General Information

If you are interested in graduate studies in applied avalanche safety research at SFU, you can either pursue a graduate degree in Resource and Environmental Management or Geography. Both of these programs offer Master’s and PhD degree programs. Please visit the respective websites for program details and admission requirements.

Students interested in joining SARP should send an e-mail inquiry to Dr. Pascal Haegeli with a description of their research interest, a copy of an up-to-date CV and their transcripts. Inquiries are welcome at anytime regardless of status of current openings.

Current Opportunities

We are currently interested in hearing from prospective students interested in the following topics starting graduate school in the fall of 2024:

  • Snowpack modelling (natural science focused)
  • Avalanche terrain modelling (natural and/or social science focused)
  • Forecast user characterization and avalanche risk communication (social science focused)