Best of SFU 2008: Surrey

Fighting online cybercrime
Email scams, online stalking, cyberbullying. A new research centre at SFU Surrey began developing an arsenal for fighting online crime.

Surrey eyes 530-bed residence
It’s not just a commuter campus any more: the Surrey campus announced it will soon include a 10-storey, 530-bed student residence. A second residence is also planned.

YouTube bolsters course enrolment
Two SFU Surrey-based business professors made a hit by using the popular YouTube video website to attract students to their management courses.

Art imitates naturalist
Developing new computer animation techniques is second nature for associate professor Steve DiPaola. In 2008 Nature magazine featured his work.

Boeing grant targets visual analytics
SFU Surrey researchers received a $1.35-million grant from Boeing to find new ways to cope with the huge volumes of data used in industries such as health care, financial services and transportation.