For nearly four decades the subatomic physics laboratory, TRIUMF, in Vancouver, has housed a unique facility that uses the short-lived, muon subatomic particle (an elementary particle similar to the electron) as a sensitive magnetic probe in materials, and in studies of chemical reactions.
Ashoka Fellow and Changemaker, Judith Marcuse, has an impressive list of accomplishments and achievements that have led her on the path to earning this title. From academic achievements, including the award of an honorary doctorate from Simon Fraser University in 2000, to her professional accomplishments in founding an organization dedicated to art and social change and becoming a Senior Ashoka Fellow, it’s evident that Dr.
Would you use your appliances more sustainably if you had an inexpensive way to monitor consumption?
Researchers in SFU’s new Computational Sustainability Lab (CSL) are developing practical, accessible, sustainability tools that all consumers can use to incorporate sustainability into their daily lives.
Professors Faranak Farzan, Sylvain Moreno and Diane Gromala from SFU Surrey have combined their expertise across the disciplines of engineering, neuroscience, wearable technology, and health technology innovations to address the issue of addiction recovery.
What started as a way to help a small client group unite sales and marketing teams is now North America’s largest, dedicated salesforce consulting and application development firm—and one of the continent’s fasting-growing technology companies.
The Embedding Project, a global sustainability initiative founded by Stephanie Bertels, an SFU Beedie School of Business professor, has received a $2.45-million, seven-year Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
For some, being a changemaker is a portion of what they do in life, but for Tesicca Truong, Simon Fraser University Environmental Science alumni and co-founder of CityHive, she is living and breathing changemaking in her everyday life.
SFU researchers will be able to more efficiently learn how the human body’s tissue responds to external forces such as car accidents as well as internal processes, like disease or aging, thanks to funding announced today by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).