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This portable ventilator, developed by researchers in a lab at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus, involves 3D printing of the tube. (Photo: sfu.ca)

‘Really cost-efficient’: SFU Surrey lab develops portable ventilator with 3D-printed origami tube

In fight against COVID-19, the technology can be used in long-term care homes and remote areas, prof says

 

An Abbott Laboratories Panbio COVID- 19 Rapid Test device is displayed at a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

4 B.C. universities to require rapid COVID-19 tests for unvaccinated students, staff

UBC, SFU, UVic and TRU will be asking students to declare their vaccination status confidentially

 

SFU Surrey has received $2.21 million in federal funding for its Quantum Algorithms Institute.

SFU Surrey’s quantum computing institute receives $2.2M from feds

Funding is for at least 100 personnel, will help 10 businesses adopt quantum technologies

 

Moment Energy co-founders, from left, Gabriel Soares, Edward Chiang, Sumreen Rattan and Gurmesh Sidhu at SFU’s Surrey campus. (Photo: sfu.ca)

SFU Surrey alumni win $100K for startup that repurposes electric-vehicle batteries

Co-founder says the batteries have an average life of 80% left when ‘retired’ from vehicle

Moment Energy co-founders, from left, Gabriel Soares, Edward Chiang, Sumreen Rattan and Gurmesh Sidhu at SFU’s Surrey campus. (Photo: sfu.ca)
Left to right: Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have all committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)

Surrey, White Rock softball players commit to SFU

Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar to play at NCAA Div. 2 level

Left to right: Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have all committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)
A map from a Simon Fraser University research team shows which neighbourhoods are most at risk of personal risks in a post-pandemic recovery map.

SFU maps show post-pandemic recovery risks throughout the province

Project lead says there are connections to hotspots, but risks aren’t limited to those areas

A map from a Simon Fraser University research team shows which neighbourhoods are most at risk of personal risks in a post-pandemic recovery map.
Atwork “un/settled” by poet Okot Bitek and photographer, SFU lecturer Chantal Gibson can be seen at West Hastings and Richards streets in downtown Vancouver. (SFU)

PHOTOS: Newly unveiled art installation pays tribute to Breonna Taylor at SFU

Found at West Hastings and Richards streets, ‘un/settled’ paints a picture of Black womanhood

Atwork “un/settled” by poet Okot Bitek and photographer, SFU lecturer Chantal Gibson can be seen at West Hastings and Richards streets in downtown Vancouver. (SFU)
The top part of the fossil burrow, seen from the side, with feathery lines from the disturbance of the soil – thought to be caused by the worm pulling prey into the burrow. (Paleoenvironntal Sediment Laboratory/National Taiwan University)

PHOTOS: SFU researchers find evidence of ‘giant’ predatory worms on ocean floor

Fossils found the prove the existence of an ancient Taiwanese worm as long as two metres

The top part of the fossil burrow, seen from the side, with feathery lines from the disturbance of the soil – thought to be caused by the worm pulling prey into the burrow. (Paleoenvironntal Sediment Laboratory/National Taiwan University)
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COLUMN: Shoot for the moon, and bring your phone

If we ever colonize the moon, the folks at SFU want us to have great cell service

  • Dec 31, 2020
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The Walking Curriculum gets students outside and connecting with nature. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Walking Curriculum’ crafted by SFU professor surges in popularity

The outdoor curriculum encourages students to connect with the natural world

The Walking Curriculum gets students outside and connecting with nature. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Joy Johnson, seen here during an installation ceremony on Oct. 22, is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (Submitted photo)

SFU’s Surrey campus tackling COVID-19-related research

‘We can learn now,’ SFU president Joy Johnson said, ‘so should something like this happen again we’ll be prepared. We have to learn from this current pandemic’

Joy Johnson, seen here during an installation ceremony on Oct. 22, is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (Submitted photo)
The Sustainable Energy Engineering Building on University Boulevard in Surrey. (Photo: sfu.ca)

SFU Surrey’s ‘circuit board’ building earns LEED certification for ‘green’ design

Landmark structure designed by the late Bing Thom/Revery Architecture

The Sustainable Energy Engineering Building on University Boulevard in Surrey. (Photo: sfu.ca)
Joy Johnson, seen here during an installation ceremony on Oct. 22, is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (submitted photo)

New SFU president Joy Johnson sworn in during virtual fall convocation this week

Honorary degrees for Mina Shum and Sarah Diamond

Joy Johnson, seen here during an installation ceremony on Oct. 22, is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (submitted photo)
Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

SFU to drop ‘Clan’ varsity team name

The ‘Clan’ name is shortened from ‘Clansmen,’ and was introduced roughly 55 years ago

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Simon Fraser University announced on March 3, 2020 that researchers in its Brinkman Laboratory have collaborated with U.S. researchers to analyze a new drug that can kill a wide range of superbugs. (Simon Fraser University photo)

Human trials underway after B.C. researchers analyze effects of new ‘superbug-killing compound’

Brinkman Lab in Burnaby helped analyze effects of new drug after University of Cincinnati discovery

Simon Fraser University announced on March 3, 2020 that researchers in its Brinkman Laboratory have collaborated with U.S. researchers to analyze a new drug that can kill a wide range of superbugs. (Simon Fraser University photo)
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UPDATE: SFU reviewing security measures after data breach exposes personal information

Students, staff, faculty, retirees and alumni all affected

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Kids exposed to household cleaners as newborns more likely to get asthma: B.C. study

Air fresheners, plug-in deodorizers, antimicrobial hand sanitizers and oven cleaners were the worst culprits

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‘Adaptive music’ for video games researched in Surrey

‘Adaptive music’ for video games researched in Surrey

‘The events and timings are all dependent on the player’s actions,’ prof Philippe Pasquier says

‘Adaptive music’ for video games researched in Surrey