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MARCH 21, 2022 -- PITT MEADOWS, B.C. -- Simon Fraser men's golf at the Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Monday, March 21, 2022. (Photo by Wilson Wong - All Rights Reserved 2022)

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Surrey golfer Bjornson, 18, scores university Freshman of the Year award playing on SFU team

‘It’s been such a great experience to travel with everyone and put up some solid numbers,’ says the well-travelled Pacific Academy grad

 

A woman wears a vaccinated sticker after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond, B.C., April 10, 2021. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccine uptake by young adults in the province with the release of a new COVID-based game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. researchers develop game to address vaccine concerns among young adults

COVID Chronicles looks to meet people where they’re at and build trust

 

Simon Fraser University’s Alex Ogg – a former White Rock Renegade – was named the NCAA Div. 2 Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s player of the year. (Garrett James photo)

Former White Rock Renegade earns university player-of-year honours

Alex Ogg paced Simon Fraser University offence during softball season

 

People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

B.C. researchers developing tool to measure climate distress in real time

Social media data will be key to Simon Fraser University team’s multi-year work

People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
WearTech Labs scientific co-director Edward Park. WearTech Labs is based at SFU Surrey. (Photo: SFU)

SFU receives $11.8M in federal funding for agritech sector, Surrey-based WearTech Labs

PacifiCan, the federal branch providing the funding, planning new headquarters in Surrey

WearTech Labs scientific co-director Edward Park. WearTech Labs is based at SFU Surrey. (Photo: SFU)
Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)

Loneliness, depression on the rise among older adults amid pandemic: B.C. study

Women aged 65 to 74 reported 67 per cent increase in loneliness, according to study

Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)
Dr. Teresa Cheung, a researcher with SFU’s ImageTech Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)

Autism research at Surrey Memorial Hospital gets $1M boost

Funding is for a collaboration between Simon Fraser University, Fraser Health and others

Dr. Teresa Cheung, a researcher with SFU’s ImageTech Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)
Simon Fraser University’s Bailey Bjornson has been named the GNAC men’s golfer of the week. (Wilson Wong/SFU photo

Surrey’s Bjornson named GNAC golfer of the week

SFU freshman Bailey Bjornson leads team to sixth-place finish at California tournament

Simon Fraser University’s Bailey Bjornson has been named the GNAC men’s golfer of the week. (Wilson Wong/SFU photo
Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – won a national title in the 116-pound weight class in Adrian, Mich on the weekend. (SFU photo)

Earl Marriott alum wins national wrestling title for SFU

Karla Godinez-Gonzalez captures first place in 116-pound division at NCWWC championships

Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – won a national title in the 116-pound weight class in Adrian, Mich on the weekend. (SFU photo)
Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – will compete this week at national championships. (SFU photo)

South Surrey wrestler aims for national collegiate championship with SFU

Karla Godinez-Gonzalez is ranked No. 1 in the women’s 116-pound weight class

Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – will compete this week at national championships. (SFU photo)
Kain Huang, an Simon Fraser University media arts student, works on a piece of fai chun, which is a traditional decoration for the Lunar New Year to wish yourself and others good luck for the new year. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

SFU celebrates Lunar New Year at Surrey campus

Meantime, Surrey elementary students find ways to usher in the Year of the Tiger

Kain Huang, an Simon Fraser University media arts student, works on a piece of fai chun, which is a traditional decoration for the Lunar New Year to wish yourself and others good luck for the new year. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Simon Fraser University students staged a protest as the university returned to in-person learning Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (SFU Student Walkout)

SFU students stage walkout over return to in-class learning as Omicron continues to spread

More than 4,400 people have signed a petition calling on university to allow online learning

Simon Fraser University students staged a protest as the university returned to in-person learning Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (SFU Student Walkout)
Anaya Bhandal began to focus more on competitive golf in 2018, after playing rep hockey with Surrey Falcons. (Submitted photo)

Surrey recruit Bhandal swings from hockey to golf to projected leader of SFU team

Current Fraser Heights student a multisport athlete ‘who is calm, cool and confident,’ coach says

Anaya Bhandal began to focus more on competitive golf in 2018, after playing rep hockey with Surrey Falcons. (Submitted photo)
Jack Lee with the 2021 Glenfiddich Championship trophy. (Submitted photo by Derek Maxwell)
Jack Lee with the 2021 Glenfiddich Championship trophy. (Submitted photo by Derek Maxwell)
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

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)
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

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
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

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