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Issues & Experts
June 17, 2021
Indigenization and the way forward: SFU experts on National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21 marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a day that raises awareness of Indigenous heritage and culture across the country. Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business assistant professor Dara Kelly and Indigenous programs director Alexia McKinnon can be available to comment on the role of Indigenization and the way forward.
June 09, 2021
Fire & flood season: SFU experts available
June 09, 2021
SFU cybercrime team fights COVID-19 misinformation with artificial intelligence
Simon Fraser University’s International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC) is engaged in a new project to develop artificial intelligence tools to fight COVID-19-related misinformation campaigns on social media.
June 06, 2021
World Oceans Day: Dive into the issues with SFU experts
June 03, 2021
SFU and UBC researchers take aim at preventing adverse drug events
June 18, 2021
SFU-supported fund helps Indigenous businesses make their mark
Jenn Harper had a vivid dream one night – of Indigenous girls smiling together and wearing lip gloss. Their radiant beauty and happiness left a lasting impression, which inspired her to make that dream a reality. Harper is one of several Indigenous entrepreneurs that has received support through the Raven Indigenous Impact Fund (RIIF). Simon Fraser University became the first university to invest in RIIF in 2020, which helps Indigenous entrepreneurs across Turtle Island (what some Indigenous communities call North America) to achieve their dreams.
June 15, 2021
CARDIOBREATH study aims to improve astronaut health
A new project led by researchers at Simon Fraser University will help astronauts overcome the challenges of working in harsh space environments—and potentially aid in their recovery plans. SFU professor Andrew Blaber, director of SFU’s Aerospace Physiology Laboratory, will lead the CARDIOBREATH project team, which includes researchers from the University of North Dakota. The project is funded by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
June 10, 2021
New program fuels Canada’s sustainable energy critical skills training and research
June 10, 2021
Biomass plant powers up SFU Burnaby & UniverCity
June 04, 2021
Finding Indigenous Children: The Brandon Indian Residential School Project
In collaboration with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN), researchers from Simon Fraser University, Brandon University and the University of Windsor are conducting an investigation to identify the children buried in unmarked graves at the Brandon Indian Residential School, in Manitoba.