People whose jobs require standing all day have a greater risk of plantar foot pain. Researchers at SFU’s Surrey campus are working with WorkSafeBC and Kintec, a Surrey-based footwear and custom orthotics company, to develop a new insole that will differentiate worker’s weight-bearing behavior. The research is aimed at better understanding whether standing is a risk factor for foot pain.
SFU professor Rodney Vaughan is leading an SFU research project that has just received nearly $3 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to accelerate research in remote sensing—the gathering of information about an object, from a distance.
Simon Fraser University’s Get Involved website is a one-stop shop for students to find experiential learning opportunities that enable them to develop practical skills and become changemakers in their communities. It’s a platform that the university community uses to promote paid and unpaid opportunities for students to get involved on campus.
Virtual reality (VR)—in many ways—is still very much the new frontier, and while they may not be saddling horses and riding to the next outpost, the tenacious Aussie duo, Jordan and Lee Brighton, took an adventurous track to learning about VR.
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.