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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 ...

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, ...

York researcher receives Boehringer Ingelheim Young Investigator Award

Friday, October 26th, 2012.

Arturo Orellana, professor of chemistry in the Faculty of Science & Engineering, is the recipient of a $60,000 Boehringer Ingelheim Young Investigator Award for Organic ...

NSERC awards York research centres $3.3 million

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011.

Programs in vision research and atmospheric chemistry and physics will provide enhanced research and training for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows If you’re working in ...

Professor Robert Haché is York’s new vice-president research & innovation

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011.

Robert Haché, a molecular and cellular biologist and biochemist, will assume the role of vice-president research & innovation at York University for a five-year term, effective July ...

Postdoctoral fellow Stuart Henderson’s book examines the hip scene in 1960s Yorkville

Thursday, May 26th, 2011.

How is "hip" constructed? Is a culture of dissent ultimately a by-product of prevailing sociopolitical forces? Do countercultural events influence mainstream society? Those questions and more are at the ...

Graduate students to engage with lawyers, political economists and theorists at SSHRC-funded workshop

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011.

Some of the top Canadian and international lawyers, political economists, social and development theorists will meet with graduate students this week to analyze and debate the “new ...

Professor Myriam Mongrain’s psychology study on kindness attracts media coverage

Thursday, May 19th, 2011.

There is karma in kindness. It seems that the Biblical adage of doing unto others, as you’d have them do unto you, pays off in ...

Glendon Professor Raymond Mougeon co-investigator on $2.5- million francophone project

Monday, May 2nd, 2011.

Linguistics and language studies Professor Raymond Mougeon, director of Glendon’s Centre for Research on Language Contact (CRLC), is a co-investigator on a seven-year, $2.5-million project ...

Fine arts professors’ plays pack a political punch

Monday, April 25th, 2011.

Faculty of Fine Arts professors are bringing three plays to Canadian stages this week – each packing a political punch. The thought-provoking plays tackle the Rwandan genocide, ...