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The School of Interactive Arts & Technology is part of a large, vibrant community at Simon Fraser University. Here you can stay up-to-date on our latest news, and learn about events and information sessions.
Study identifies link between certain lifestyle activities and reduced cognitive decline January 01, 2017
New research led by researchers from the Digital Health Circle and SIAT associate professor Sylvain Moreno offers insight on how to prevent cognitive decline, finding activities can help us stay sharp & healthy as we age.
In Memoriam: Tom Calvert
Tom will be remembered as a trusted colleague and as a supportive and visionary leader who was instrumental in the early successes of SIAT.
Convocation Spotlight October 04, 2021
Find out more about some of our outstanding students graduating in Fall 2021 and their experiences in SIAT.
Convocation Spotlight: Isabelle Soares October 04, 2021
Isabelle is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Arts & Technology. Find out about her undergraduate experience and her advice to new students.
Convocation Spotlight: Jordan Eshpeter October 04, 2021
Jordan is graduating with a Master of Arts in Interactive Arts & Technology. His thesis focused on analyzing the descriptions of professional designers for ways they exercise agency and enact ethics in design practice.
Convocation Spotlight: Julian Iliev October 04, 2021
Jordan is graduating with a Master of Arts in Interactive Arts & Technology. His Master's research focused on exploring audio surveillance and its social implications.
SIAT graduate students create immersive experiences for digital art exhibition September 24, 2021
Three immersive experiences created by SIAT researchers will be displayed at V-Unframed, an immersive digital art exhibition hosted by the Alliance Française.
SIAT professor Steve DiPaola elected to Royal Society of Canada
Eleven SFU researchers, including DiPaola, were awarded with Canada’s highest academic honour and elected to the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of their academic and research achievements.
Welcome back SIAT students! September 01, 2021
To make the first weeks back on campus enjoyable and safe for our students, faculty, and staff, we have compiled information and resources to welcome our community and support the transition back to campus.
SIAT Welcome Day Tour September 01, 2021
Join us on Tuesday, September 7th for our Welcome Day Tour around the SFU Surrey campus.
SIAT's Dr. Kate Hennessy and Dr. Carman Neustaedter receive tri-council grants to support their research August 11, 2021
SIAT researchers continue to receive acknowledgement for their important contributions in the form of Tri-Council grant successes.
SIAT's Philippe Pasquier recognized with best paper award August 05, 2021
Associate professor Philippe Pasquier and co-writer Notto J.W. Thelle win best paper award at the 2021 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME).
SIAT Convocation Reception - June 29, 2021 June 30, 2021
On Tuesday, June 29th our new graduates from the School of Interactive Arts & Technology celebrated their achievements with their friends and families at the SIAT Virtual Convocation Reception.
Convocation Spotlight June 21, 2021
Find out more about some of SIAT's outstanding students graduating in Spring 2021 and their experiences in SIAT.
Dr. Alex Kitson awarded Graduate Dean's Medal June 21, 2021
Dr. Alex Kitson is graduating with a PhD in Interactive Arts & Technology. She has been awarded the Graduate Dean's Medal for her outstanding academic record and is now a postdoctoral fellow with SIAT.
Convocation Spotlight: Jules Loughin June 22, 2021
Jules is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Arts & Technology. Find out about her undergraduate experience and her advice to new students.
Convocation Spotlight: Elene Wanner June 22, 2021
Elene is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Interactive Arts & Technology. Find out about her undergraduate experience and her advice to new students.
Convocation Spotlight: Aleeze Asif June 22, 2021
Aleeze is graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Design (joint major in Interactive Arts & Technology and Business). Find out about her undergraduate experience and her advice to new students.
SIAT students overcome challenges to create remarkable films June 16, 2021
Despite several challenges like working remotely and lacking access to equipment, students in IAT 202 New Media Images created impressive films during the Spring 2021 semester.
SIAT students publish children’s book to raise awareness about textile recycling June 10, 2021
Jordan and the Magic Cape teaches children about textile recycling, and was created by 15 students in IAT 330.
Alumni Spotlight: Mayra Donaji Barrera Machuca June 18, 2021
Mayra received a PhD in Interactive Arts & Technology in 2020. She is currently part of the data analytics teams at Virtro.