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SFU scholars, clockwise from top left, Brianne Kent, Hoi-Kwan (Kero) Lau, David Sivak, Lorena Braid among new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

Taking transformative discoveries to the next level

With four SFU researchers among the country’s new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC), SFU's capacity for research-based innovation continues to grow. From quantum information science to translational neuroscience, molecular biology to biophysics, our CRCs are advancing research excellence in a wide range of fields.

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Simon Fraser University is one of Canada's top research-intensive universities, consistently placing among Canada's top 15 research universities in global and national university rankings.

Scholarly Impacts

Updated weekly, SFU's Scholarly Impact of the Week is selected by the Office of the Vice-President, Research and International to celebrate scholarly milestones and research impacts from across the SFU research community.

Cover page of SFU's 2016-2022 Strategic Research Plan document

Strategic Research Plan

SFU's 2016-2022 Strategic Research Plan builds on its strengths and successes, and positions the university to continue to grow its capacity in research and knowledge mobilization.

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Research support

Find research funding. Get support at any stage of your research project. Mobilize the results of your research.

Research support