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Environmental Studies Professor Jennifer Foster appointed chair of Task Force on Sustainability Research

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014.

York Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché announces the appointment of Jennifer Foster, professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, to chair of the new Task ...

York researchers isolate role of flickering lights in migraines

Monday, January 7th, 2013.

Migraine sufferers are extra sensitive to flickering lights starting at an early point in the visual pathway, York University researchers have found. Professor Frances Wilkinson and ...

Prof awarded new research chair in autism spectrum disorders

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012.

Professor and clinical psychologist Jonathan Weiss of York University’s Faculty of Health is the new Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatment and Care Research, ...

The University recruits a new Canada Research Chair and gains a renewed Canada Research Chair

Friday, October 19th, 2012.

York University welcomes the appointment of Christian Haas as its new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Arctic Sea Ice Geophysics and the renewal of a ...

Luin Goldring appointed York’s director for CERIS

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012.

Sociology Professor Luin Goldring has been appointed as York's director for CERIS – The Ontario Metropolis Centre, effective July 2012. Goldring is well known in the ...

York appoints a new dean for the Faculty of Environmental Studies

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012.

Washington State University (WSU) Professor Noël Sturgeon will be the next dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University. Sturgeon will take ...

Allan Hutchinson named dean of grad studies and AVP

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012.

Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Allan Hutchinson has been appointed the new associate vice-president graduate and dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective March ...

York appoints two new associate vice-presidents of research

Thursday, October 6th, 2011.

Robert Haché, York vice-president research & innovation, has appointed Professors Lisa Philipps and Walter Tholen, as associate vice-presidents research for five-year terms, effective Nov. 1. “I am ...

New directors appointed to five research centres

Monday, September 19th, 2011.

Five York professors have been appointed directors at York research centres.  The new directors are Professor Colin Coates, director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies (RCCS); ...

Professor Peter Victor appointed to lead Ontario’s Greenbelt Council

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011.

York University Professor Peter A. Victor has been appointed chair of Ontario’s Greenbelt Council, which makes recommendations for the protection of more than 1.8 ...