SFU in the News

August 26, 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 Friday, Aug 26, 2016.

SFU in the News

First phase of Compute Canada’s advanced research platform installed at SFU campus
Cantech Letter - August 25, 2016
SFU receives $8.35M funding to build a big data storage centre at its Burnaby campus.

B.C.'s failed doctor plan
News Kamloops - August 25, 2016
A study led by SFU health sciences professor Ruth Lavergne reveals that incentive payments to physicians to improve care for complex patients did not result in improvements.

Mahatma Gandhi Student Award 
The Indo-Canadian Voice - August 25, 2016
SFU’s Mahatma Gandhi Student Award is open for applications.

Langley student earns scholarship to help with studies
Langley Advance - August 25, 2016
New SFU student Jennifer Yi is a recipient of the Schulich Leader Scholarships, awarded annually to high school graduates enrolling in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate program at participating universities in Canada and Israel.

SFU Experts in the News

Banks' exposure to loans backed by residential real estate more than $1 trillion
Vancouver Sun  - August 25, 2016
SFU Beedie professor Andrey Pavlov comments on Canadian real estate foreclosures.

How toxic is lead-tainted tap water?
Gwinnett Daily Post - August 25, 2016
SFU health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear comments on lead contamination in school drinking fountains.