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NEWS & EVENTS

Donation will help fund research into dancing and Parkinson’s disease

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012.

York neuroscience Professor Joseph DeSouza of the Faculty of Health received a $20,000 donation last week to support his research looking into brain activity in dance ...

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 ...

HSBC Bank Canada donates $1 million to York University

Friday, December 2nd, 2011.

Environmental scholarship in Canada got a big boost yesterday with the announcement of a $1-million donation from HSBC Bank Canada to York University to support undergraduate students ...

Philanthropist Pierre Lassonde donates $25 million to York

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011.

Yesterday was a very good day for future generations of Canadian engineers. During a special event held at York University's Keele campus, President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri announced a ...

York University’s rover team finishes second in Mars challenge

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011.

The York University Rover Team – just call them YURTs – maintained their record of excellence at the international University Rover Challenge (URC) on the ...

Asian Television Network founder supports Fine Arts research and undergraduate students

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011.

Shan Chandrasekar (Hon. LLD ’10) once said that “education is the greatest opportunity.” Now, the founder, president and CEO of Asian Television Network (ATN) has ...

York partners with the Sault College in diabetes prevention program

Thursday, February 17th, 2011.

Sault College has partnered with York University and the Garden River First Nation to deliver a pre-diabetes detection and physical activity intervention delivery program, also ...

Professor Marin Litoiu recognized for cloud computing achievements

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011.

This has been a banner year for Marin Litoiu. The computer scientist has won two major awards and just received a $500,000 grant to expand his ...

York honours Professor Mark Webber, founder of the Canadian Centre for German & European Studies

Saturday, October 9th, 2010.

A reception was held by the Canadian Centre for German & European Studies (CCGES) on Sept. 15 to honour Professor Mark Webber. Webber, who retired from York ...

Canadian Jewish News covers Sherman Health Science Research Centre opening

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010.

It used to be a hockey arena. Now it houses the latest functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology, wrote the Canadian Jewish News Sept. 22: Last ...