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  • 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.

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