Congratulations to our 2023 SFU Vanier Scholars

September 13, 2023

We are pleased to announce our 2023 Vanier Scholars. Learn more about each of the students and the incredible research they're working on for their doctoral studies.

  • Troy Boucher is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program. He is in the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Lab (ADDL) conducting research in autism and intellectual disability across the lifespan.(Vanier scholarship, Robert Russell Family First Nations Graduate Scholarship, Dean’s Graduate Fellowship, BC Graduate Scholarship, and SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Brett is a doctoral student in the School of Interactive Art & Technology and his research looks at how documentarians can use artificial intelligence within their work to help others build critical literacy around artificial intelligence. (Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Stella is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography studying elements that contribute to the conduciveness of an environment for running and how privilege influences patterns in participation. (Vanier CGS)

  • Normand is a doctoral student in Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology researching female cardiovascular systems in different types of exercise scenarios. (Vanier CGS, Dean's Graduate Fellowship and BC Graduate Scholarship)