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Alexandra Samuel

Director, Social + Interactive Media Centre

Alexandra Samuel is an expert on social media and online participation. Her writing and research focus on how social media is transforming work, politics, and personal relationships. As a...

Justin Alm

Research Assistant

Justin Alm is a 4th Year Interaction Design major at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Actively seeking opportunities to learn about how people relate to technology and applying new...

Celeste Martin

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media

Celeste Martin is an Assistant Professor with a background in typography and communication design. She holds a BFA (2004) and MFA (2008) from the University of Iowa. She has worked as a freelance...

Jonathan Aitken

Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media

Jonathan Aitken's background is graphic design. He studied as an undergraduate student at York University, in Toronto, where he was granted a BFA. He subsequently studied industrial design at the...

Glen Lowry

Associate Professor, Faculty of Culture + Community

Lowry received his PhD in English from Simon Fraser University and has published on Canadian Literature, 20th century culture & poetics (photography, film, and television). His recent work...

Sandra Dametto

Project Manager

Sandra is project manager for both the SIM Centre + S3D Centre at Emily Carr. For well over a decade she has got her hands dirty as a video and web producer, director and project manager within...

Jill Silva

Social media intern

Jillian Silva is the voice behind many of the SIM Centre's tweets and blog posts, which she creates in her role as the Centre's social media intern. Jill is a 4th year student in...

Welcome to the SIM Centre

The Social + Interactive Media Centre is a new research centre that supports a wide range of applied social, interactive and design projects. Funded by a 5-year grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the centre offers BC companies a way to tap the design, creative and technical expertise of Emily Carr faculty and students.