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SFU deepens our global commitment to sustainability

We have joined the United Nations’ Race To Zero Campaign—a global initiative committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. SFU has also launched a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) website to share how we continue to advance sustainability through our research, teaching and learning, campus operations, and community engagement.

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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.

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