Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University (commonly referred to as SFU) is a Canadian public research university in British Columbia with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, and satellite campuses in Vancouver and Surrey.

8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
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Global strategy to save sawfish

In an era when global solutions to massive problems like climate change seem elusive, a Simon Fraser University professor is relieved to see that a partial solution exists for rescuing sawfishes from extinction.

dateJun 05, 2014 in Ecology
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Researchers launch new FaceFries app

Want fries with your social media? That's a question Simon Fraser University researcher Steve DiPaola, co-creator of a new app, is asking with the launch of FaceFries.

dateMar 19, 2014 in Software
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River ice reveals new twist on Arctic melt

A new study led by Lance Lesack, a Simon Fraser University geographer and Faculty of Environment professor, has discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River's ice breakup. This discovery may ...

dateApr 02, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Ancient clam gardens nurture food security

A three-year study of ancient clam gardens in the Pacific Northwest has led researchers, including three from Simon Fraser University, to make a discovery that could benefit coastal communities' food production. PLOS ONE, ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Ruff courtship a matter of genes

( —A Simon Fraser University biologist who has spent three decades studying the ruff, a migratory shorebird, has found that its distinct approaches to courtship and mating are governed by genes and not influenced ...

dateMay 15, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Study says sharks/rays globally overfished

( —One quarter of the world's cartilaginous fish, namely sharks and rays, face extinction within the next few decades, according to the first study to systematically and globally assess their fate.

dateJan 21, 2014 in Ecology
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