions and help the users establish trust with them. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • Joanne is a Graduate Liberal Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying how women working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are reshaping the domestic environment. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau Awrd GLS)

  • Marcel is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation G)

  • Rafael is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research relates to improving Artificial Intelligence algorithms for music composition and improvisation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Bhavesh is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is designed to train him in real world situations. (Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Anita is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biological control potential of a disease-causing fungus towards soil-dwelling Elaterid beetle larvae for use in agricultural systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • Beth is a Public Health Master's student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose interests range from global health to social determinants of health to epidemiology. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Marissa is a social psychology master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose interests include cancel culture and collective validation; social media group interactions; toxic masculinity and gender-based violence and oppression; and methodology and psychometrics. (Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's)

  • Stefanie is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences trying to understand what immigrant women's access to healthcare looks like and how it may look different for younger women, as well as for people with precarious immigration status during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award, Graduate Fellowship, President's PhD Scholarship)

  • Himani is a Chemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Sciences developing inhibitors for carbohydrate processing enzymes in our body using synthetic organic chemistry. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Hannah is a Geography Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment researching the under-ice hydrodynamics and biogeochemistry of arctic lakes in the Mackenzie River Delta of the Northwest Territories. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Geography)

  • Pedram is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose mission is to employ a vigorous theoretic backbone for everyday world problems through leveraging programming skills.

  • Samira is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses is on isolating specific cellular components that trigger a pathway that leads to cell division and cancer. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Juliana is a Languages, Cultures and Literacies Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in the lived experiences of post-secondary international students in Canada, and how their voices can inform more socially just ways to internationalize higher education. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emily is a Contemporary Art Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on arts integration as a foundation for social justice and decolonization in early education, with a focus on music and musical storytelling as a pedagogical tool for teaching and learning. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kristin is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment researching on what species were present in the waterbodies in and around K'ómoks Estuary on Vancouver Island in order to contribute better information to peoples and organizations that are trying to conserve what is left of the populations. (BC Graduate Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Ranjani is a Gender, Sexuality and Women Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a variety of issues that affect minorities in society in order to contribute to a better world for young girls and women. (G.W. MacInnis Grad Award)

  • Claire is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring the ways that cover crop adoption occurs in agricultural regions in BC. (Andrew Petter GS Public Policy)

  • Meridith is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences whose research explores the design of sociable, healthy, and equitable cities. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Parmissa is a Nuclear Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching on the development of new pharmaceuticals (radiopharmaceuticals) for cancer that incorporates a radioactive metal atom. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Hadia is an Educational Technology and Learning Design Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on how technology can be used in educational settings for improving the instructional/training/learning goals. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sophia is a Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research aims to find out basic chemical behaviour of PFOS and help improve its risk assessment. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Tatiana is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business preparing for leadership roles in the business world and beyond. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

  • Erin is a Publishing Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching on zines and the zine community of the west coast of Canada as a publishing counterculture.(BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Carlos is a Full-Time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying business from different angles by analyzing real life examples. (Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Maude is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Health Sciences studying the interaction between genetic and environmental factors in the development of mental health problems in the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jenny is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science trying to understand human diseases in both molecular and therapeutic levels through fruit flies. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Doaa is a School of Contemporary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring race and female agency in contemporary horror films, and dance as a movement to reclaim cultural identity and dismantle white supremacy within marginalized groups. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Avinash is a Physics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science experimenting on colloidal particles. (Billy Jones Grad Award in Physics)

  • Yuka is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science reconstructing past fishing activities as well as environmental changes by tracing ancient fish DNA. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rebekah is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research will explore the interactions between breathing patterns and the reflexive tuning of heart rate and blood pressure. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kevin is a Counselling Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Education whose research seeks to explore how a therapist's own growth as a result of the counselling relationship can be used to support the client's growth and therapeutic outcomes. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Katerina is a School of Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research explores how the immersive powers of modern technology can be leveraged to help people become more connected with themselves, each other and the world around them. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Hamed is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focus is on exoskeleton robots - wearable robots that can help paralyzed people walk again and improve the lives of people with limited or no hand mobility. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Homa is a Fine Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology learning new practices of making art. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Maksym is an Applied and Computational Mathematics Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research is in studying and developing accurate, robust and efficient artificial intelligence, specifically deep neural networks, for image reconstruction. (BC Graduate Scholarship & NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Tin is an Interdisciplinary Arts Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on how to better hold space for individual and collective reflection on identity, positionality, and place. (McPhee Grad Scholarship)

  • Pinyao is an Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology leveraging Virtual Reality technology to foster human connection and positive emotions. (Mitacs Globalink Fellowship)

  • Felix is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that examines the relationship between cultural production and gentrification. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Katja is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry student in the Faculty of Science studying fruit flies to learn more about how their cells communicate with each other as they grow and become adults in order to have a better understanding of human development and diseases that arise when the cells do not coordinate with each other properly. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Franklin is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research seeks to study the body mechanisms that control iNOS production and function. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Dane is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching the regulation mechanism of stress-induced protein aggregation that helps animal cells survive harmful conditions. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Anthony is an Earth Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research involves using the geologic record to reconstruct earthquake and tsunami events in the past to help inform British Columbians of the seismic hazards, as well as to improve community preparedness. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Adriana is a Psychology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who uses an evolutionary approach to understand mental processes through evolution. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Raffaele is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science examining how the heart changes based on short and long term physical activity in populations that are healthy and those who are impacted with various chronic diseases. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Melissa is an Archaeology Master's student in the Faculty of Environment conducting an ethnoarchaeological study of beer production in Tigrai, Northern Ethiopia. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Rodolfo is a Full-Time Master of Business Administration student in the Beedie School of Business whose studies focus on developing soft skills and seek to strengthen hard skills. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

  • Chirong is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research interest focuses on data pricing. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Wen is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is guiding her to a language-teaching career in the near future. (Aphra Behn Grad Scholarship ENGL)

  • Mark is a Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research hopes to combine a thorough critique of how labour is used in North American prisons with an exploration of better solutions focused on rehabilitation first and foremost. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Emma is a Resource and Environmental Management Master's student in the Faculty of Environment whose research focuses on national policy pathways to reach net zero emissions in Canada by 2050. (BC Graduate Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Sonja is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research is focused on students from refugee backgrounds. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Nancy is an Urban Studies Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on investigating the barriers to implementing policies and programs to improve air quality and reduce environmental inequity related to truck traffic-related air pollution exposure along one of Metro Vancouver's busiest truck routes. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Jaime is a Pest Management Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on exploring the foraging preferences and chemical communication methods of ants. (Thelma Finlayson Graduate Fell)

  • Alexandra is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research examines how different generations view security and defense issues. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship)

  • Alaa is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research aims to exploit single-molecule biophysics techniques to characterize how collagen type IV balances structural stability with responsiveness to physiologically relevant environmental changes. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship Doctoral & Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Breanna is a Molecular Biology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on a dominant snow algal species, Sanguina. (NSERC CGS-M)

  • Kim-Ly is a School of Resource and Environmental Management Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment whose research seeks to inform community-driven actions and policy supporting Indigenous food sovereignty in the context of a changing climate. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Lakshmi is a School of Interactive Arts & Technology Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology researching on how visual analytics methods may serve to help people recognize patterns from large sets of collected data and reflect on their wellbeing and health-related behaviors. (Fraser Health Graduate Scholarship)

  • Milad is a Mechatronics System of Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching energy modelling and retrofit modelling of buildings to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission reduction to fight against climate change and lead our society toward sustainability. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ilvy is a Forensic Psychology & Law Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying how to talk better about the findings following assessments for violence risk. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Xuan is a Computing Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research goal is to motivate people to contribute their data to help Machine Learning models make wise decisions while not losing too much of their privacy. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Elaheh is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working on improving the interfacial properties, like adhesion, between different layers of solar cells to enhance the total efficiency of solar cells. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Matthew is a Digital Media Master's student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research ranges from video games to virtual reality simulations. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Annabelle Kilham is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on optimizing nanoparticle catalysts for their use in fuel cell. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Isla is a PhD candidate in MSE working in the field of Power Systems and Smart Grids (Kaiser Foundation Scholarship).

  • Priyanka is an MBB master’s student researching the evolution of a family of DNA/RNA mutating enzymes. (Special Graduate Entrance and Graduate Fellowship Award)

  • Allison is BPK PhD student investigating how to help women perform sport and exercise through the menstrual cycle. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Morgan is a Geography master's student working to identify locations along the Fraser River that act as potential barriers to spawning salmon at different flow levels based on surface velocity. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Simons Foundation Award Environment)

  • Allen is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching on the impact of contemplative practices in post-secondary administration and how they affect infrastructure. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Stevan is a History Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose researching about the phenomenon of paramilitarism in various regions and at various time periods to prevent their perpetration. (McWhinney Fdn Hellenic Studies)

  • Trevor is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences who develops energy models to evaluate system level renewable energy transitions and support effective policy development. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Elise is a Public Policy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences researching on public policy solutions to reduce textile waste in BC. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Payten is a Criminology Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research focuses on arson and wrongful convictions. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Matthias is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education interested in documenting adult learners' experiences with digital access, literacy, and problem-solving in interactions with resources and services online. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship; President's PhD Scholarship)

  • Boah is a Gerontology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose main research interest is community-based integrated care for older adults with complex needs. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Ziwei is an English Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research involves studying English culture and literature as well as looking at how psychoanalysis helps understand human behaviors and broader social phenomenon. (Messenger Grad Fellowship in English & CTEF Graduate Fellowship)

  • Catherine is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences working on a project that explores the tension that exists in literary scholarship between 'serious' literature and 'popular' literature. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship & Aphra Behn Grad Scholarship ENGL)

  • Shaianne is a Molecular Biology & Biochemistry master's student in the Faculty of Science studying how a special cell type, Mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSCs) are affected by certain environmental stressors including aging, diet and chronic stress, and how these compromised cells function in disease. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Anthony is a Communications Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology studying computation, computing, computers, and the worlds that surround them (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Rob is an Archaeology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Environment interested in finding evidence of a coastal migration route related to the peopling of the Americas on the Pacific coast of North America that may have existed prior to 12,000 BP. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Abu is a Sociology and Anthropology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Hazara refugees in time and across space to see how memories and forgetting of the past are implicated in their migration trajectory and settlement desires and practices, social mobility, and political work. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship; Community Trust Endowment Fellowship)

  • Belen is a School of Communication Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research collaborates with women who have migrated from rural parts of Ecuador to Quito, the country's capital city, and which local community media gather and share alternative experiences of wellbeing in the context of internal migration, and to collectively consider their relation to structural factors shaping women's health. (Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship)

  • Caroline is a Political Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research looks at the intersection of liberal democracy and cultural autonomy in the Canadian context. (Dave and Ann Trick Award)

  • Kevin is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is based on determining whether the gut microbiota influenced the severity of transplant rejection, and which bacterial species or components were most important. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • Ilana is an Educational Theory and Practice Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education whose research focuses on innovative education characteristics and on how to support teachers in becoming innovative teachers who dare to get out of their comfort zone and explore pedagogy. (BC Graduate Scholarship & Dean's Graduate Fellowship)

  • Reza is a Sustainable Energy Engineering Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research focuses on improving the sustainability of transportation systems, such as systems and vehicles, to help the environment decrease CO2 production and other emissions in the world. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hailey-Thomas is a Gerontology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences exploring aging, including topics such as, health and the built environment. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Matthew is a Biology Master's student in the Faculty of Science researching on how microgravity (space) affects the nervous system at the cellular level. (BC Graduate Scholarship; Dean's Graduate Fellowship; NSERC)

  • Callum is a Mechatronic Systems Engineering Master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences researching and developing a novel pulsating pipe that involves the spread of heat. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Eddie is a Philosophy Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose research is focused on the interaction between truth and the world. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Shahriyar is a Mechatronics Doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences working on a novel concept in the development of next generation condensers for energy systems. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Chuqiao is an Earth Sciences Doctoral Student in the Faculty of Science researching about the geological history of Vancouver Island to other subduction zones around the world, in order to understand how subduction zones pose unique risks and economic opportunities to the people living near them. (NSERC CGS Doctoral Scholarship )

  • Catherine is a Communication Master's Student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research focuses on the ways that finance has become a key part of everyday life. (SSHRC-CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Saba is an English Master's student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences whose current project argues that Joyce's references to Ireland are not perceived through a temporal experience at the time of writing Ulysses.

  • Stan is an Interactive Arts and Technology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology whose research revolves around the understanding that the data used in real-world decisions is messy, incomplete, and requires an exploration of alternative interpretations. (Andrew Wade Mem Scholarship; Van Pykstra Graduate Scholarship; Presidents PhD Scholarship; SFU Big Data Graduate Scholarship)

  • Magali is a Languages, Cultures, and Literacies doctoral student in the Faculty of Education researching the ways in which school-aged children and teenagers negotiate their identities and engage in creative practices with digital technologies when several languages are involved at home and in school. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship; President's PhD Scholarship; International Reading Association Scholarship)

  • Aspen Anderson, an Earth Sciences Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science, studying an important to everyone resource - water. (The Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship)

  • Yifan is a doctoral student in the department of History interested in social history of the People's Republic of China. (CTEF Graduate Fellowship; SFU President's PhD Scholarship; SFU Multi-Year Funding)

  • Kate is an Education Doctoral Student in the Faculty of Education whose research begins with the assumption that a cancer diagnosis enlivens the question of what it means to live well with the Earth and its multi-dimensional beings. (EDUC EdD Grad Fellowship)

  • Nicholas is a Physics Master's student trying to achieve all-optical control of qubits in Silicon. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jessica is a PhD student in the Clinical Psychology researching the dyadic effects of emotion regulation on relationship and sexual satisfaction, and the implications these effects have for individuals and couples seeking treatment. (SSHRC CGS-D award)

  • Paige is a Computing Science doctoral student who is researching how robots can be used to preserve and teach minority languages.(NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Sadia is a Gerontology master's student researching the relevance of depression and dementia among people in long term cares. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Kenzie is a Criminology master's student studying intimate partner violence. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Salman is a Mechatronic System Engineering PhD student researching ofunctional adsorbents for adsorption cooling systems. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship & Graduate Fellowship Award)

  • Courtney is a Earth Sciences doctoral student. Her research aims to promote, support, and advance geoscience communication in British Columbia. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Dian is a Ph.D. student in Economics. His research focuses on auction theory and mechanism design. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Haggai is a mathematics doctoral student focusing on enumerative combinatorics and algebraic geometry. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Masood is an Economics Master’s student investigating how economic models can be used to simplify the amount and complexities of information and data. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jacqueline is a master's student in History investigating actor/producer/director Leslie Howard and his contributions to the war effort in WW2. (Baldwin Graduate Scholarship)

  • Samantha is a Gerontology PhD studentresearching social care when facing grief and technological mediation as new ideas of mourning and funerary practices.

  • Christine is a Geography master’s student working to quantify the potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) (NSERC/SFU USRA)

  • Shirleen is an Economics PhD student researching countries with democracies and how their characteristics affect economic development. (Richard G. Lipsey award)

  • Maureen is a Resource and Environmental Management master’s student researching equity and justice within large-scale land-use planning for wildlife recovery. (HeliCat Canada Wildlife and Environmental Research Fund, Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship, and SFU Graduate Fellowship)

  • Tiana is a Curriculum & Instruction (in French) master’s student, researching how to teach French, and learning about the diversity and equity intersections involved.

  • Ehsan is a Business Administration PhD student specializing in Management Information Systems researching social phenomena through simulations. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jason is a Social Psychology PhD student researching human social cognition and emotions and helping to develop community prosociality programs. (Community Engaged Research Initiative Graduate Research Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship at SDFU, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's, & Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service)

  • Zoe is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD Student researching how new technologies can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector over time and how policy can ensure that these technologies are compatible with climate change goals. (Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a Graduate Fellowship)

  • Mathew is a Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies PhD building bridges between feminist STS and the work of Indigenous theorists on multispecies governance (Dean's Graduate Fellowship, the BC Graduate Scholarship, the Margaret & Claude Mitchell Graduate Award, the National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship, and Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC))

  • Michaela is a School of Criminology PhD student examining the importance of belonging, justice, and injustice by analyzing decolonization, belonging, resurgence and self-governance. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Award, SSHRC CGSM, SSHRC Vanier)

  • Fahmid is an Engineering Science master’s student researching fabrication of 2D material devices for efficient Solar Photovoltaic technologies. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mackenzie is an English PhD student researching poetry, Indigenous literature, and urban spaces. (Edward M.W. Gibson Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

  • Anne is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD student researching the effectiveness of avalanche risk communication. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thomas is a PhD graduate in Economics whose thesis focused on instrumental variable estimators. (Peter Kennedy Memorial Graduate Fellowship)

  • Sarah is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD student researching the benefit of climate policies for Indigenous Nations’ own near-term efforts towards reconciliation. (Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service)

  • Tylar is an Interactive arts & Technology PhD student researching visual anthropology, media archaeology, and how humans interface with technology to create new realities. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, SSHRC Vanier)

  • Joshua is a Physics master’s student researching quantum computers. He is involved with studying quantum spins used as qubits in quantum computers. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Qiang is a Mathematics Education PhD student researching the multiple lenses of mathematics education. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Phillip is a Statistics PhD student researching the information given by data sets and algorithms. (NSERC Doctoral Awards)

  • Rimika is a computing science PhD student researching the learning process behind web-resources to better support the learner. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mohamed is a PhD Economics student researching monetary policies. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rawia is a PhD student exploring how individual and group fantasies are embedded in cultural objects that reproduce the Palestinian-Israeli context. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Kumar is a PhD student researching medical image analysis methods for dermatological applications, particularly, skin cancer detection. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Joy is a master’s student researching underexplored history of racism and segregation policies in public swimming spaces in Vancouver. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Jakub is a master’s student developing instrumentation for detecting illusive particles to expand our insights about the universe. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Rashmi is a master’s student involved in Clinical Psychology research done in private practices and hospitals. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Josh is a master’s student using quantile regression to understand the relationship between exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy and child autism outcomes. (BC Graduate Scholarship and NSERC CGS Master's Scholarship)

  • Julia is a Clinical Psychology masters student expanding her previous work in adult risk-taking behaviours to focus on adolescents and the impact of close relationships in the future. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Jonathan researches how Indigenous communities engage with resource extraction projects, their impact and legal decision process. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Tasnim is researching the use and diffusion of English language in non-native contexts, to explore the theoretical models of World Englishes. (Special Entrance Graduate Scholarship)

  • Annika is researching group processes and collective environmental action. (Special Entrance Graduate Scholarship)

  • Kathleen is researching how trans youth in BC connect to support and resources online, including how they handle privacy issues and misinformation. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Phil is researching ways to improve decision making for water management in BC. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Matthew is researching biological molecular machines; both why they’ve evolved the way they have, and how we might go about designing better ones in the future. (NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship and BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Dingyi's research interests include to path planning, machine learning, and robotic perception. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Florian is studying the dynamical properties of systems of many interacting quantum particles theoretically. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship and Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Koushik is exploring the physical properties of the collagen protein in the human body. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Thomas is working to advance analytical tools capable of assessing the effectiveness of policies to achieve a transition of our energy systems towards a path of rapid deep decarbonization. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Matt's research is furthering our understanding of the Boltzmann equation from an analytic perspective. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hannah is researching numerical methods for partial differential equations on surfaces. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Marianna is investigating how stress caused by marginalization impacts the development of the skeleton in childhood and the eventual shape of the adult skeleton. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Nikola's research is focused on children's memory for events, and researching best practices for interviewing children. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Sydney is studying the politicization of human trafficking laws. (BC Graduate Scholarship; SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Kamaria is building modelling tools to help policy makers effectively and efficiently address climate and other system impacts and trade-offs. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Carina is studying social network "thinking" from a perspective that engages both technical and social sciences. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Naz is researching the Greek-Orthodox Carnival celebrations in the Ottoman Empire, Greece, Balkans and Modern Turkey. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sami is researching is utilizing sonar data and video footage in machine learning tools to count salmon. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Aniqa is working on a cure for HIV/AIDS. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Britny is focused on the decomposition of human remains underwater and the use of novel underwater detection techniques to assist recovery and identification of missing people. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Kathleen PhD thesis looks toward picturebooks as rich sites for exploring more-than-human relationality through a queer worlding framework. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Kailyn is researching the trigonometric work of Georg Rheticus (1514-1574), and seeks to explain the peculiar flaws his tables contain. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Obinna is studying magnetism and superconductivity in quantum materials. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Robin is researching how people learn and acquire skills over time. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Danrui is a PhD student who is working on data science. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hamza's work is related to experimental high energy physics. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Javier is working on improving the efficiency and accuracy of computational simulations of skeletal muscle mechanics. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Madelyn research looks at makers to understand what contributes to their making practices and products. (SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship)

  • Alex is studying glacial landforms to reconstruct how water moved beneath the Cordilleran Ice Sheet. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Robline is examining how online interaction create challenges to from non-dominant cultures who are enrolled in post-secondary online education. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship & NEIHR Network Doctoral Scholarship )

  • Nasrin is a PhD student researching how to improve the properties of materials to improve the everyday life of people. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Christine is researching to help cultivate functional conservation strategies for the endangered and at risk species of Curaçao. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Erin is a master's student who is researching fainting. (CIHR CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Emma's research looks at the influence that seeing social media profiles for potential suspects of a crime. (SSHRC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Anthony is focusing on Digital Health Technologies (DHTs) at the centre of delivering health interventions moving into the mid 21st century. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • Sebastian is focused on machine-learning applications for film and visual effects. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Hannah works with coastal First Nations to investigate how access to important seafood is affected by climate change and the recovery of sea otters. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Tsatia is PhD student bringing the urban Indigenous communities in the Metro Vancouver and Russian into dialogue with each other. (Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Emily is a PhD student who is focusing on traumatic brain injury. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award)

  • Brooke is a PhD student researching how to target cancerous cells in an extremely targeted manner. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship and NSERC CGS Masters Scholarship)

  • Cari is a master's student who is interested on innovating and creating opportunities for older adults to live purposeful, connected, and fulfilling lives regardless of their health status. Special (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Zarah is a PhD student interested in understanding how cities can be designed to preserve, protect, and promote health. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Andrew is a PhD student researching how the political and economic aspects of primary care reform shape whether jurisdictions are successful in their efforts to improve the health of communities and limit public health care costs. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Daniel is a Law and Forensic Psychology student who is researching how photographs can make statements seem more true and believable. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Tiara is a graduate student in Social Psychology who is focusing on the intersections of life transitions and pro-social behaviors on well-being outcomes. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, SSHRC Vanier)

  • Babak is a PhD student interested in Digital Soil Mapping, and use soil field and environmental data to generate maps for soil properties. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • Carolyn is a PhD student that is working towards changing the educational system and the education programs to help future generations with their education. (Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Denise is a PhD student who is passionate in exploring holistic healing and transformation that have ensure the survival of Indigenous people throughout millennia. (BC Graduate Scholarship 2020, SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • Shelbie is a PhD student who is focusing on using interview techniques to enhance eyewitness memory. (SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship)

  • Hung Truong is a economics doctorate student who explores the interaction between human behaviour and economic modeling. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Brett is investigating the concept of 'programmed' mass loss in European starlings.

What we do in Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies at SFU provides supports to graduate students, supervisors and academic units. We oversee the lifecycle of graduate students from initial inquiries to application, admission, and convocation. Key functions of Graduate Studies include the following: 

  • admissions and recruitment support for applicants and programs; 
  • oversight and development of scholarships, awards, and Graduate General Regulations; 
  • academic supports for students and supervisors; 
  • maintaining student records; 
  • curricular supports including new program development;  
  • professional development and student experience support; and  
  • interdisciplinary graduate programming. 

Graduate Studies Vision

To be the hub of support for inclusive excellence and equity in graduate education and research.

Graduate Studies Mission

We support and connect the SFU graduate community. Using an equitable approach to enhancing the graduate student journey, we honour each person's unique gifts as they pursue and share new skills and knowledge.

Graduate Studies Values

  • Resourceful: We are a proactive and supportive unit. By using creative solutions, we adapt to the ever-changing graduate landscape.  
  • Community-Minded: We identify and bridge the diversity of our graduate community toward shared goals.   
  • Collaborative: We engage with partners to find common ground and develop balanced outcomes.  
  • Transparent: We are open and honest in the work we do, building trust and accountability to create a positive work environment.  
  • Respectful: Embracing a people-first approach, we work hard to support everyone with dignity and understanding. 

Research Excellence

Research Excellence at SFU

60+

Research institutes & centres

Research Excellence at SFU

#1 in Industrial Application

among Canadian universities and #20 in the world:
2023 World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI)

Research Excellence at SFU

$141 M

in research funding in 2022

Research Excellence at SFU

2,700

average journal articles published by SFU researchers per year, with over 40% appearing in the world's top 10% journals
(Scopus)

University Rankings

Dean of Graduate Studies Awards for Excellence

Every year, outstanding faculty and staff members are recognized for their excellence in three areas: leadership, supervision and service. Nominations must be received by March 15.

Graduate Student Exit Surveys

Over the years, Graduate Studies has conducted an online survey to investigate how alumni felt about their SFU graduate student experience. In all the years the survey has been conducted, the level of satisfaction has maintained above 85%.

Satisfaction

Why SFU?

85% of respondents are satisfied with their overall graduate experience at SFU.

– 2022 Graduate Student Exit Survey

Recommendation

Why SFU?

83% of respondents would recommend SFU to someone considering their program.

– 2022 Graduate Student Exit Survey

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