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NEWS & EVENTS

Call for Nominations: President’s Research Excellence Award

Friday, November 8th, 2013.

The York University President’s Research Excellence Award, valued at $10,000, recognizes established, full-time, active faculty members with distinguished scholarly achievements who have had a notable ...

York leads pan-Canadian strategy roundtable on knowledge mobilization

Friday, November 1st, 2013.

York University recently initiated a roundtable discussion on the development of a Pan-Canadian strategy to advance and support knowledge mobilization led by the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR), ...

New online tool SPARKs students and empowers their writing and research

Thursday, October 17th, 2013.

York students can now ignite their research and writing powers, online, anytime. Launching on Oct. 16, the Student Papers and Academic Research Kit (SPARK) – ...

Glendon’s Centre of Excellence wins a 2013 Toronto Urban Design Award

Thursday, October 17th, 2013.

The Centre of Excellence at York University’s Glendon campus has won a 2013 Toronto Urban Design Award. The centre, which officially opened May 15, 2012, has ...

YCAR’s 2013 Asia Lecture looks at value and waste in capitalist society

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

The York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) 2013 Asia Lecture will feature geography and global studies Professor Vinay Gidwani of the University of Minnesota talking ...

York University artists spend a sleepless night for Nuit Blanche

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

Originally launched in Paris with the goal of bringing contemporary art to the masses, Nuit Blanche has established itself as one of the highlights of ...

Researchers find brain’s default network shrinks in healthy aging and dementia

Friday, October 4th, 2013.

Researchers at York University and Cornell University have found the brain’s default network, a collection of brain regions thought to be involved in cognitive functions ...

York’s KMb Unit offers social media support to researchers

Monday, September 23rd, 2013.

York’s Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit offers York University researchers professional social media support and training to assist them with communicating the impact of their research ...

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 ...

York researcher identifies world’s 20,000th bee species

Thursday, September 12th, 2013.

An article published this month by York University researcher Sheila Dumesh describes 21 new kinds of bees, pushing the world’s total known bee species past ...