Community & Alumni

The Faculty of Science presents several free events and lectures for the public each year. Events are usually based on a first-come, first-served basis unless specified.   

Register your child or classroom in one of 40 plus FREE workshops held at our Burnaby campus. Classes are complement the new BC Science curriculum.

Enjoy free tours of the Observatory and participate in regularly-scheduled Star Gazing parties.

Cafe Scientifique is a series of informal discussions connecting research to important health-related issues of interest to the community.  Enjoy light refreshments while engaging with cutting-edge, award-winning researchers from SFU's Faculty of Science. These free events are held at Boston Pizza in New Westminster.

Every year, the Faculty of Science partners with this nation-wide event to celebrate science. 

Thank you to the thousands of participants who joined us for the 2017 event. Please help us improve the event by completing this feedback form. 

We'll be back in 2018!

SFU is not responsible for the supervision of children at public events.  Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Nobel Prize Lecture

Free, everyone welcome.

Each year the Faculty of Science celebrates the newly-awarded Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, physics and medicine/physiology. Faculty will explain the impact of these prizes and highlight the connection between fundamental and applied research.

Everyone is invited to take part in ghoulish activities on the Sunday before Halloween!

SFU is not responsible for the supervision of children at public events.  Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The free Starry Nights program brings thousands of star-gazers, including children and youth, to campus to peruse the night skies and learn about astronomy using the state-of-the-art Trottier Observartory and Science Courtyard.

SFU is not responsible for the supervision of children at public events.  Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

SFU Science brings you fun, Seasonal Science activities for youth, and their parents and teachers. Find out why SFU scientists love the science they study on the Meet the SFU Scientist pages that accompany each activity.

Discover how these science alumni put their degrees to work.