In celebration of SFU’s 50th Anniversary, the Faculty of Science
is opening their doors to the community on Nov. 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.,
and showcasing some of the exciting and interactive research that takes
place everyday in the faculty’s eight departments.
|The Trottier Observatory and Courtyard will be among the
self-guided tours covering 30 different exhibits and labs at the Faculty
of Science's "research on the mountain" open house. |
Photo: Simon Fraser University News
Admission is free and complimentary parking is available in “B” lot. Visit at least 25 exhibits and enter a draw to win great prizes.
Research on the Mountain Open House - November 21
Among the self-guided tours covering 30 different exhibits and labs:
- See the new Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard;
- Tour the hyper/hypobaric chamber, which simulates extreme conditions for divers and pilots;
- Experience how space flight affects your blood pressure and how G forces affect your posture;
- Find out how much bacteria lives on your kitchen chopping board;
- Touch sea stars in their tanks;
- Learn how SFU contributes to the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in CERN; and
- Discover how SFU’s genomics research is contributing to the race to cure cancer and meet our talented grad students and scientists.
Source: Simon Fraser University News and Simon Fraser University Channel (YouTube)