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York U, partners receive $15 million in federal funds to build health technologies

York University and Southlake Regional Health Centre, together with the University Health Network (UHN), will work to develop new technologies to improve the health of Canadians using a $15 million investment from the Government of Canada. Navdeep Bains, the minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development […]

VPRI finalizes Plan for Intensification and Enhancement of Research

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché has released the finalized York University Plan for the Intensification and Enhancement of Research (PIER), which provides a framework for the engagement of individuals, units and Faculties in growing the intensification of research, scholarship and related creative activity at York University as part of the Institution Integrated Resource Planning process […]

York professor and postdoc present big data research at Parliament Hill

Faculty of Science mathematics Professor Jianhong Wu and Postdoctoral Fellow Yawen Xu were invited to participate in the Research Matters Parliament Hill Pop-Up Research Park, which took place May 18. Wu and Xu presented research from a collaborative project led by several scientists at York University. In addition to Wu and Xu, the project involves […]

Deborah Britzman awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

The accolades for Distinguished Research Faculty of Education Professor Deborah Britzman continue. Britzman was awarded the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) at the association’s annual award meeting on May 30 during the CSSE conference at the University of Calgary. The award is in recognition of Britzman’s many contributions […]

Successful mission to the Middle East sees new MOUs with leading institutions

York University President and Vice Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and Robert Haché, York vice-president research and innovation, have completed a successful mission to the Middle East. The mission took place from May 15 to 20 and was led by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. More than 120 representatives from postsecondary institutions, public and private sector organizations accompanied […]