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.
Research helps quantum computers move closer
The quantum computer is a futuristic machine that could operate at speeds even more mind-boggling than the world's fastest super-computers.
CSI for invasive species
(Phys.org) —Several Canadian biologists, including two at Simon Fraser University, are breathing a collective sigh of relief after learning that a monstrous fish found in a Burnaby, B.C. pond is not a northern snakehead.
Researchers investigate Italian diaspora
Third-generation Italian-Canadians' connections to their grandparents' culture is the subject of the Simon Fraser University Institute For Diaspora Research and Engagement's (IDRE) first online survey.
Land and sea species differ in climate change response: study
(Phys.org) -- Marine and terrestrial species will likely differ in their responses to climate warming, new research by Simon Fraser University and Australia’s University of Tasmania has found.
Grizzly bear management is too risky
(Phys.org) —Six biologists, including four from Simon Fraser University, cast doubt on the scientific soundness of management of British Columbia, Canada's grizzly bear population in a new paper published online in the ...
Student helps discover priestess tomb
Matthew Go, a 20-year-old Simon Fraser University archaeology undergraduate student in the Faculty of Environment, can now add priestess-tomb discoverer to his list of accomplishments on his résumé.
Study targets biodiversity conservation under-funders
If you take into consideration how much a country is expected to spend on conserving biodiversity, based on its size, wealth and share of biodiversity, a new study uncovers some surprising delinquents.
Tests lead to doubling of fuel cell life
(Phys.org) —Researchers working to improve durability in fuel cell powered buses, including a team from Simon Fraser University, have discovered links between electrode degradation processes and bus membrane durability.
New website engages viewers in herring story
Like a fishing net, a new website, created by a Simon Fraser University archaeologist and a multimedia consultant, captures viewers and draws them into an interactive multimedia window onto Pacific herring's past, present ...
Report highlights importance of reconciling injustices
A new report from Simon Fraser University's Centre for Dialogue highlights the ways in which Canadian society and government should approach reconciliation with communities affected by injustice.