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York researchers receive more than $5.5 million in research funding

Thursday, September 19th, 2013.

Researchers at York University have been awarded more than $5.5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The grants, part of ...

Research forum provides new perspective on ways to end youth homelessness

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012.

A systems approach is needed to respond to youth homelessness in York Region and Canada. This was the message at yesterday’s research forum: Re-Imagining Our ...

Librarian awarded fellowship to explore the role of Sunday schools in spreading literacy

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012.

Associate Librarian of Humanities and Religion, Scott McLaren, has been awarded a prestigious Botein Fellowship by the American Antiquarian Society (AAS). McLaren will spend the month ...

Researcher awarded prestigious Banting Fellowship comes to York

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012.

Nielson Bezerra, who received his PhD at Universidade Federal de Fluminense in Brazil in 2010 and now teaches at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de ...

History prof translates major work of Dutch literature

Friday, May 11th, 2012.

York historian Michiel Horn says his latest book project may well be the most important one he has ever worked on – and it's not ...

Would the real Shakespeare please stand up

Monday, April 2nd, 2012.

Who really wrote the plays and poems that were performed and published under the name “William Shake-Speare?” This is the question that won’t go away, ...

Conference examines birth of modern liberalism in Spain

Thursday, March 15th, 2012.

Scholars from Canada, Spain and Mexico will discuss the birth of liberalism amid the tumultuous struggles for independence in Spain during the 1800s, next week at ...

Try a little research for lunch

Friday, March 9th, 2012.

York's Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies will celebrate research with a week-long program of midday events starting Monday and continuing through Thursday. Organized by ...

Professor Sharada Srinivasan’s new book examines sex selection and female infanticide in India

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012.

Where have all the girls gone? That’s what York Professor Sharada Srinivasan examines in her new book, Daughter Deficit: Sex Selection in Tamil Nadu, about ...

Consultation process will help shape a new teaching centre for York

Thursday, February 9th, 2012.

The Centre for Support of Teaching Revisioning Work Group was created in September 2011, with the mandate to develop a proposal that would expand and enhance support ...