SFU in the News

August 25, 2016

Below is your daily copy of Media Matters. 
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Thursday, Aug 25, 2016.

SFU in the News

SFU biologist Bernard Crespi to receive prize for novel theory on mental illness
The Georgia Straight - August 24, 2016
SFU biological sciences professor Bernard Crespi is the 2016 recipient of the Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy for his novel research that re-envisions human mental illness through the lens of evolutionary biology. This story also appeared in Kelowna Capital NewsB.C. Local News and other media outlets. 

SFU Experts in the News

Last Halq'emeylem speaker a voice of the past
B.C. Local News - August 24, 2016
SFU linguistics adjunct professor Susan Russell comments on B.C.’s endangered First Nations languages.

It's a Climate InAction Plan...
Pique Newsmagazine - August 25, 2016
SFU REM professor Mark Jaccard comments on Christy Clark’s new climate policy. This story also appeared in Richmond News

As teens leave for college, families feel jumble of emotions
Watertown Daily Times - August 24, 2016
SFU sociology professor Barbara Mitchell comments on the emotions parents experience when their teenagers leave for university for the first time.

Lead Poisoning a Significant Cause of Inner-City Crime, Say Researchers
The Epoch Times - August 24, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear comments on the impact of lead poisoning in children.