Experience. Innovate. Transform.

SFU is acknowledged as a world leader in research, innovation and sustainability. We are Canada's engaged university and consistently place among the country's top 15 research universities by global and national university rankings systems.

Strategic Research Plan

Research News 

SFU delivers academic and research excellence to harness new ideas and benefit society. Read the research stories making headlines.

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Find a Researcher

Searching for a research opportunity, topic expert, or research collaborator?

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Centres + Institutes

Supporting collaborative research to confront key scientific and global challenges, foster creative interaction and stimulate engagement with students and visiting scholars.

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Innovation + Knowledge Mobilization

SFU is ranked as Canada’s number one university for innovation and is number one in the world for our entrepreneurial spirit.  

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Awards + Funding

Our scholars conduct internationally competitive research and are committed to challenging conventions, celebrating new ideas and embracing unconventional partnerships. 

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SFU's libraries are vibrant research and learning hubs. Find what resources and services our libraries have to offer.

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Discover SFU’s strategic initiatives, research performance and excellence, core facilities and researcher resources on the SFU Research website.