A roommate-finder for those transitioning out of rehabilitation and returning to the community—called Sober Stay—is among community health solutions that students in SFU’s Health Change Lab conceived over the past semester.
The Health Change Lab is a seven-credit course in which students work together in teams to understand local social and health challenges, and devise projects to potentially resolve them.
The CDRD is a national drug development institution founded in 2007 that translates commercially promising health research conducted at universities into innovative new therapies that improve and save lives. The funding will pave the way for drug breakthroughs at SFU and other partner institutions to reach the public.
Malm received the honours on Nov. 11 at the inaugural U.K. Business Awards in London, England. He is co-founder and CEO of Phrasee, an artificial intelligence marketing technology company based in London.
Simon Fraser University is moving forward with the expansion of its Surrey campus, with a $126-million investment for a new building announced today by the federal and provincial governments.
The governments will provide a combined $90 million in funding while the remainder will come from SFU and private donors. The announcement was made today at the Surrey campus by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, together with B.C.’s Premier Christy Clark and SFU President Andrew Petter.
Each year, RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. – Canada’s Source of R&D Intelligence – publishes Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities. In addition, they publish the eagerly awaited Canada’s Innovation Leaders (CIL) – the premier national print vehicle shining the spotlight on research and development at Canada’s most innovative universities, corporations, hospitals and colleges.
In the 2011 Hollywood film “Moneyball,” an under-resourced baseball team, the 2002 Oakland Athletics, demonstrated the power of sports analytics by forming a team using undervalued players. They finished the season first in the American League West with a record of 103-59, but fell short in the playoffs.
Today, big data is transcending the previous possibilities of analytics in professional sports, and is helping executives formulate championship-caliber teams.
The collaboration between a Simon Fraser University professor and a critical care physician at Royal Columbian Hospital to wean seriously ill and injured patients off mechanical ventilators will benefit from a new research position established by the hospital’s foundation.
Dr. Steve Reynolds has been awarded the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation Professorship in Critical Care at Simon Fraser University. The $250,000, five-year professorship will support his research, aimed at saving lives and health costs.