Research

UniverCity Resident Surveys

Since 2007, the SFU Community Trust has conducted a biennial survey of current UniverCity residents. To read each year’s survey report summary click on the following links below.

Mustel Survey Thumb UniverCity Resident Survey Report 2007 . Mustel Survey Thumb UniverCity Resident Survey Report 2010
Mustel Survey Thumb UniverCity Resident Survey Report 2012 . Mustel Survey Thumb UniverCity Resident Survey Report 2014
Mustel Survey Thumb UniverCity Resident Survey Report 2016.

UniverCity Planning Student Research Projects

Since 2011, the SFU Community Trust has worked with students from SFU and other institutions on research projects exploring urban planning and other related disciplines. To read each research project click on the following links below.

2011
The Forest Carbon Cycle: Determining the Carbon Sequestration Potential of the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area
By: Grant Fletcher

2012
The Economic Feasibility of Affordable Housing at UniverCity
By: Arminda Alexandra

LivingCITY@UniverCity: Proposed Master plan for UniverCity South Neighbourhood
By: David Yan

2014
Sustainable Communities Rating (SCORE) Tool
By: Kierstin Bird

2015
Green Codes: Alternative Means of approval when building green
By: Julia Fryer

Harvesting Solar Energy on Burnaby Mountain
A prospective report on photovoltaic electricity production at UniverCity
By: Angus Pattison

2016
The Energy Proforma: Usefulness and Application
By: Maggie Cascadden

Car Sharing at UniverCity
By: Edison Ting

 

SFU Community Trust Endowment Fund

The SFU Community Trust Endowment Fund (CTEF) provides up to five years of research funding, to a maximum of $500,000 per year for approved projects. As of 2015, CTEF has funded seven major projects aligned with SFU’s Strategic Research Plan. These projects have fostered interdisciplinary collaborations, trained highly qualified students, leveraged internal investment to gain external funds, and advanced SFU’s research excellence and leadership. To learn more about the SFU CTEF projects, visit: www.sfu.ca/vpresearch/ctef.html

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